We share much with our dogs, including susceptibility to tick disease. Veterinary parasitlogists agree dogs are a sentinel for tick diseases. And with every passing year, in the U.S. there’s more and more tick disease.
Dr. Patricia DeLaMora, associate professor of clinical pediatrics Cornell Weill in New York City, talks about how kids and dogs have a great deal in common when it comes to tick disease. She also offers ways which you can and should protect your children from tick diseases such as Lyme.