Owners should check their dog 'everyday' for ticks
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Owners told 'check your dog every day' for ticks

Almost a third of dogs checked at random across the UK were found to be carrying a tick, researchers say.

It is "good practice" to check your dog every day, says Prof Richard Wall, who led the study.

The finding comes from the largest study of ticks in dogs.

  • 02 Sep 2016