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fundj112 01-22-2013 11:42 PM

What's in my puppy's ear?
 
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GatorDog 01-22-2013 11:43 PM

Looks like an engorged tick to me.

huntergreen 01-23-2013 03:42 PM

x 2 on the tick, might want to have the vet look at this.

Gretchen 01-23-2013 03:43 PM

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Originally Posted by GatorDog (Post 2796938)
Looks like an engorged tick to me.

Me too.

mandiah89 01-23-2013 03:56 PM

I think this is kinda pointless by now lol but looks like a tick, take him/her to the vets

fundj112 01-23-2013 11:31 PM

What's in my puppy's ear?
 
Ya it's a tick,what should I do to prevent those ticks from my puppy?


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TANDB 01-24-2013 02:02 PM

Where are you you located, in the States?

Prevention: Some people use topical chemicals specifically for tick prevention. Some people use non chemical options. Each has it's pro's and con's and you should research to form your own decision.

If this were my dog, I'd be asking vet to treat for lyme disease as a proactive measure.

swharshbar 01-24-2013 02:23 PM

Yep, thats a tick from my view point. Your vet will tell you what you can use. Frontline flea and tick works nice though. Once a month treatment to help prevent.


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