Poll

Tick Troubles

Which tick-borne disease is most concerning to you?

Piroplasmosis
9%
17
Ehrlichiosis
11%
21
Lyme disease
60%
113
Other (please specify below)
3%
6
I'm not too concerned about ticks in my area.
16%
30

Total votes cast: 187

Comments & Write-in Answers

lyme & anaplamosis is epidemic in this area

7/20/2012 2:52:18 PM

all are a concern , lots of ticks

7/19/2012 8:12:08 PM

We are in an area that is noted for lyme ticks

7/19/2012 3:32:38 PM

Check your pets daily for ticks and invest in some guinea hens to decrease tick #s in your pasture

7/19/2012 3:28:12 AM

I have to treat my horses tail, by using one of the "oily" type products it seems to reaally help.

7/18/2012 5:01:55 PM

Actually all, but we are definitely in a known Lyme area.

7/18/2012 4:28:48 PM

Chronic Lyme is prevalent in my area, but close 2nd concern is piro w/recent shady Mexican importing

7/18/2012 7:22:13 AM

because my dog nearly died from it-ehrlichia

7/17/2012 8:17:33 PM

in illinois lyme in the deer transmit to horses

7/17/2012 7:16:13 PM

Erichiciolis(sp?)

7/17/2012 6:55:35 PM

rocky mountain spotted fever

7/17/2012 6:40:48 PM

Why aren't ther vaccines for these diseases? Dogs have a Lyme vac...

7/17/2012 6:35:19 PM

SAVE your horses' immune system,DON'T over vaccinate! We are causing the damage. Do your homework.

7/17/2012 6:07:49 PM

Also, Potomac horse fever.

7/17/2012 5:03:29 PM

They are all bad, but Lymes is our biggest concern,

7/17/2012 4:42:46 PM

Potomac Horse Fever is not a tick borne disease. Please check your facts.

7/17/2012 3:53:05 PM

Not concerned--I find maybe one tick on my guy per year.

7/17/2012 3:42:58 PM

Anaplasmosis- we had 4 cases involving 3 horses last summer. depression, anorexia,high body temps

7/17/2012 9:42:04 AM