You and your pets could be at higher risk for tickborne illnesses this month: What to know

You and your pets could be at higher risk for tickborne illnesses this month: What to know

People and pets in Metro Detroit are expected to face a higher-than-normal risk for Lyme disease and ehrlichiosis this month, according to the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC). CAPC, a nonprofit, is recommending that pet owners talk to their veterinarians about getting their pets year-round protection from tickborne illnesses through annual testing and preventatives. The … Read more

Veterinarian, Infectious Disease Specialist explain why you should check yourself and your pets for ticks

Veterinarian, Infectious Disease Specialist explain why you should check yourself and your pets for ticks

Weekday broadcast of WYMT Mountain News First at Four HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) – When the weather is warm and you want to spend some time outdoors, it is important to be aware of how easily ticks can work their way onto you and your pets. “Ticks and tick-borne illnesses are the real deal in Spring … Read more