Pets and Tick Problems Directory
Ticks latch onto pets, burrow their heads under the skin, and feed off of the host's blood. This can cause not only pain and itching but a bunch of tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease. Tick prevention medications are available, but if your pet does have ticks, you can usually remove them at home. Find out all about pets and ticks here.
A Flea- and Tick-Free Yard: Keep Your Pet Safe
Your dog loves her yard, so keep it flea and tick free. Learn about products that can help keep her safe.
Safety Tips for Using Flea and Tick Products on Pets
Find out from WebMD how to safely use flea and tick prevention products on your pets.
Control Fleas and Ticks Outside
WebMD explains how to rid your yard -- and your home -- of fleas and ticks.
Flea Control in Your Home
Your pet may have brought in fleas, but you don't need to welcome them. WebMD explains how to keep them off your pets and out of your house.
Expert Q&A: Pet Flea and Tick Control
How much do you know about flea and tick control for your pets? An expert answers all your flea and tick questions.
Is Your Yard Safe for Your Dog or Cat?
Poisonous plants and toxic chemicals could be lurking in your yard. Here's how to protect your pets.
How to Keep Fleas and Ticks Out of Your Home
Tips for keeping fleas and ticks out of your home, if you have dogs and cats.
Dog Ticks and Fleas Q&A: Control, Removal, Treatment, and More
WebMD veterinary experts answer commonly asked questions about fleas and ticks on your dog.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Risky Mistakes Pet Owners Make
Pet owners risk rashes, diseases, bites, and worms when they neglect pet care basics. And dogs and cats can suffer needlessly, too. This WebMD slideshow lays out scenarios.
Slideshow: What You Need to Know About Fleas and Ticks
Are you battling fleas and ticks? Pictures show the warning signs of infestation and the best ways to get rid of fleas and ticks on your pet and in the home.
Slideshow: Skin Problems in Dogs
Learn to recognize common skin conditions in dogs in this WebMD slideshow. See pictures of mange, ringworm, yeast infection, anal sac disease, seborrhea, allergic reaction, and more.
Slideshow: Skin Problems in Cats
Learn to recognize common skin conditions in cats in this WebMD slideshow. See pictures of feline acne, allergic dermatitis, mites, bacterial infection, and more.