Hamilton meets the criteria for a Lyme risk area

By July 21, 2017Uncategorized

According to a recent article in the Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton meets the criteria for a Lyme disease risk area.  Of the blacklegged ticks that were collected in the area, 41% were carrying the Lyme disease bacterium.  Protect yourself by staying on trails, wearing protective clothing and checking for ticks after a walk.  You can protect your pet using a tick preventive product.  Both topical and chewable products are available.  Please call us for more information!  You can read the full article in the Hamilton Spectator here:

 

https://www.thespec.com/opinion-story/7392489-june-27-hamilton-lyme-disease-risk-sherwood-s-fate-don-t-snub-atlantic-provinces-and-other-letters-to-the-editor/