Another bacterial disease spread by the Deer tick. LamenessFeverSwollen jointsKidney failureDepressionAnorexia If left untreated it can lead to:Damaged jointsFatal kidney disease (rare)
The most common symptoms are:
There is a preventative (Frontline/Nexgard flea and tick - applied monthly) and a treatment for this disease.
In 2015, of 1191 patients tested, 103 were positive at our hospital. Click here for information on tick borne diseases.