Dog owners are warned of risks from disease-carrying ticks

//Dog owners are warned of risks from disease-carrying ticks

The small blood-sucking creatures are growing in number, with new arrivals from Europe feared to be carrying a disease that can kill dogs.

Disease-ridden ticks are on the rise in Britain after the adoption of more relaxed European pet travel regulations and warmer winters, a leading parasite expert has warned……..for more click below.

The multiplying and varied tick population is presenting a greater threat to British dogs and their owners.

Chris Packham, the TV wildlife presenter, is fronting a campaign about the risks of tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease, which affects 3,000 Britons a year.

An expert on the tiny blood-sucking creatures, below, has warned that a new kind of tick that can carry a disease potentially fatal in dogs has arrived in the UK.

Source: Dog owners are warned of risks from disease-carrying ticks

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