Ticks are nasty little things. Not only do they make your pet uncomfortable, they also pose a threat to human health.
Illnesses like Lyme disease are transmitted by their bites, and can affect humans as well as animals. So here are 15 tick treatment and prevention tips for pets.
Tick prevention tips for pets
There are various ways to protect your pets from tick bites. Each has it own pros and cons.
1. Be selective in where your pet roams
Ticks usually live in long grass or low-level foliage, and grip onto any host who brushes past.
Keep pets indoors isn’t realistic. In late spring and summer, when ticks are most active, walk your dog in the street rather than letting them run free in the countryside.