International Pet Trainer Association

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Lyme Disease (Yale University)

Lyme borreliosis is an infectious disease caused by the Ixodes tick-transmitted spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. Yale Rheumatology has been at the forefront of Lyme disease research since the identification and elucidation of Lyme arthritis by our section in the early 1970’s. Lyme disease has emerged as the most common vector-borne disease in North America and is a significant health care concern, with recent CDC estimates of the annual case incidence approaching ~300,000. Continue reading

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Foster and Photograph

My name is Adri, I am 19 years old and I love Border Collies and photography. I fostered for my state’s Border Collie Rescue from 2011 to 2014, and have been into photography since September of 2012. I currently foster for Shine On Animal Rescue in Redding, CA.
I own one dog, a brown and white Border Collie named Nelly, and will have a foster dog or two almost all the time. I also have chickens, fish, and a cat called Buddy. He lives with my mom.

I adopted Nelly when I was 15 years old, she was my first foster dog. I fostered her with the intent of adopting. She had a lot of behavior problems when I got her, including wanting to attack every dog she saw, not being able to settle, and just in general very bad manners. There were some other issues that I won’t get into.
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