They can be deadly for small dogs. Luckily, there are natural treatments you can use instead.
Avoid tick hangouts
And NEVER SIT ON A LOG! Experts say that sitting on a log for just 5 minutes means a 30% chance of picking up a tick!
Inspect, Spot and Remove
Here’s where ticks like to hide on your dog:
Keep ticks off your property
Clear any brush or debris off your property. Keep woodpiles well away from the house, and ideally off the ground.
Old lawn furniture or mattresses are an ideal environment for ticks. Keep your garden and yard clear of tall grasses.
If you decide to use a chemical treatment on your yard, here’s a list of lower-risk products: at the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC) at www.nrdc.org
What’s worse than ticks on your dog? COMMERCIAL TICK TREATMENTS!
At least 1,600 dogs have died needlessly in the past 5 years thanks to spot-on flea and tick treatments! It’s a tragedy that shouldn’t happen.
Commercial products to repel ticks can be deadly. The insecticides in these products are poisonous. Let’s face it: they’re formulated to kill stubborn parasites.
The hardest hit: dogs under 20 pounds.
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