Pets at the Cabin

Dogs & Lyme Disease

By Jennifer T. Derrick
Published: February 17, 2011
Photo by Victor Soares
We do our best to protect ourselves and our children from deer ticks and Lyme disease, but do we need to worry about our dog? We bring her with us to the cottage, and she loves to run through the fields and woods around our place. Can dogs contract this disease? If so, how can we prevent it?
– Trisha Flemming, via-e-mail  

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