Adopted Dog Lyme Disease: What to Know


Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread by ticks. It can cause a variety of symptoms in dogs, including fever, joint pain, and lethargy.


 Your dog can get Lyme disease by being bitten by an infected tick. Ticks are most active in wooded areas, but they can also be found in other areas, such as your backyard.

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There are a few things you can do to prevent Lyme disease in your adopted dog:Keep your dog on a tick prevention medication.Avoid wooded areas during tick season.


 If you think your dog has Lyme disease, take them to the vet right away. The vet can diagnose the disease and prescribe treatment.


The symptoms of Lyme disease in dogs can vary, but they may include:Fever,Joint pain,Lethargy,Loss of appetite,Swollen lymph nodes.


The treatment for Lyme disease in dogs is a course of antibiotics. The length of treatment will depend on the severity of the infection.


Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacteria is spread by ticks that have been infected with the bacteria.

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