Not all ticks are the same

There are hundreds of unique tick species in the world. As for those that like to feed on dogs, the most common species include deer ticks (also known as black-legged ticks), Lone Star ticks, American Dog ticks, Brown Dog tick, Rocky Mountain Wood ticks, etc. There are differences in both the appearance of the ticks and the damage they can make when they bite- it’s important to know what types of ticks are common for your area so you can be prepared for the right prevention and treatment.

By: Pet Guide

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