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Can I Get Lyme Disease from My Dog?

There is no evidence that dogs and cats spread the disease directly to their owners, but they can bring infected ticks into your home or yard. Cases of Lyme disease in humans are much higher than in previous years, so protection for your pet and possibly yourself should be considered.

What is Lyme disease?
It is caused by the Borrelia Burgdorferi bacteria which is transmitted by ticks, specifically, the type called Ixodes spp, aka the deer tick.

How is it spread to humans?
The deer tick can also feed on dogs, so they frequently hang around dog owner’s yards. The same type of tick can also feed on people.

How to protect myself and my dog from Lyme disease?
Year-round tick control for your pet should be practiced.

Check yourself and your pet closely for ticks!

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Last updated: June 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

The dedicated team at Acadia Veterinary Hospital