Lyme Disease: How It Can Impact the Health of Your Pet

Lyme disease is caused by the bacteria, borrelia, which is transmitted to a person or animal by a tick bite. The deer tick, also known as the black legged tick, is the carrier of this bacteria, but not all deer ticks are infected.┬áDeer ticks are most commonly found on deer and small rodents. Having these […]

How Our Pets Keep Us Healthy

While owning a pet can be a big responsibility, the health benefits for us as pet owners, may far exceed those responsibilities. Research has shown that having a pet can benefit us both physically and emotionally. Here’s how… 1. Better Heart Health Owning an active pet (such as a dog) gives us a reason to […]