Tick-Borne Disease with Dr. Weese

J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM, FCAHS, Ontario Veterinary College, Ontario, Canada

ArticleLast Updated August 2019Listen

To treat or not to treat? In this episode, host Beckie Mossor, RVT, connects with Clinician’s Brief Editor in Chief Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM, about his recent article, “Borrelia burgdorferi Seropositivity in a Clinically Normal Dog.” Dr. Weese shares his opinions on treatment for subclinical dogs that test positive for tick-borne illness, and he explores considerations for practitioners when deciding whether to treat these patients. Also addressed is education for clients on tick-borne disease, prevention, and how to prepare before traveling with their pets. In addition, Dr. Weese offers his thoughts on the biggest changes and myths surrounding tick-borne disease and prevention.

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In this veterinary podcast, Beckie Mossor, RVT, hosts the authors of your favorite Clinician’s Brief articles to dig deeper and explore the conversations behind the content. This podcast offers a wide range of topics impacting clinical care of dogs and cats, from diagnosis and treatment information to client expectations and experience. Each podcast episode is full of practical education for every veterinarian and their team.

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