ticks and tick-transmitted icks
Tick control, prevention, and treatment for puppies and kittens, cats and dogs
Ticks love to latch on and suck blood from you and your pets, potentially transmitting diseases like Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and others with every bite. We’re here for love, health, and year-round flea and tick protection for your pet. Talk to your veterinary team about the right tick control options for your pet’s age, location, and lifestyle.
If you’ve recently found a tick on your dog or cat, and you’re concerned they may have Lyme or other tick-transmitted disease, it’s time to see the vet.
Ticks are blood-sucking machines
Just seeing a tick on your pet can be upsetting — female ticks can expand up to 10 times when feeding. Even so, they can be hard to spot under fur so, we’ve got tips for finding and removing the nasty buggos.How to spot and remove ticks on your pet
Ticks transmit dangerous diseases
Tick prevention doesn’t just help your pet avoid being a tick meal ticket. Infected ticks inject bacteria and other organisms directly into the bloodstream, spreading Lyme disease and more.Read more about tick-transmitted diseases
Ticks can be terrible all year long
You may associate ticks with summer grass, but many ticks are actually more active during the winter. That’s why we recommend lifelong, year-round parasite control to help protect your pet against bites and disease.
A fully engorged tick looks like a plump little blood-filled bean.
Top 3 tips for preventing ticks
- Prevent them from latching onto your pet with the right flea and tick protection.
- Do regular tick checks on your pet after walks through tall grass, woods, or other tick-tastic locations.
- Groom your pet regularly, checking through their fur and hair for any unwanted passengers. Plus, bathing can help you get hands-on with skin, too.
Parasite protection for dogs
Dogs don’t just get fleas and ticks. Intestinal parasites and skin mites can also keep your pet from being happy and healthy. From hookworms to heartworms, tapeworms, scabies, and more, we can help to protect and treat your BFF.
Parasite protection for cats
Cats need protection against fleas and ticks — plus help with deworming and mites. We can help keep your kittyBAE from being a bug buffet with protection against intestinal worms, ear mites, and other nasty parasites.