Boise Vet Warns Pet Owners These ‘Creepy Crawlies’ Are Back
Idahoans love their pets, they love the outdoors, and they definitely love taking their pets on adventures into the great outdoors! What risks come from doing so? We're luck that overall, Idaho is a relatively safe place and if you lather up the sunscreen, you're good to go.
For our pets however, we've got to be safe. It can get HOT here in the summer and that is brutal and frankly, dangerous, for your pet's paws.
Other animals and insects are a threat to your pets as well.
One Boise Vet--Habitat Veterinary Hospital--is warning Boise residents that they've had to deal with their very first tick of the year and it's time to be on the lookout, pet owners.
There are a few things that anyone can do to reduce the risk of a tick encounter:
Tips To Prevent Ticks
Have you ever had to deal with this nasty things?
Full disclosure, we had to look at photos of ticks while writing this and our skin is crawling. No thank you.
There are preventative prescriptions available at Habitat Veterinary Hospital or at your own vet, most likely, if you would like to stay a few steps ahead of these nasty pests that can latch on to your dogs and start a whole slew of other issues.
If you're headed outdoors with a dog or even alone--make sure you know what to expect from the snakes in our area, too--