pet: n. an animal kept in the home for companionship. derived from petty.

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What Are the Symptoms of Canine Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by a microbe called Borrelia burgdorferi. It is only carried by certain ticks, most notably the deer tick and black-legged tick. Lyme disease is transmitted to humans and dogs through the bites of these ticks. The classic symptoms of Lyme disease in dogs are different from signs of infection in humans. If you ever take your dog to woods or fields where ticks live, use this guide to spot canine Lyme disease symptoms.