Q. My dog was bitten by a deer tick. Immediatly after I removed the tick I noticed a dark red spot on her. Could that mean she might have lyme disease?

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A. Lyme disease diagnosis is not based on the skin mark but on a blood test. It is essential to protect your dog from ticks if you live in an aerea where Lyme disease is prevalent, however at this stage I would recommend a vet check up and to follow his advice on what is the best next step.

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