With the warmer weather brings tick season.
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Signs of tick paralysis:-
Weakness or paralysis in the back legs, progressing to the front leg
Wobbling and lack of coordination / inability to stand
Coughing or gagging
Change in tone of bark
A grunt on breathing
Regurgitating or vomiting
What if my dog shows these symptoms?
Immediate veterinary attention should be sought for any dog displaying any of the above signs of paralysis tick toxicity.
Please contact the clinic for more advice and preventative treatments for fleas and ticks.