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    June 27th, 2014Adminlyme disease in dogs

    Editor’s Note: This story was It’s summertime, which means outdoor play, hiking, gardening ” and tick bites. The creepy crawlies tend to latch on during the summer months and these arachnids are ubiquitous throughout the U.S.But tick bites are more than just an annoying spring and summer nuisance. Each year, about 300,000 people in the U.S. catch Lyme disease , which is caused by bacteria, from    .. more …

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    May 2nd, 2014Adminlyme disease in dogs

    FAIRBANKS , Alaska (AP) – Many people think ticks can’t live in Alaska, but a state veterinarian says that’s not the case.Some ticks, such as hare ticks, have always survived in the state, but nonnative dog ticks also have been found in Alaska, raising concerns for dogs, wildlife and the risk of spreading diseases to people. Kimberlee Beckmen of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks    .. more …

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    May 24th, 2013Adminlyme disease in dogs
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    A sick raccoon seen in the 3100 block of Macomb Street NW was later determined to have rabies, the D.C. Department of Health said Friday morning.The raccoon, a one-year-old lactating female, was    .. more …

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    October 5th, 2012Adminlyme disease in dogs
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    A new health worry is coming to Muskingum County.Blacklegged ticks, a Lyme disease carrier rarely seen in Ohio before 2010 are now making themselves at home in the Buckeye state. They are thought to be established in Licking, Coshocton and even Muskingum county. The influx of the blacklegged tick also known as the deer tick poses a much larger threat than regular dog ticks because they are so hard    .. more …

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    June 29th, 2012Adminlyme disease in dogs
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    Happy Father’s Day!Great. Now that I’ve gotten that boiled stadium dog out of the way, I can move on to the American gourmet Kobe-style Wagyu filet of my week:What do you say to a gang of unsupervised young adults “playing” on the beach ” flicking lit matches at any idiot stupid enough to wander buy?Their words, not mine.”Where are your parents?” I wondered ” cowering nearby safely within careful    .. more …

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