PetAbility Podcast

The upTICK of Lyme Disease! with Drs. Kathryn Duncan and Laura Greene

June 27, 2023 PetAbility Season 4 Episode 13
PetAbility Podcast
The upTICK of Lyme Disease! with Drs. Kathryn Duncan and Laura Greene
Show Notes

Ticks are everywhere! Ticks carry bacteria that cause diseases, most notably Lyme Disease. Listen to our esteemed guests from Merck Animal Health, Kathryn Duncan, DVM, PhD, DACVM, an expert in parasitology, and Laura Greene, DVM, DACVIM, an expert in internal medicine, as they educate us about what we need to know. They lend their individual expertise to discuss the following and more:

  • How Lyme Disease is transmitted;
  • The common signs and symptoms to look for;
  • How Lyme Disease is diagnosed;
  • The treatment options available for our pets;
  • How to prevent Lyme Disease  with a recommended multimodal approach; and
  • The best method of tick removal and disposal.

Resources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC)
Tick Encounter - The University of Rhode Island
Companion Animal Parasite Council

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