There are about 14 diseases spread by ticks that affect both humans and pets. Read this article to learn more about them and how you can best combat them, for your sake and your pets’.
Published: Sunday, 7/13/2014 BY DR. GARY THOMPSON ASK THE VET Enlarge Some of you may have had the unfortunate experience of dealing with ticks on either yourself or your pets. Spring and summer tend to be the periods when you are most likely to encounter a tick while out and about. While this winter was especially harsh, I wouldn’t harbor any hope about it impacting the tick population because they are well-adapted to dealing with cold. Once the warm and wet weather returns, they emerge with a vengeance. Tall grasses and weeds are prime habitat for ticks. They are […]