Nymphal and adult deer ticks can be carriers of Lyme disease. Nymphs are about the size of a poppy seed

A tick-free dog is a healthy dog.

Each year, thousands of dogs contract Lyme Disease and other vector-borne diseases. With their furry coats, proximity to the ground and love of exploration, dogs are 51-100 times more likely than humans to come in contact with disease-carrying ticks.

Click on “Read more” to view a map of Chicago and surrounding suburbs. You will see that Lyme disease is extremely prevalent in Chicago and surrounding counties. To find out more, visit www.dogsandticks.com.

Cook Country Lyme Disease Cases