American dog tick


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American dog tick

see dermacentorvariabilis.
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It also repels and kills four species of ticks (Black- legged Deer tick, Brown Dog tick, American Dog tick and Gulf Coast tick) and three species of mosquitoes (Culex spp.
The American dog tick is also the primary carrier of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a potentially fatal disease for humans.
ProMeris for dogs also provides broad-spectrum control of ticks including the Blacklegged Tick (Ixodes scapularis), Brown Dog Tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis) and Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum), which can transmit serious diseases including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Ehrlichiosis.
Revolution also treats and controls sarcoptic mange and American dog tick infestations in dogs, and treats hookworms (Ancylostoma tubaeforme) and roundworms (Toxocara cati) in cats.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Revolution(TM), from Pfizer Animal Health, for the control of American dog tick infestations in dogs.
Specifically, NexGard kills cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis), American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis), Black-legged ticks (Ixodes scapularis), Lone star ticks (Amblyomma americanum) and Brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus).

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