Ticks for Dogs
Ticks for Dogs

Tick treatment for dogs

ticks for dogs

What are ticks?

Ticks are parasites that feed on human and animal blood. There are many tick species in Australia though the most common species that attacks animals is the paralysis tick, Ixodes holocylus. It is the warmer months that signal the beginning of tick season.

ticks for dogs

Where are ticks found?

Ticks occur in humid, moist bushy areas. Particuarly, the East coast of Australia.

They are not very mobile, but rely on passing animals (hosts) e.g. bandicoots and black rats to both feed on and transport them.

ticks for dogs

Common signs of tick paralysis

- Incoordination

- Weakness

- Collapsing

- Vomiting

- Difficulty breathing

ticks for dogs

Ticks can kill

Paralysis Ticks feed off the animals blood, attaching themselves by burrowing into the animal’s skin, injecting a small amount of saliva into the dog in the process.

The saliva contains a poisonous toxin that can cause paralysis or potential fatality.

Freeze ticks dead with MediPet Tick Freeze

Clinically trialled

Safely and effectively kill ticks

Kills paralysis ticks

Attached for up to 72 hours

For all dog sizes

Safe for all domestic dogs

Multiple applications

Includes tick magnifer in pack

MediPet Tick Freeze

- Kills ticks dead
- Clinically trialed to safely and effectively kill paralysis ticks that have been attached for up to 72 hours on domestic dogs.
- Includes Tick Magnifier in pack
- Multiple applications

For external use only. For use on adults and children over 4 years old. See the precautions on the aerosol dispenser and the enclosed instructions for use. Store in a cool dry place below 25 degrees celcius. Keep away from sunlight. Flammable.