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How to prevent and treat dog ticks

What are dog ticks?

Dog ticks are small but potentially deadly creatures that are widespread in many parts of Australia. A single bite can put your furry friend in jeopardy, so stay alert for the following dog tick symptoms:

  • Lack of coordination
  • Vomiting or retching
  • Difficulty breathing
  • A lump on the skin
  • Weakness

What is the best dog tick prevention?

Prevention is always better than cure. The strongest prevention against dog ticks is a combination of daily at home grooming, and vet recommended tick preventative products. Daily grooming allows you to thoroughly check your pet for ticks and maintain a close eye on your dog’s heath. Vet recommended products give your dog a line of defence against ticks. With a wide range of products available, you can find the perfect product to keep your dog safe.

When should I see a vet?

If your dog has experienced a tick bite or is showing any of the symptoms listed above, then seek vet assistance immediately.

BONDI VET Recommended Tick Products

Need Vet Help? Contact Us on 1800 838 247 or via Vet Q&A

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