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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: BooBoo’s Story

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: BooBoo’s Story

Diagnosing is a process. Sometimes the obvious answer is the correct one and sometimes it is not. Be relentless and don’t settle for a diagnosis that provides neither relief nor a proper explanation. BooBoo’s Story It’s the start of tick season here in the Northeast. I’ve been reflecting on last year’s tick season and how we almost lost our sweet…

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Canine Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Clara’s Story

Canine Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Clara’s Story

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is one of the infectious diseases transmitted by ticks.  Even though the microorganism resembles bacteria, it behaves like a virus. It attacks and damages blood vessels, tissues, and organs throughout the body. That’s why the symptoms can be all over the place. It is most prevalent in the east coast, midwest, and plains. Even though it…

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