Posts tagged "Lyme Disease"

Lyme Disease in Dogs and People

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Lyme disease is on the rise in people and in dogs. Also, where Lyme disease occurs in people, it also occurs in dogs (and visa versa). As Dr. Ernie Ward points out we can take many steps to go a long ways toward preventing Lyme in dogs. Here’s a story on how one pharma company... Read more »

Lyme Disease: Prevention May Begin with Vaccinating Mice

Lyme Disease: Prevention May Begin with Vaccinating Mice
Lyme Disease is on the rise in America. What if we could vaccinate the white-footed mice that account for the majority of the transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi (the cause of Lyme disease) and significantly reduce the level of tick infection? The answer is absolutely yes, according to the Journal of Infectious Diseases. An oral bait... Read more »

Lyme Disease, Education About Affects for People and Dogs Ongoing

Lyme Disease, Education About Affects for People and Dogs Ongoing
Three people in the Northeast who abruptly died in the past 13 months had an undetected heart inflammation caused by Lyme disease, according to a federal study that suggests death from the deer tick-borne bacteria is more common than previously thought, according to the Boston Globe . While Lyme disease doesn’t exactly affect dogs the same... Read more »
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Pet Health Meets Human Health: Zoobiquity Conference

Pet Health Meets Human Health: Zoobiquity Conference
NEW YORK CITY — It’s been called “one health” or comparative medicine, and now “zoobiquity” is the in-vogue term used to describe the intersection where human and animal medicine meet. Here’s an example: Lyme disease affects dogs and people, but inexplicably, Lyme doesn’t cause illness in cats. Studying the parallels of Lyme in dogs and... Read more »

Steve Dale's Pet World, Zoobiquity and Lyme Disease

Steve Dale's Pet World, Zoobiquity and Lyme Disease
Zoobquity or one health – how animal and human health come together was the topic of this week’s show with Dr. Richard Goldsten, chief medical officer Animal Medical Center in New York City. Listen HERE to our conversation on WGN Radio, Steve Dale’s Pet World about the 3rd Zoobiquity Conference , and specifically – as an example of... Read more »

Zoobiquity Means One Health, Steve Dale's Pet World

Zoobiquity Means One Health, Steve Dale's Pet World
It’s been called one health or comparative medicine, and now the in-vogue term is Zoobiquity to describe the intersection where human and animal medicine meet. The 3rd Zoobiquity Conference was held in New York City on November 2, attended by nearly 400 veterinarians, physicians, students and various health professionals at both Rockefeller University and the... Read more »
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Ticks and Preventing Tick Disease, Snap to It!

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Lyme disease is actually most prevalent in dogs in October through November….Odd video – still a great reminder; ticks (and therefore tick disease) does occur in all states. Learn more HERE. 

Ticks Are More Than A Pest

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Lyme disease is spreading. Dr. Richard Goldstein, medical director of the famed Animal Medical Center in New York City, says we can actually do more to protect our pets than we can do to protect ourselves from Lyme. It begins with testing your dog to determine if your dog has Lyme or another tick disease... Read more »

Lyme Disease Prevention in Dogs

Lyme Disease Prevention in Dogs
Lyme Disease is getting more pub – how it’s being underdiagnosed in people. Dr. Richard Goldstein, chief medical officer of Animal Medical Center in New York City notes we can do more to protect our dogs than we can to protect ourselves. From my national radio show Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen HERE to Dr.... Read more »
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Tick Diseases In Dogs

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Tick populations are booming, and where there are ticks, I can assure you there is tick disease. Sometimes tick borne illnesses are debilitating (to pets and also people, of course). And it’s more than merely Lyme, there’s a long, long list of nasty sounding diseases.   Sometimes they even come grouped together, as some ticks... Read more »