As spring approaches, dog owners all over the state are getting excited about hitting the trails, wandering through the woods, playing in the backyard, and finding new favorite spots for those intense games of fetch. But we also have to get ready to deal with tick season.
While ticks are out and about all year long, bites are more likely to occur from late spring to early fall. Not all tick species transmit Lyme disease, but it is a risk of which you need to be aware. How dangerous is this disease for your dog - and how can you protect your favorite four-legged friend?