Mild to severe depending on disease transmission
Table of Content
- Wood ticks are found in wooded areas and long grass
- They can transmit diseases such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever
- Prompt removal of a tick will help to prevent disease transfer
- Preventative treatment is recommended to stop your dog from getting ticks in the first place
What are wood ticks
How to identify a wood tick
How does a dog catch ticks?
Best treatment options
Home remedies & their effectiveness
When to see a vet
Rebecca is a companion animal vet who has always had a passion for writing and client communication. Since her graduation from the Royal Veterinary college in 2009, she has gained a wealth of experience in first opinion small animal practice, in both clinical and managerial roles. She currently works in the South West and deals with a variety of routine and emergency appointments, but particularly enjoys medicine cases. Outside of work and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her bouncy flat-coated retriever George!