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Ticks

  • What are the symptoms of ticks?

    • Loss of coordination in the hind legs (wobbliness in the back legs) or not being able to get
    • Weakness in the back legs
    • A change in the sound of the bark or voice
    • Retching, coughing (sometimes it is a moist cough), vomiting
    • Excessive salivation/drooling
    • Loss of appetite
    • Progressive paralysis to include the forelegs
    • Difficulty breathing or rapid breathing
    • Grunting noises when breathing or any other abnormal behaviour or symptom

    What should you do if your pet shows symptoms of tick toxicity or a tick on your dog or cat?