Don’t be the lone star in your practice who can talk about ticks. Be a deer, er dear, and practice this sample tick talk with your veterinary team to bridge the gulf in otherwise rocky tick conversations with clients.
At one time, veterinary spot-on topical fipronil formulations for dogs and cats were recommended for extralabel use in rabbits, but no more. Exposure to these products can cause life-threatening signs in rabbits.
Initial exposure to a tick-borne disease may have contributed to this puppy's susceptibility to this fungal disease, which can be deadly if disseminated. Would you be able to catch the signs of infection?