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I hurt my puppy, please help

Yesterday, me and my dad were trying to remove ticks on our puppy. I had to hold him under his head and right arm, beacuse ticks were on his front right arm, near the paw. It was very painful for him, ...
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I accidentally popped a tick that was on my dog's eyelids

I accidentally popped a tick on my dog's eyelids and unfortunately blood got on his eyes, the blood went away in a while but was the blood that got to his eyes will be dangerous? What can I do myself? ...
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How can I permanently get rid of ticks from my small dog?

I have a small dog. She is infested with so many ticks. I have done everything to get rid of them. I even hand picked all the ticks by hands, which took hours, multiple times. But they come back after ...
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Pustules in ears and eyes of an abandoned rabbit (appearance and dissapearance)

He/she recently appeared in the bush of a semi-rural place in Spain. It has been 15 days since my first encounter. He/she was very vivid and did not escape from people. 10 days later, I discovered ...
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How long does it take a tick to infect my pet?

While finding a tick on your pet can be disturbing. The larger concern is a disease being transmitted. How long does it take for tick to transmit a disease?
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My dog has got ticks inside her ears

What happened with me is very similar to this question. My dog too got spayed in an Indian Government Hospital and now has ticks all over her body. That is not very troubling since ticks on the body ...
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Can Frontline Combo cause short term personality changes in my cat?

When I‌ apply Frontline Combo on my cat's neck, for a day or so he becomes slow and sort of affectionate! As if a human on opium. This drug is supposed to deter lice and ticks for a month (though my ...
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Tick removal, to twist or not twist?

There are a several ways to remove ticks, many of those methods are bad. I won't go in to all the bad ways here, but after some research I found the best way is to physically remove the tick by ...
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How to kill ticks on a Rabbit?

Having just learned that my rabbits flea treatment is not effective on most ticks I am wondering what options there are for killing and/or controlling ticks on my pet rabbit. I know there are several ...
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Does Revolution kill ticks?

We have been using Revolution on our house rabbits for years, and I always assumed it killed ticks as well. Recently someone told me it is not effective against ticks. I know it effective against a ...
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Did I remove the tick the right way?

My dog is a 2.5 year old Golden Shepherd mix. I found a tick that looks like this: The difference is that it's darker. It was below the neck on her back. This is the first time ever. And I heard ...
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Puppy full of ticks

This is what I removed from my 6 week old puppy. I believe it's a tick. 20 have been removed so far. The puppy still has more. The internet suggested removing them with tweezers. But the puppy is ...
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What is the active ingredient in oral anti-tick medication?

I've used collars and the oil you drop on the skin that get's absorbed into the bloodstream thereby killing the ticks. I have noticed my older lab does not react well the topical treatment. She get'...
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My pets are always indoors, do they still need treatment for fleas and ticks? [duplicate]

I have several cats that never go outside. Only time I take them outdoors is for vet visits. Is it still necessary for flea and tick treatment?
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How can I remove multiple ticks from a dog quickly?

There's a female stray dog in my area who was recently spayed and as being spayed in a poor Indian government hospital she's got ticks all over her body. Manual removal of the ticks is not possible ...
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Are complaints of Hartz product being dangerous a cause for concern?

I have read a lot of documentation and legal complaints including class actions against Hartz products, namely their anti-fleas and anti-ticks products which are believed to be potentially dangerous ...
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How to remove a ticks on my dog? [duplicate]

My dog have many ticks, and I don´t know how I can help him. He took gardenal bath and didn´t worke, and also led injection!
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Correct use and efficiency of anti-ticks collars

As I mentioned in two questions (How to remove a tick on a dog? and What are the effects of ticks on dogs?), my dog got a few ticks recently and I decided to act. The dog had a topical combined ...
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Which is safer - topical or oral flea & tick control?

I have an Australian Labradoodle which has hair instead of fur. I have concern with the topical treatments, as I worry about exposure to others (my family; my wife has allergic reactions to a lot of ...
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What are the effects of ticks on dogs and does it transmit diseases?

I recently removed two ticks from my dog. What are their effects on dogs healths? I heard about tick poisoning. Apart from these direct effects, do they transmit other diseases?
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How to remove a tick on a dog?

Since I have my dog I check him for ticks when we're back from walks in the backcountry. So today I noticed one, then after checking carefully another one. Hopefully there is no other. So the ...
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How effective is flea and tick spot treatment on dogs with hair?

I have an Australian LabraDoodle (lab, poodle, cocker spaniel, english spaniel, water spaniel) with curly hair (as opposed to fur). It's my understanding that dogs with normal fur produce more oils ...