• Around the Corner: Spring Flowers and the Pest Who Transmits Lyme Disease

    19 days ago - By Fairfax Animal Hospital

    Around the Corner: Spring Flowers and the Pest Who Transmits Lyme Disease
    By: Dr. Rebecca Amster
    The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and the temperature is rising - spring is around the corner! Spring means many things I love. My dog and I can start taking longer walks more comfortably outside. He has all the spring smells to stick his nose in and I can admire the flowers starting to bloom and the green returning to the trees. However, spring also means that ticks will be out in full force. Ticks do not die in the winter; they just wait for the first warm day. Because...
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