Anemia

Babesiosis in a Dog: Ted’s Story

Babesiosis in a Dog: Ted’s Story

Babesiosis is a tick-borne infection. It is not a bacteria, however, it is a protozoal parasite. This parasite invades red blood cells resulting in anemia. Your dog can contract this disease from multiple species of ticks. Ted is a happy, active, bright and alert Beagle. He’s always been well taken care of, vaccinated and on a flea/tick preventive. With his…

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Can Ticks Kill a Dog? Death by Ticks—Julia’s Story

Can Ticks Kill a Dog? Death by Ticks—Julia’s Story

The common way ticks pose a health risk to dogs is the transmission of diseases. Without timely diagnosis and treatment, some of these diseases can be life-threatening. Some of the common tick-borne diseases include: Lyme disease ehrlichiosis anaplasmosis babesiosis Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever In the modern world, an undiagnosed or untreated infection is rare and pretty much the only way…

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