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Ask the Pet Expert | Tick prevention

Ask the Pet Expert | Tick prevention

My dog gets a Lyme disease shot every year and takes Sentinel regularly, but I'm nervous about ticks. We look for them every time he's outside. I have never used Frontline or anything like it because I don't like the chemicals in the house. Is there anything else I can do to protect my dog from ticks? Ticks are definitely a problem in our area. There is a hotbed area of Lyme disease and ticks in northern Baltimore county. Ticks have to be attached to your pet and feeding for a certain amount of time before they are able to transmit disease. Remember, there are other concerning diseases that ticks can transmit aside from Lyme disease. So the best thing you can do is to be...