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West Nile Virus in Dogs – is it a problem?

Chipper hiding in the weeds full of mosquitoes.

Chipper hiding in the weeds full of mosquitoes.

Here in northern Illinois we are at the height of mosquito season anytime we go outside near the grass or shrubs. Stepping on the lawn to pick up your dog’s morning dump causes a wave of mosquitoes to rise up to your bare legs, instigating a dance as you swat one, then another ,and another of these blood thirsty fiends. Continue reading