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Tick Season Returns: A Guide to Safely Removing Ticks from Your Pets

We'll also provide guidance on how to deter ticks from attaching to your beloved pets initially.

The arrival of warm weather brings joy to pet owners and their furry companions as they can spend more time outdoors. However, this period also marks the onset of tick season, making it crucial to be vigilant about potential tick infestations. Ticks, which can easily hide in your pet's fur, are carriers of diseases such as Ehrlichia and Lyme disease. Ehrlichia is a common tick-borne illness in dogs that can be fatal, while Lyme disease, though less severe in dogs, can lead to kidney failure and other serious complications if left untreated. It's essential to know how to safely remove ticks and recognize concerning symptoms post-tick removal.

The article also provides advice on how to ensure complete removal of ticks using tweezers and what to do if parts of the tick are left behind. It's recommended to clean the area with soap and water after tick removal and monitor the pet for any symptoms that may appear weeks to months later. The article discourages the use of home remedies for tick removal and emphasizes the importance of regular tick checks, especially if the pet spends time outdoors. It also suggests areas to check for ticks on dogs, such as behind and inside the ears, under the collar, and between the toes. Preventative measures like tick repellents and maintaining your yard can help keep ticks at bay. If your pet shows signs of malaise or can't hold food down, it may be time to take it to the vet.

Don't wait another moment to ensure your pet's health and well-being. At Veterinaire Pet Care, we're ready to provide top-tier, compassionate care for your furry family member. Whether it's routine check-ups, emergency services, or just a simple question, we're here to help.

Contact us today at 201-565-2301 or visit us online to schedule an appointment. Your pet deserves the best, and we're committed to providing just that. Act now for your pet's happier, healthier future with Veterinaire Pet Care.

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Veterinaire Pet Care understands your pet is a beloved member of your family, and strives to improve the quality of life for every pet we treat. We proudly offer the highest levels of care along with the very latest in medical advances for your family pet. We at Veterinaire Pet Care care about your pets the same way you do, and want to do everything we can to assist you. Please contact us if you have any questions, we're always glad to help!

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