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My Tick Adventure
I remember growing up here in Nova Scotia and never seeing a tick.Read More
As springtime approaches us, we eagerly await the warmer temperatures, and so do ticks!Read More
Lyme disease is an interesting organism as there are many differences between infection in humans and in dogs. After being bitten by a tick that has transmitted Borrelia burgdorferi, 80% of humans will develop a rash and flu-like symptoms. Joint pain often ensues with 15% of people developing neurologic abnormalities and 5% of people developing […]Read More
Tick Check Season!
The warmer weather usually results in you and your companion animals spending a lot more time outdoors; walks and hikes in wooded or grassy areas are a fun way to exercise yourself and your pet, but these activities leave us exposed to questing ticks. Ticks do not jump like fleas or fly like the botfly, […]Read More