Monday 13th January 2020

Lyme disease: Justin Bieber’s tick-bite illness can cause joint pain, heart problems, and depression

Justin Bieber's has recently made public his struggle with Lyme disease and associated health effects Tick prevention measures remain a sensible precaution for both people and pets enjoying the great outdoors. Dogs infected with Borrelia are sentinels for human infection as dog owners may have also been exposed to the same environments harbouring infected ticks. It is important to emphasise however, that infected dogs do not present a direct risk to people and they can still enjoy a post walk cuddle.