Brooklyn Bark Talks

It's Fall, the Calendar is "Ticking" -  here's what you need to know about ticks and your dog

As the weather cools, many reinvigorated Barkers are heading to the hiking trails with their pups.  Disease bearing ticks have been there all summer - actually they have become year 'round scourges in the Northeast.

 

Brooklyn Bark caught up with Dr. Chris of North Slope Veterinary who shares that he gets questions from patients about ticks all year. 



Brooklyn Bark:  Are there ticks in Brooklyn? Do they spread disease?

Dr. Chris:  Yes, there are ticks in New York City and Brooklyn. The most common tick is the American Dog Tick.  These ticks

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