Can dogs pass lyme disease to humans?

Answer Dogs who are infected with lyme disease can not directly transmit the disease to a human. As with canines, lyme disease is transmitted to humans by an infected tick. Removal of the infected tick wi... Read More »

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Can you pass on lyme disease to your baby?

There has never been a documented case of transmission from mother to child.

Lyme Disease Levels in Dogs?

Lyme disease is caused when a tick infected with Borrelia burgdorferi---a form of bacteria---bites a dog and infects it. Dogs are at greater risk than humans of contracting Lyme disease as they're ... Read More »

Untreated Lyme Disease in Dogs?

Lyme disease, or borreliosis, has become the most prevalent tick-borne disease in North America since being discovered in human beings in 1975, reports The tick wasn't found in dogs un... Read More »

Prognosis of Lyme Disease in Dogs?

According to the Baker Institute for Animal Health, Lyme disease was officially recognized in the United States in 1975. A doctor documented the disease in a group of children in Lyme, Connecticut.... Read More »