Even if your pet is protected, you should always check for ticks if they’ve been outside in an area where you know ticks dwell, areas with a lot of tall grass for example. Knowing how and where to check for ticks on your pet is the first step and then you must be able to remove and dispose of them properly – ticks can be very resilient creatures.
Check your pet's skin on its head first (around muzzle, behind ears and on its neck), then work your way down its forelegs and the rest of its body – searching for any lumps on the surface of the skin.
It is important to dispose of any ticks you find hygienically and be careful not to release the live tick back into the environment, as it could re-attach itself to your pet or your family!
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