• Ask the Vet: Stay on your toes - it's tick time

    9 days ago - By Boston Herald

    Dear Dr. John: The news has been pretty consistent lately in talking about tick diseases not just locally but across New England. We have our dog vaccinated every year for Lyme Disease but apparently there are some other diseases that ticks can carry and wonder if you can address these. I read about one newer disease that just seems to be emerging in Connecticut called Powassan. Is this something we should concern ourselves with near Boston? Which ticks should we be most concerned with around here? We do use tick preventatives on our dog, especially in the summer months when there seems to...
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