my dog had a tick and i didn’t see it until it was on him for a while. He has been sick for a while scene then.
Answer by ♥life is great in southampton uk
While many dogs exhibit no outward evidence of Lyme disease infection, the most common visible signs are arthritis and lameness, often accompanied by loss of appetite and depression. Additional signs of Lyme disease include:
Reluctance to move or a stiff, painful gait
Swollen joints that are warm to the touch
Pain in the legs or throughout the body
Fever, fatigue and swollen lymph nodes
Symptoms of Lyme disease may come and go, vary from mild to severe and mimic other conditions. In many dogs, the signs may not appear for several months after infection. In severe cases, dogs may also develop heart disease, central nervous system disorders or fatal kidney disease. Learn more.
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Q. How do I know if my dog has Lyme disease?
A. The broad spectrum of possible symptoms associated with tick-borne diseases (including no symptoms) makes screening a vital component of your dog’s annual veterinary exam. Tests are fast, with results while you wait . The test that screens for Lyme disease, canine ehrlichiosis and canine anaplasmosis also screens for heartworm, a disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Regular screening is not only important for disease identification, it’s necessary so that a treatment program can begin as quickly as possible