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Rabies and Lyme Disease in Pets

Veterinarian with Family; Dog Lying on Exam Table

November 20, 2019

Most pets enjoy having an opportunity to explore the outdoors. However, being outside can increase the risk of potential health hazards, including Lyme disease and rabies.

Lyme disease is transmitted by tick bites and can lead to life-threatening complications. Since even a short trip into the yard can expose your pet to these parasites, the best defense is a topical treatment that will keep ticks away. And when it comes to rabies protection, all pets are required by law to be vaccinated against this fatal and very dangerous disease.

To find out more about how we can help protect your pets from the dangers that come along with their outdoor adventures ask for information when you schedule your appointment.