While paralysis ticks are more active in spring and summer, year round prevention is essential in keeping your pet tick free.
Tick paralysis is a scary and serious reality for pets who do not receive regular tick treatment, which includes applying a spot on or spray as well as physically checking your pet’s skin for ticks on a daily basis.
How to check for ticks:
What do ticks look like?
I found a tick, now what?
Monitor your pet carefully for the next 24-48 hours as, if bitten, tick poisoning will occur quite rapidly and getting your pet to the Vet as soon as possible will be essential in their recovery.
Signs to look out for include:
Your Vet will advise you on the best course of action.
For more info on tick treatments, see your friendly PETstock team! They’re knowledgeable across all areas of pet care and will advise you on an option to help keep your buddy healthy and happy.