06-19-2013 09:37 AM
I just removed a tick from my dog today. It was there less than a day and the only reason i know that is I check over her daily because we do a lot of running in a big field. I did not notice it yesterday but when I got home this morning I saw it there. Do all ticks carry lyme disease? Should I be worried? This is the first time I've ever had to remove a tick from any of my animals.
06-19-2013 01:07 PM
It is a very bad year for ticks and lets face it they are nasty! To answer your question No, not all ticks carry lyme disease. And there are several different types of ticks. Go on line to your local DNR website and they will usually have a listing of the different species of ticks and most prevalent carriers of lyme and other diseases and potential dangers. I have pulled many ticks of of my dog this year alone and she is treated. Best of luck hope this helps.
06-20-2013 07:44 AM