UNTIL recently, tick control had generally been considered an added bonus of some flea control products. However, due to a combination of increased mobility of dogs and cats following the introduction of the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS), an increased awareness of tickborne diseases and a choice of licensed products specifically for tick control, this subject is gaining interest in its own right. This article reviews the current choice of tick control products licensed in the UK for use in dogs and cats, and highlights key points that should be considered when implementing a control programme.
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