Removing Tick from Dog
Most ticks do not carry diseases, and most tick bites do not cause serious health problems. But it is important to prevent and control ticks and remove a tick as soon as you find it. Removing the tick completely can help prevent diseases such as Lyme disease ticks can transmit during feeding, or infection of the skin where the tick bit him.
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How to avoid tick bites
Learn where ticks and deer ticks they carry are more often in their community. Avoid these areas if possible.
Cover most of your body as possible when working or playing on grass or wooded areas. Wear a hat, long-sleeved shirt, long pants with legs tucked into socks. Note that it is easier to spot ticks on light-colored clothing.
Use insect repellents such as DEET.
Remove the leaves, weeds, tall grass, wood piles and stone walls around your home and corners of your yard or garden. This can help reduce ticks and rodents dependent ticks.
Remove plants that attract deer, and use barriers to keep deer and deer ticks that can carry camera.gif out of your yard.
Call your local garden nursery extension or county to see if your yard can be treated for ticks with non-chemical methods or to the environment.
Checking for ticks
When it comes from outside, check your entire body for ticks, including the groin, armpits and head. Combing the hair with a fine tooth comb, or ask someone to check your scalp.
To remove ticks clothes, put clothes in a hot dryer or hang in the sun on a hot day for at least 15 minutes. Heat can kill ticks. You can also see ticks in any gear he had with you in the woods.
Check your children daily for ticks, especially during the summer months.
Check your pets for ticks after being outside. Your pets can carry infected ticks inside where you can drop your pet and join you.