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Lyme Disease! It Could Happen All Year Round If You Don’t Watch For
Lyme disease is a bacterial illness that can be transmitted to humans, dogs, and other animals by certain species of ticks. It is caused by the spiral-shaped bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi that is carried inside a tick and gets into a dog or person’s bloodstream through a tick bite. Once in the bloodstream, the bacteria can travel to different parts of the body and cause problems in specific organs or locations, such as joints and overall illness.
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Lipomas in Dogs Look Bad, But Aren’t That Bad
A lipoma is a term to describe a prevalent benign tumour of fat seen in middle-aged to older dogs. These tumours can vary in terms of their growth rate (some may remain the same size for years) but become problematic for your pet when they grow in locations that impact their ability to walk or cause discomfort.
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