Tick-borne diseases are spreading fast.

Ick! A tick!

 

Ticks and the diseases they can transmit are really scary. I have been using flea and tick preventatives on Martha year round for as long as I can remember.  She also gets vaccinated for Lyme disease.

It’s tough to do a decent tick check when you don’t have another human around to help sometimes, but I try.  And I try to follow the advice in this article.  Check it out, there are some good tips in here.

Tick-borne diseases are spreading fast..

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The Chosen Ones: Breeder, Rescued or Both? « How Many Dogs?! Creating Harmony in a Multi Dog Household

This is a great article about the controversy over rescue vs what I call “bought and paid for” dogs. Martha is the latter.  

The Chosen Ones: Breeder, Rescued or Both? « How Many Dogs?! Creating Harmony in a Multi Dog Household.