Category Archives: Dog tick control

Babesiosis in Central Massachusetts: A Danger to Dogs & Humans

Much of the discussion about tick-borne diseases in Central Massachusetts is centered around Lyme Disease. While Lyme is certainly a worthy subject, we would be remiss to not share with you important information about other dangerous tick-borne diseases which could … Continue reading

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6 Strategies NOT to Employ for Protecting Your Dog From Ticks in Central Massachusetts

Are you spending your evening picking ticks off of your dog, despite applying a monthly tick preventative? The truth about veterinarian prescribed tick control for your dogs is that it is not 100% effective. Especially for Central Massachusetts residence, where … Continue reading

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What Dog Lovers Need To Know About Ticks On Dogs

The months of May through July see the highest number of diagnosed Lyme Disease cases in dogs.  Although Lyme Disease is diagnosed all year long in dogs, there is one primary reason spring and summer see the most cases.  During this … Continue reading

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