How to Check Your Pet for Ticks

  • Check your pet for ticks every day, especially after they spend time outdoors.

  • Run your fingers through your pet’s fur with gentle pressure to feel for any small bumps.
  • Looks for ticks in the following areas:
    • In and around the ears
    • Around the eyelids
    • Under the collar
    • Under the front legs
    • Between the back legs
    • Between the toes
    • Around the tail

Ticks can carry diseases that can make people and pets sick. If you find a tick, remove it as soon as possible. Ask your veterinarian about ways to keep ticks off your pets!