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I have a pet, how can I make sure they don't bring home Lyme disease infected ticks?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Various measures

Many measures can reduce the chance of pets being bitten by deer ticks, which can not only infect your pet but can infect you! these tend to involve pesticides to kill ticks in your yard or tick repellents on your pet- but these can be toxic.
Advice from the cdc is here: http://www.Cdc.Gov/ticks/avoid/on_pets.Html for natural options: http://www.Dogsnaturallymagazine.Com/ticks-natural-prevention/.

In brief: Various measures

Many measures can reduce the chance of pets being bitten by deer ticks, which can not only infect your pet but can infect you! these tend to involve pesticides to kill ticks in your yard or tick repellents on your pet- but these can be toxic.
Advice from the cdc is here: http://www.Cdc.Gov/ticks/avoid/on_pets.Html for natural options: http://www.Dogsnaturallymagazine.Com/ticks-natural-prevention/.
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine

In brief: Lyme ticks

Discuss this with your veterinarian.
It is very important to decrease your exposure to these tics.

In brief: Lyme ticks

Discuss this with your veterinarian.
It is very important to decrease your exposure to these tics.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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