Category Archives: Ticks in dogs

How to Check Your Dog for Ticks in Central Massachusetts

“Help! I am pulling a few ticks off of my dog each and every day.” We have been hearing from many customers and experiencing it ourselves, the ticks are out in full force this spring and they are relentlessly searching … Continue reading

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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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Fire? Flush? Alcohol? How To Properly Dispose Of A Tick

Listening to people discuss their method for disposing of ticks can range from hilarious to frightening.  If you’ve heard these discussions, you may begin to ask yourself if others feel about ticks the same way they feel about werewolves or … 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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