Now that we’ve busted these common myths, what should you do? Talk with your veterinarian about which tick control product is right for your pet. And consistently check your cat or dog for ticks.
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Most dog owners aren’t keen on checking their dog’s genital regions. However, this area is another dark, moist region on the body that ticks really like hanging around in. Ticks can become attached and stay hidden by the dog's coat and tail for a long time.
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Ticks like dark, moist areas, so the underside of the tail makes a great home. Since most owners aren’t regularly checking the underside of the dog's tail, especially near the base, a tick can go unnoticed for quite some time. If your dog has thick fur, you’ll want to make sure to comb through it and search thoroughly. A fine comb will likely catch a tick that’s attached itself under the tail.
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Use the tool below to generate a map of your home area to see the number of reported positive cases of , , and heartworm disease in dogs. Maps are available for all regions of the United States and Canada. Because so many dogs go untested for tick-borne diseases, the actual number of dogs infected by ticks is likely many times higher than reported figures.Ticks are common parasites that can be found anywhere, from the deep woods to urban parks. And each year, thousands of dogs become infected with serious diseases transmitted by a number of different . Diseases like , , .Productions is a full service production company and media agency providing clients with a broad spectrum of services. Whether you are a small to mid-size business looking for a local or regional television advertising campaign, a large company or a political hopeful needing a full scale generational marketing campaign, or a record label looking for a music video, 2 Ticks & The Dog Productions, Inc. can do it all.Removing embedded ticks is a delicate operation because it’s easy for a piece of the tick to break off and remain in your dog’s skin if done improperly. Follow the removal steps below or consider bringing your dog to a veterinarian who can safely perform the task and, possibly, show you how it’s done. Infection can occur after 24 hours, so if you find a tick on your dog, remove it right away. Always wear rubber gloves to protect yourself from possible injury or infection.