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Ticks can be found almost anywhere, but living in Texas ticks cause even more trouble. The warm weather throughout most of the year in Texas causes ticks to be a common problem. Pet owners need to be aware of ticks and become educated about how to protect their pets.
Many people assume that ticks are insects; however they are actually parasitic arachnids and are similar to scorpions, spiders and mites. Tick feed on the blood of its host, either animal or human.
Dogs and cats, whether indoor or outdoor, are susceptible to ticks and can potentially spread them throughout the household. So make sure to check your pet after time outside because they may be bringing in an unknown pest attached to them, which can spread from animal to human. Therefore, if you have a pet at home, it is extremely important to take steps toward tick prevention.
How can you help tackle ticks? Here are a few tips and tricks to avoid ticks:
• Learn about the ticks and diseases in your area
• Talk to your vet about tick prevention (topical medication, tick collars, vaccines)
• Have your pet tested annually
• Keep your yard maintained and treated for pests such as, ticks
• Check your dog for ticks after going to a dog park, camping, hiking, etc.
Ticks can be deadly and have the potential to pass on many diseases to your pet. It’s important to be aware of the role ticks play in your area and become educated and prepared to annihilate these unwelcome arachnids.
Bark! Bark! Bark!
Children and Dogs: Important Information for Parents
Crate Training Your Dog
Dealing with Normal Puppy Behavior Nipping and Rough Play
Dealing with Normal Puppy Chewing
Developmental Stages Of Puppy Behavior
Dog Bite Prevention and Treatment
Dog Toys And How To Use Them
Dominance in Dogs
Housetraining Your Puppy
How to Solve the Digging Problem
How to Use a Head Halter
Helping Your Dog Overcome the Fear of Startling Noises
Inside or Out Making Your Dog Part of the Family
Introducing Your New Dog To Your Resident Dog
Keeping Your Dog Confined To Your Property
New Puppy Dog Supplies
Newborn Puppies - How to take care of them
Nothing in Life is Free
Puppy & Dog Care
Re-Housetraining Your Adult Dog
Sample Aversives for Dogs
Submissive and Excitement Urination
The Canine Escape Artist
The Educated Dog
The Fearful Dog
Understanding Aggressive Behavior In Dogs
Why Dogs Bite - A Guideline For Children
Aversives For Cats
Cat Toys And How To Use Them
Choosing a Kitten
Destructive Scratching in Cats
Developmental Stages Of Kitten Behavior
Discouraging Roaming Cats
Feline Social Behavior and Aggression Between Family Cats
Indoors is Best
Introducing Your New Cat To Your Other Pets
Managing Your Kitten's Rough Play
Newborn Kittens - How to take care of them
Allergies in Pets!
Moving With Your Pet
Pet Theft Prevention
Preparing Your Pet For Baby's Arrival
Successful Cleaning to Remove Pet Odors and Stains
To Spay or Neuter
Territorial Marking Behavior In Dogs And Cats
Unusual Eating Habits In Dogs And Cats
Quality of Life to the End of Life (By Alice E. Villalobos, D.V.M., DPNAP)
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