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Tick question

Postby Mr. 16 gauge » Sun Oct 16, 2005 8:01 am

What do you guys do for tick/flea control? I found a dead tick on my dog after our hunt yesterday. I have her on frontline, and I am assuming that since the tick was dead, the Frontline did it's job. However, I am thinking of maybe adding some type of spray prior to and after the hunt. What type of topical flea/tick products do you guys find most useful?
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Postby IBBoykin » Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:31 pm

The tick was most likely killed by the frontline. With frontline, it is spread over the body via the oils on the skin. A flea, can crawl around and come in contact with enough to kill it, where a tick pretty much has to attach itself. With or without frontline, I highly suggest keeping the dog current on it's lyme vax. More dogs contract lyme disease that we realize.
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