Symptoms that a dog may have ticks include potential lameness, irritated skin, itching and loss of appetite. Remove ticks from a dog, being careful to get the head of the tick, with instructions from a certified dog trainer in this free video on dogs and ticks.
Hello. this is Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg with Miami Dog Training in Miami, Florida. In this clip, we're going to talk about symptoms of a dog with ticks. And not ticking. This is ticking, not ticks. But, a lot of times, depending on the dog -- no, hey, quiet -- depending on the dog, their reactions may be different. Enough tick bites or interaction with ticks or other parasites can cause Lyme disease, possibly lameness, sometimes it can irritate their skin and cause itching. Sometimes it could be loss of appetite. If you want to go about removing a tick correctly, you do want to make sure that you do not, because they sink their head in beneath the skin, just plucking them off can leave the head of the tick inside the body and cause infection. So you do want to be careful when you are removing the ticks with tweezers to be careful to get the head. You can also use liquid soap, a little drop, and sometimes they'll extract their own head. This has been Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg with Miami Dog Training.