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COMMUNITY POST: Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs

This post was contributed by Ron Scharf, veterinarian at the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna. Spring is here in the Northeast and ticks are out agaian. Dogs are at risk of tick-borne diseases, as we humans are. We are in an…

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Diligence needed in tick fight

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Julie Lohre had her first encounter with a tick early this spring while walking her dog in Blatnick Park. Lohre, who oversees Niskayuna town park operations, says her dog stayed out of tall grass…