Ticks and Lyme Disease: Riverdale Park West

We’ve received a report from a Cabbagetown resident that their dog was bitten by ticks in Riverdale Park West and has now developed Lyme Disease. The dog is going to be fine fortunately, but please do keep an eye out for ticks when in the park for both you and your dog’s sake.

Here is an image of a tick to give you an idea of what to watch out for:

Tick

 

Tick-in-a-dog” by JazzjohnnOwn work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

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