Blog: Parasite Awareness
This question is one that we, here at the Mountain Road Animal Hospital, are hearing quite often. With the fall season fast approaching and winter on its heels, everyone wants to know how long to continue with their monthly treatments.
Lyme disease is becoming more and more of a concern as the presence of ticks in our area grows! Last year we had sent many ticks away for analysis to determine whether or not they were carrying the Lyme bacteria. An alarming high number came back as Lyme positive.
It’s that time of year again folks…flea season! Fleas are everywhere, year round, however, the most “active” months are during the warmer months – Early Spring to Late Fall. For the sake of your sanity AND wallet, it’s much cheaper and easier to prevent fleas than it is to treat…