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    Had the dog into the vet for annual checkup. There was a gentleman in there and he was carrying a German short hair pointer out to his car. I commented to the vet about this. She said its sad the dog is 100% crippled from Lyme disease and probably will die soon, that is why my dog is vaccinated.
    Now I have noticed a decrease in Coyote numbers around here chalked it up to mange but after talking to our Vet about Lyme disease infecting dogs would it not seem reasonable that wild canines could contract it.

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    The vaccination does not guarantee your dog will not get Lyme. They are still working on an effective vaccine. This directly from a vet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cayuga Kid View Post
    Had the dog into the vet for annual checkup. There was a gentleman in there and he was carrying a German short hair pointer out to his car. I commented to the vet about this. She said its sad the dog is 100% crippled from Lyme disease and probably will die soon, that is why my dog is vaccinated.
    Now I have noticed a decrease in Coyote numbers around here chalked it up to mange but after talking to our Vet about Lyme disease infecting dogs would it not seem reasonable that wild canines could contract it.
    Since about the middle to the end of February,coyotes where I hunt (Peterborough and northern Northumberland Counties) have all but disappeared like something hit an "off" switch. Our area is fairly heavily hunted,but,success rates are very low this year,which is very surprising given excellent success rates in previous years. I get that populations tend to fluctuate over time,but,when suddenly there's not even a track makes me wonder.
    Sometimes,Karma sends an ex back into your life to see if you're still stupid.

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    what is best prevent med for tics ? been using revolution

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    Quote Originally Posted by warningshot View Post
    what is best prevent med for tics ? been using revolution
    For many years I used products with Permethrin as the active ingredient...(Advantix, Liberty 50 etc).. Never had a problems with fleas or tics.

    Two 2 yrs back, the vet we use recommend Bravecto, so we switched, far more convenient than a topical and seems to work fine.

    Here's a chart showing the comparisons to some of the products available.

    https://www.1800petmeds.com/Bravecto...re8230008.html
    Arte et marte (By Skill and by Fighting)...The RCEME motto

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    Quote Originally Posted by warningshot View Post
    what is best prevent med for tics ? been using revolution
    No don't be using that. It does not kill the deer tick which is the one that can give your dog lyme disease.

    Have a read here:

    https://www.oodmag.com/community/sho...-W-Ont-already

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    I could imagine quite a few coyotes die each year.

    remy

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