How To: Check a dog for ticks and remove any you find

Check a dog for ticks and remove any you find

Did you know your fine furry friend can get Lyme disease too? Giving your dog a once-over tick check will not only protect him from infection, but can help keep you and your family safe too.

You will need:
fine tipped tweezers
warm water
rubbing alcohol
cotton balls
a sealed container
a veterinarian
a sturdy table or counter
a towel
a resealable plastic baggie

Did you know? The most common symptom of Lyme disease in dogs is lameness and painful swelling of the joints.

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