What Do I Do if I Find a Tick on my Pet?
After taking your pet out for a fun walk, you thoroughly check their coat and OH NO! you’ realize a tick has attached itself onto your pet. Stay calm, its important to remember that you’ve found the tick! Take action immediately, the longer ticks are allowed to feed the greater the chance of transmitting disease.
The next step is to remove the tick off your pet, if possible we advise allowing a veterinarian to remove the tick to ensure all the tick is removed. However, if you need to remove the tick at home, keep reading!
What else can I do to protect my pet?
Understanding how it works and why it is so important.
Why is it important
You may be thinking, “my dog already has the Lyme vaccine, do I need to give tick preventatives as well?”. The answer is YES. Comprehensive protection that includes both vaccination and monthly protection is best practice.
Vaccinate your pet against Lyme Disease
The Lyme disease vaccination is recommended based on your dog’s exposure risk and individual lifestyle. With the warmer months approaching, now is the time to consider incorporating the Lyme vaccine into your pets vaccination protocol.
Don't forget about our feline friends!!