Info on ticks and pets

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Help prevent a tick infestation

Ticks are gross and carry deadly diseases.

Keep ticks away

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Avoid these tick-borne diseases

Hint: Parasite control is key.

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What to know about Lyme disease

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Common questions

A:If you see fleas or ticks on your pet, contact your veterinary team right away. They’ll work with you to treat your pet and home, as well as come up with a prevention plan to avoid any future infestations.  
A:Fleas and ticks are harmful to cats and dogs — and people. They can bring about a variety of symptoms and diseases that range from annoying to life-threatening for your pet. Plus, they can also carry bacteria or viruses that are harmful to you, your pets, and your family.
A:Unfortunately, there aren’t any effective natural remedies for fleas and ticks. Your best bet is contacting your veterinary team and devising a plan to treat the current infestation and protect your pet in the future.
A:This depends on what species of tick it is. Some types can stay attached for days or even weeks.
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