Info About Pets

June 26, 2010

Pet Care Tip of the Day

When checking for ticks on your pet, be sure to look at the bottoms of their feet, between the paw pads, the back of the head and neck, under their ears, and behind/under their front legs, as I’ve found that ticks seem to like these areas most of all.

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March 16, 2010

Pet Care Tip of the Day

If your dog goes walking or lives in a wooded area, you may find ticks to be a common problem. Ticks are small, crab shaped parasites that suck your dog’s blood. They latch on with their mouth parts and drop off when they are full. Ticks can also carry diseases, most notably Lyme Disease. If you find a flea on your dog, here’s what you do.

February 22, 2010

How To Remove a Tick from a Pet

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I know it’s winter, but for some of us in warmer climates, it’s always tick season. I hadn’t seen many ticks in my life, and had never removed one from anybody or any animal prior to a few months ago. But when my dog, Spud had a tick on him, I had to find a good way to remove it. I used the method below and got the tick out in tact and without even making Spud flinch. Now, it could be harder or easier for you to do it. This seems to be the way that most places online say to remove them. Good luck!

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