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.
Ticks and Lyme Disease in Dogs
WebMD discusses tick transmission and lyme disease in dogs.
Skin Problems: Allergies, Conditions and Diseases, and Dry Skin
WebMD discusses common skin problems in dogs and how to treat and prevent them.
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.
Flea Control in Your Home
Don't let fleas live in your home. Get them off your pets and out of your house with these flea control methods.
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.
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.
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.
Slideshows & Images
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.
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.
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.
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.
More From WebMD
Can Fleas and Ticks Make My Pet Sick?
In the WebMD Pet Health Community, Dr. M. Duffy Jones talks with Community members about the dangers of fleas and ticks for your pets.
When to Call the Vet About Fleas and Ticks
In the WebMD Pet Health Community, Dr. M. Duffy Jones, DVM, gives you useful guidelines on when you'll want to see your veterinarian about a flea or tick problem.
Steps for Removing a Tick from Your Pet
In the WebMD Pet Health Community, Dr. M. Duffy Jones, DVM, provides you with the tools and instruction you need to safely remove a tick from your pet.
How to Handle Fleas and Ticks