Lets Talk Ticks!!!

Ticks are a dogs nemesis, they are irritating, unsightly and annoying, but most worryingly they can cause fatal illness in our dogs. To top that off, they are often treated using harsh and systemic chemicals, which in turn can be just as harmful to our pets. What you need to know about Ticks! There are 900 species of ticks in the world…eeek! And yuk!!! They are broadly divided into two groups - the family Ixodidae, known as "hard ticks," and the family Argasidae, known as "soft ticks Soft ticks reside in animal nests; hard ticks go on a quest to find their hosts! It is in the main hard ticks that latch on to our dogs. Adult Ixodes ticks are most active April to July – although they can be ac

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No medicinal properties are claimed for any of these items but they can help in the maintenance of good health. Whilst we are happy to discuss any problems you may be experiencing with you or your dogs, we are not allowed by law to either offer a diagnosis or prescribe any treatments and may only give general information and teach you how to look after your own pets. If you are in any doubt about the health of your animals you must always consult your vet in the first instance. 

 If you or  your pets are either trying to conceive, pregnant or lactating or taking prescribed or over the counter medicines or suffer from any allergies, sensitivities or on-going health problems then it is essential that you contact your vet or doctor as appropriate for advice before using any of the products

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