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Pathobiology professor Scott Weese, who developed the Tick Tracker, says the data could serve as an “early warning system.” By... View Article
Feb. 23, 2017 Keith Matheny, Detroit Free Press They’re already back. All it took was an unusual February warm spell... View Article
By Courtesy University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Aug 5, 2015 Most horses in the Mid-Atlantic region show evidence... View Article
Daksha Rangan The Weather Network Saturday, July 25, 2015, 3:28 PM – Eastern Ontario has seen a surge in cases... View Article
June 2nd, 2014 CHCH TV Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Protecting your pet from Lyme disease is often not discussed enough. Watch... View Article
By Ellwood Shreve, Chatham Daily News Thursday, October 17, 2013 6:38:48 EDT PM Chatham-Kent has seen an increase in reported human... View Article
Dog Diseases number in the scores, just as in humans. But, veterinarians tend to see some much more than others. Sadly, a great deal of grief could be avoided if more dog owners were careful to see that their pets are immunized regularly against preventable dog diseases.
Veterinarians are recommending that pets be vaccinated against the deer tick because the number of pests carrying Lyme disease is on the rise in southeastern New Brunswick.
Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia canis and Dirofilaria immitis among dogs in Canada.
In Canada, the environmental suitability for Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma phagocytophilum vectors, Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus, appears to be growing. In 1991, there was one known endemic location for I. scapularis while currently there are at least eleven. An estimated 8–12% of the 50–175 million adventitious I. scapularis ticks that enter Canada on birds are positive for B. burgdorferi.
A Young (~2 years) Lab mix, male, came into our program with a "questionable" background. He may have been aggressive toward some children, maybe not.
The brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) rarely bites people, far preferring the taste of dog. But global warming could be changing that, exposing people to dangerous diseases as a result.