Author archive: Melissa Beall, DVM, PhD


Warning: Tick exposure is the tip of the iceberg

Tick encounters are increasingly hard to avoid. After all, these eight-legged blood suckers are spreading diseases throughout the United States. To protect our pets and ourselves, we need to stay alert to the risks right under our noses. That means regularly screening pets—including asymptomatic or seemingly healthy ones—to identify exposure to infected ticks.

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New research identifies FeLV/FIV test with best overall performance

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