Lyme Disease and Anaplasmosis: Know the Signs
Fun Fact: White-tailed deer can support more than 450,000 ticks per year!
- Lameness or stiffness
- Swelling of limbs or joints
- Lethargy/Reluctance to move
- Loss of appetite
- Kidney failure (increased thirst, increased urination, weight loss)
If you see any of these signs in your pet, contact us immediately!
Lyme disease is transmitted by the deer tick. An annual vaccine is available for this bacterial disease and is 85-90% effective in helping prevent disease transmission.
Anaplasmosis is transmitted by the deer tick. There is no vaccine available at this time.
HOW TO AVOID TICK DISEASES? VACCINATION AND TICK PREVENTION!!