• Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month

    23 days ago - By North Penn Animal Hospital

    As we transition from winter to spring and summer-and since April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month-it's a good time to talk about ticks and tick-borne diseases. As the weather warms up and we begin to spend more time outdoors, it's important to remember that ticks are also transitioning from their winter dormant phase, hidden in the leafy debris, to their active feeding phase.
    Deer ticks become active as soon as the temperatures rise to 39°F and they remain active all through the spring, summer, fall, and can still be active on warm winter days. Deer ticks carry the bacteria that...
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