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LYME AND PETS
Humans aren't the only species at-risk of infection from Lyme disease. Dogs, cats, and even horses are vulnerable.
Check out the following facts about Lyme disease and pets below.
Did You Know?
Lyme disease causes symptoms in up to 10% of infected dogs.
There were over 690,000 reported cases of Lyme disease in dogs over the past five years.
While Lyme disease is more rare in cats and horses, they are still susceptible to infection, and Lyme-positive cases are increasing.
Symptoms may take several months to appear.
Infection cannot be directly transmitted from pet to human or human to pet. However, the same tick may infect both human and pet.
Animals are susceptible to infection year-round.
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