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I've pulled 3 ticks off of my dog, 2 engorged. One leaving a
I've pulled 3 ticks off of my dog, 2 engorged. One leaving a nasty wound … read more
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I live in Connecticut just found a tick on my puppy. Puppy is about 5 months old mix breed from shelter in Mississippi. The tick is engorged. I used a tick puller to remove and I think I got the head.… read more
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I removed an engorged tick from my dog. Does she need
I removed an engorged tick from my dog. Does she need antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent getting lyme disease … read more
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I pulled a tick off my dog on Saturday. It was on her belly
Hi I pulled a tick off my dog on Saturday. It was on her belly and it was pretty full. now she has a red spot right next to where I pulled it out. should I be concerned?… read more
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If my dog was bitten by a deer tick in an endemic area, should
If my dog was bitten by a deer tick in an endemic area, should I seek prophylactic antibiotic treatment? I just noticed the tick today, but it was a fully engorged deer tick. The dog shows no symptoms… read more
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My dog had a deer tick on him that was engorged. What's the protocol for detecting/preventing Lyme disease in dogs.… read more
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My dog and I were in a nature preserve in PA on Sunday. I
My dog and I were in a nature preserve in PA on Sunday. I inspected her for ticks when we left the preserve. I removed 4 unattached deer ticks that day. Subsequently, I continue to inspect her regular… read more
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I just pulled a tick off my dog, it had a sliverish look. When
I just pulled a tick off my dog, it had a sliverish look. When I removed the tick, it burst, blood came out, but i believe I got the head as well. I cleaned the area and put alcohol over it. My dog ha… read more
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It looks like my Shih Tzu has a brownish colored bean or pea
It looks like my Shih Tzu has a brownish colored bean or pea attached to his jaw area. The area is red. When I try to remove it he whimpers. Can you tell me what it is and how to treat it?… read more
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I have just moved to a desert area. My dog has has tiny black
I have just moved to a desert area. My dog has has tiny black things on her body. Tonight I found several of these attached to her skin, just below the ear. This is in the Palm Springs area. I have re… read more
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My dog is on Frontline but I found an engorged deer tick on
My dog is on Frontline but I found an engorged deer tick on him and removed it head and all. But now I'm worried... Was the tick dead? Why does a tick get engorged? Is it possible my dog has Lyme dise… read more
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i found a bulls eye on my two year old dog it looks like the head of the tick may still be in the center of the bulls eye. this tick probably got on her on saturday in the woods. Will taking her to th… read more
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I am concerned that my dog might have lymes disease. I had
I am concerned that my dog might have lymes disease. I had found a tick on her about a week and a half ago, and since then I have noticed a scabby area on her neck that recently has looked like it has… read more
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I found and removed a tick on my 3 month old puppy. She has only had 2 out of her 4 vaccination shots. The spot where she was bit is red. What should I do?… read more
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We just applied Frontline Plus to our 7 month old goldendoodle
We just applied Frontline Plus to our 7 month old goldendoodle on March 31. Today (4 days later) we found a dead tick. Should we be concerned at this point about how long the tick has been there prior… read more
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