Ticks and Fleas
Ticks transmit more than Lyme disease. Ticks can carry Rocky Mountain spotted fever, several types of ehrlichiosis and other potentially harmful diseases. Tick-borne diseases are increasing in prevalence and one tick may transmit several pathogens.
Benefits of Flea and Tick Control
Using an adulticide like K9 advantix® on your dog can take the bite
out of ticks and fleas and reduces the risk of disease. K9 advantix®
combines two ingredients to kill ticks and provide protection against
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What Is Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, which can be spread through the bite of certain types of ticks. Lyme disease in humans can have serious symptoms but can be effectively treated.
Ticks and Fleas … What You Need to Know
Ticks are a common parasite for both dogs and people. Species are found worldwide and may infest dogs in very large numbers, especially during certain times of the year. Ticks as well as fleas act as vectors of disease. Three stages of the tick – larvae, nymph and adult – parasitize animals and humans.
For Dog Owners
Biting fleas and ticks are more than a nuisance. They pose serious health risks to your dog because each parasite is a vector – an organism that spreads infection by passing pathogens from one host to another.