How to remove a tick: Avoid folklore remedies such as "painting" the tick with nail polish or petroleum jelly, or using heat to make the tick detach from the skin. Your goal is to remove the tick as quickly as possible--not waiting for it to detach.
Ticks are a major problem for both dogs and humans because of the dangerous diseases they carry and transmit. Even when you take precautions, you may find a tick on your dog, typically seen as a bump or swollen area with a tick burrowed just under your dogs skin. Prompt and proper removal of ticks is important in preventing an attached tick from transmitting an infection to your dog. It can take between 24 and...
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How to remove a tick without tweezers. I have used this method on my dog as well as my kids and it works every time! You have to be patient and gentle, you don't want to "twist" the tick, it's more like annoying it. The tick backs right out.