A new prediction says 2017 and 2018 will see major Lyme disease outbreaks in new areas. READ
Area veterinarians are saying they have seen an increase in dogs testing positive for Lyme disease, and it is becoming more of a problem.
Lyme disease is commonly transmitted through tick bites and is usually seen in dogs. One vet said a similar rise has not seen it in cats, mostly because cats clean themselves regularly and are more likely to notice and remove the tick on their own. READ
Tick season has begun in Western Washington and health officials are working to keep track of tick-borne disease. READ
Lyme disease, a common tick-borne disease in humans, can be contracted by our canine companions as well. READ