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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

LIVELINES: PET CALLS

Most people would be happy to live out their lives never having to see a tick. However dog owners need to be aware of the potential for their pets to acquire ticks and getting a serious tick borne disease.

Dr. Jim Hammon from Northgate Animal Hospital was our guest this morning.

He gave the following tips and advice when it comes to ticks.

Preventing and Treating Ticks

-more than 850 species worldwide, but about 12 in our area

-ticks often harbor disease

-use year round tick prevention

-new tick products

NORTHGATE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

423.875.9033

WWW.NORTHGATEANIMALHOSPITAL.COM

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