UpTICKS in tick-borne disease risk
July 25, 2022Tick-borne disease in dogs and cats is almost entirely preventable. Client education is needed to inform about the risk to pets associated with different tick species, canine and kitty lifestyles, importation concerns, and travel (particularly as summer advances). Public health (i.e. human) risks surrounding ticks and tick-borne disease is also now part of our veterinary One Health accountability, in addition to preventing ticks on pets.