IS YOUR DOG AT RISK????
Do you live near tall brush or woods? Do you take your dog for walks? Does your dog frequent your backyard? Do you take your dog to the park, hiking, camping, picnicking, hunting or fishing? Are deer prevalent in your area?
If you answered yes to any of these then your dog is at risk for LYME DISEASE. Lyme Disease (which is also contagious to people) can cause arthritis, lameness, swollen painful joints and loss of appetite. Take steps now to protect your dog as well as your family. Do frequent tick checks after enjoying outdoor activities. Brushing your pet frequently also helps to find ticks. Schedule your dog to receive their LYME VACCINE NOW!!!!
A few other Zoonotic Diseases associated with Ticks which can be transmitted to people: Ehrlichiosis- This bacterial disease can cause fever, muscle aches, vomiting, and several more serious symptoms. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever- A very serious, tick-borne disease that causes fever, headache and muscle pain, followed by a rash.
DANGERS IN THE HOUSE!!!
Household Items Such As: Ibuprofen and Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Vitamins, Diet Pills, Tobacco Products, Detergents Fabric Softener, Drain Cleaner, Oven Cleaner, Disinfectants, Bleach, Lime Remover,
Paint Thinners, Lighter Fluid, Insecticides, Rodent Bait, Mothballs, Fly Bait, Lead, Liquid Potpourri
DANGEROUS FOOD ITEMS!!!
Chocolate, Gum and Candy, Grapes, Raisins, Macadamia Nuts, Avocados, Onions, Garlic, Salt, Tea Leaves, Coffee, Alcohol, Raw Yeast Dough, Spoiled Foods, Fatty Foods, Artificial Sweeteners