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Dogs, Cats and Lymes Disease Symptoms and Treatment


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Lymes disease is capable to affect individual pets differently. Certain pets show no symptoms, while several others exhibit fever, painful joints, vomiting, tiredness, and loss of appetite. The spirochete may harm nervous system, heart, eyes, and kidneys of pets, if their Lymes disease is not treated in time.


Cats are likely to show walking difficulties, loss of appetite, eye damage, unusual breathing, and fever. Several cats infected with Lymes disease also show visible symptoms.


Dogs diagnosed with Lymes disease may be lethargic, and can have fever ranging between 103°F - 105°F, along with poor appetite. They may also experience lameness. Heart disorders, kidney failure, aggression, and confusion are other Lymes disease symptoms seen in dogs.

From my personal pet's experience, I can say that dogs are infectious to Lymes bacterium, but they do not show visible Lymes disease symptoms. They also show the same expression for the disease as of humans.

Preventive Measures:

In consideration with my personal experience and research, below mentioned are certain preventive measures that you can rely on to help your pets stay free from Lymes disease infection:

  • Apply tick-terminating chemicals on your pet's exterior to shield them from Lymes disease spreading infectious ticks. You can use dips and sprays containing pyrethrins and permethrins to kill ticks on horses, cats, and dogs. Conduct the application very carefully, as several pets are allergic or are sensitive to these sprays and chemicals.

  • You can use rubber gloves during the application process. Tick collars will also aid to deject ticks from attacking your pets. Ensure that you never apply multiple repellents on your pet, because a blend of various chemicals could make your pet very sick.

  • Ensure to safeguard your pet against ticks when admitting in a tick habitat, such as beach grass, wooded, shrubby, or grassy areas. Trim grassy areas frequently to minimize tick habitation, which is the root cause of Lymes disease.

  • Take care of the habitat with insecticides intended specifically for ticks. One crucial thing that I would like to add is to avoid contaminating water, as experts have suggested to spray insecticides at least 75 feet away form a well or any drinking water body.

  • Make regular tick-checks and examine your pets closely to spot any embedded ticks, which can seriously disturb your pet with Lymes disease infection.

    Finally, my prime tip for you is to consult your veterinarian to obtain an appropriate treatment for your pet's Lymes disease.

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