Posts with tag Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences


Tick Disease Info Is Better, but Prevention Is Still Key

Tick disease isn’t as simple as it appeared to be a decade ago. Researchers and clinicians have learned a lot more about the many bacteria, referred to as “pathogens,” that cause the various diseases. And veterinarians now have access to much better diagnostic tools, such as DNA tests that can tell you not only that… read more


Ticks in America: They Want Your Dogs’ Blood

Seven ticks in the United States are responsible for numerous diseases caused by bacteria transmitted when one of them attaches to a dog, or, in one case, when a dog eats it. Most ticks can serve as hosts to more than one bacterium. Which ticks and bacteria your dogs are mostly likely to be exposed… read more