ID ticks with this tool

ID ticks with this tool

Ticks are second only to mosquitoes in the number of diseases they transmit, which is why it’s so critical to prevent ticks from attaching to—and feeding on—pets and people in the first place. Size up pesky ticks with this tool.
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Mar 16, 2016
By dvm360.com staff

Understanding the tick life cycle and the behavior of these pesky parasites can help keep them in check, so we developed this handy tick identification chart for you, your team and your clients. This chart, inspired by a similar chart from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention shows what three common ticks—the blacklegged tick, the lone star tick and the American dog tick—look like at different phases in their life cycle. It's all drawn to scale to help your clients see how tiny these little bloodsuckers can be. Click the image to download this tool and be armed against tiny ticks!