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9 Spring-Time Pet Hazards

Reviewed by Bill Saxon DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC on Monday, February 15, 2016
Posted March 24, 2014 in Dog Toxins & Poisons

After a long winter, we’re sure that you’re ready to get outside with your dog. While we couldn’t agree more, don’t overlook these 9 hazards of the season.

1. Ticks and Tick-borne Disease

Ticks are more than just creepy; they can spread a number of different diseases that affect both pets and people: Lyme diseaseehrlichiosisRocky Mountain spotted feveranaplasmosis, tularemia, and babesia. The best way to protect your pet is with preventative treatment. Ask your veterinarian for advice and click here to learn more about ticks and the diseases they spread.

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