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Latest Topic: Ticks, and other parasites, encroaching on new territories

The Companion Animal Parasite Council is warning of expanding tick territories and a a higher risk of diseases in previously less susceptible pet populations. They are urging owners to use year-round parasite prevention for pets. Here are some of the nationwide trends predicted for 2014:

Ticks that spread Lyme Disease are expanding their territory into areas of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states.

The risk of ehrlichiosis will be very high from Virginia to Texas and as far west as Texas.

Heartworm disease is also expected to be a substantial threat, with Texas, the Southeast and Pacific Coast areas from Northern California to Washington state seeing higher than normal levels of infection.


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