Keeping Ticks at Bay

Keeping Ticks at Bay Guest Post: Dr Jessica May, FirstVet This weeks guest author is Dr Jessica May, the lead vet at video vet service,¬†FirstVet UK. In this insightful article, Dr May delivers valuable advice on diseases, safe removal and other need-to-know information on how to deal with ticks this summer. What are ticks? Ticks are small parasites, reddish-brown or black, which feed on the blood of mammals, including horses. They are increasingly common in the UK. The three most common species of tick are Ixodes ricinus (sheep or deer … Continue reading Keeping Ticks at Bay