FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What to do if my pet has tick paralysis? If you think your pet has been affected by a paralysis tick then contact your veterinarian as soon as possible. Don't offer your pet food or water as tick poisoning can affect their ability to swallow.
What should I do if my pet has a tick? If you find a tick on your pet remove it as soon as possible and contact your veterinarian if you have any concerns.
How do I remove a tick? Removing a tick can be difficult, most important is to avoid squeezing the body of the tick otherwise you release more toxins. Use tweezers or a tick removal tool and grab the tick by its head as close to as possible to where it enters the skin. Twist the tick, then pluck it away from the skin taking care not to squeeze the body. Remember to search your pet for more ticks.
How do I tick search my pet? Run your fingers through your pet's coat with enough pressure on the skin to feels any lumps. Pay particular attention to those hidden or hard to reach areas like in the ears, around the eyes, between the toes, under the chin and collar and around the anal area. Even if you find one tick keep checking the whole body to be sure.