Paralysis Tick Prevention
Whichever product is being used by pet owners, the basic daily searching must be carried out as no single product guarantees 100% protection against paralysis ticks.
Nexgard and Bravecto for Dogs
No doubt about it, 2015 will go down as one of the most innovative for tick prevention with the release of both Nexgard and Bravecto for dogs.
Now it's a easy as either a once a month or once every 3 month beefy chew to protech your dog from both fleas and ticks.
No more spot ons, collars or rinses.
NEW June 2016: Seresto Flea & Tick Collar for BOTH CATS & DOGS
Finally! A tick preventative for cats
Seresto is a new odourless collar for dogs and cats that prevents both fleas and paralysis ticks. This is the first time we have had a paralysis tick product for cats (other than Frontline spray which needs applying every 3 weeks).
How easy is this! Just place the collar on the cat or dog's neck, and in a short time you have 8 MONTHS OF PROTECTION from both fleas and paralysis ticks.
Clip long haired cats and dogs
Have them clipped in early spring. Some of these products have trouble spreading through thick or matted coats leaving areas where ticks can hide.
Do not apply methylated spirits, kerosene or turps on ticks
Recent studies have shown that pets recover better if the live tick is quickly pulled out of the skin using a fine pair of forceps or a tick remover. Applying methylated spirits, turps, kerosene etc. appears to irritate the tick causing it to release more poison before it dies.