Dogs Have More Reasons Than Ever to Be Ticked Off

Veterinary medicine at the forefront of uncovering multiple tick-borne diseases

WESTBROOK, Maine (May 8, 2006) – When people think of ticks lurking in the woods, their backyard or a park, they often consider the dreaded Lyme disease they may carry. However, new research is discovering many of these eight-legged creatures carry multiple diseases that can be contracted by people — and even more so by their four-legged friends.

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Interactive map with the number of reported cases for dogs across

Hover your mouse over an individual state to see the actual numbers for Lyme, Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis.