Talk with your veterinarian about the best tick prevention product for your pet. Also, conduct frequent tick checks on your pet after they spend time outdoors.

Companion Animal Parasite Council – View this Map to see monthly updates on Tick – Borne Diseases in our country.

Where to check your pet for ticks
  • In and around the ears
  • Around the tail
  • Between the back legs
  • Between the toes
  • Under the front legs
  • Under the collar
  • Around the eyelids
What are the symptoms of tick bites
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Difficulties eating
  • Unsteadiness
  • High blood pressure
  • Weakness
  • Complete loss of muscle movement
  • Poor reflexes
  • Excessive drooling
How to prevent a tick bite
  • Treat the outdoor environment
  • Making the landscape less tick friendly
  • Ridding yard of wild animals
  • Use chemical repellent
Medications for tick bites
  • Yard & kennel spray for tick & fleas
  • brushes
  • monthly pill