Ticks

01/11/2019

BSAVA provides Q&A advice on tick-borne encephalitis

With tick-borne encephalitis confirmed for the first time in ticks in the UK earlier this week, the BSAVA has put together a Q&A to give vets an easy reference point to answer any questions from concerned clients. BSAVA President Sue Paterson said: ‚ÄúTick-borne encephalitis has been detected in small numbers of ticks in Thetford Forest […]

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09/01/2017

Study underlines that ticks present a risk all year round

A study carried out by The University of Salford and sponsored by Merial has found that ticks present a risk all year round1. Researchers found that ticks continued to quest in woodlands throughout the year, even during the coldest months and ticks could also be detected on dogs throughout the year. These observations concur with […]

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