Consumer Reports: What You Need to Know About Tick Prevention for Dogs and Cats
What You Need to Know About Tick Prevention for Dogs and Cats
This step-by-step guide can help keep your furry friends free of diseases
Spring has arrived. For many of us, that means spending happy hours outdoors hiking, running, and walking in the woods. It also means watching out for ticks.
Even if you remember to wear insect repellent and regularly check yourself, it’s easy to forget that your pets are vulnerable to these sneaky critters, too.
Ticks prefer moist, wooded, and shady hiding places, such as tall grass, brush, and shrubs, and they can lurk in nonwild places, too, like your backyard. In order to survive, they feed on the blood of humans and animals.
Read the full article by Julia Calderone and Catherine Roberts on Consumer Report’s website here: https://www.consumerreports.org/pets/tick-prevention-for-dogs-cats/