Adopting a Dog with Lyme Disease


This Web Story will discuss the risks and challenges of adopting a dog with Lyme disease, and how to care for them.


Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is spread by ticks. It can cause a variety of symptoms, including fever, rash, fatigue, and joint pain.


Dogs can get Lyme disease. They can get it from being bitten by an infected tick.


 The risks of adopting a dog with Lyme disease include:The dog may still be contagious to other animals and humans. The dog may have long-term health problems due to the disease.


 If you adopt a dog with Lyme disease, you should:Take the dog to the vet to be tested for Lyme disease.Give the dog the appropriate treatment, which may include antibiotics.


Lyme disease can be prevented by:Avoiding areas where ticks are common.Using insect repellent when you are outdoors.


If you are considering adopting a dog with Lyme disease, be sure to weigh the risks and challenges carefully. With proper care, dogs with Lyme disease can live long and healthy lives.

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