If you talk with the animals

they will talk with you

and you will know each other.


If you do not talk with them,

you will not know them.

And what you do not know you will fear.

What one fears, one destroys.


~ Chief Dan George

Animal Communications


Fast Facts

Source: Center for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov)

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vectorborne illness in the U.S. In 2009, it was the 5th most common nationally notifiable disease for the Centers for Disease Control. In 2010, 94% of human Lyme disease cases were reported from 12 states:

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • New Jersey
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Links to more information:

Center for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/
Test Your Knowledge Quiz: http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/quiz/q1/index.html
MN Dept. of Health:  http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/newsletters/dcn/sum10/lyme.html
Univ. of MN Extension: http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/naturalresources/M1275.html
Canine Vaccine Guidelines: https://www.aahanet.org/PublicDocuments/CanineVaccineGuidelines.pdf