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      • Dermacentor variabilis, also known as the American dog tick or wood tick, is a species of tick that is known to carry bacteria responsible for several diseases in humans, including Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia (Francisella tularensis). It is one of the best-known hard ticks.
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  2. Dermacentor variabilis - Wikipedia

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    Dermacentor variabilis, also known as the American dog tick or wood tick, is a species of tick that is known to carry bacteria responsible for several diseases in humans, including Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia (Francisella tularensis). It is one of the best-known hard ticks. Diseases are spread when it sucks blood from the host.

  3. Tick - Wikipedia

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    Fossilized ticks are known from the Cretaceous onwards, most commonly in amber. They most likely originated in the Cretaceous (146 to 66 million years ago), with most of the evolution and dispersal occurring during the Tertiary (65 to 5 million years ago). The oldest example is an argasid bird tick from Cretaceous New Jersey amber.

  4. Rhipicephalus sanguineus - Wikipedia

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    Rhipicephalus sanguineus, commonly called the brown dog tick, kennel tick, or pantropical dog tick, is a species of tick found worldwide, but more commonly in warmer climates. This species is unusual among ticks in that its entire lifecycle can be completed indoors.

  5. Haemaphysalis leachi - Wikipedia

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    Rhipistoma leachii Koch, 1844 The Yellow Dog Tick, (Haemaphysalis leachi), is a hard-bodied tick of the genus Haemaphysalis. It is also known as African dog tick, or simply as dog tick in many parts of the world.

  6. List of dog diseases - Wikipedia

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    Ticks* are an external parasite of the dog and can spread diseases such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, babesiosis, and ehrlichiosis. They can also cause a neurological disorder known as tick paralysis. Heartworm disease in dogs is spread by mosquitoes that harbor the parasite Dirofilaria immitis. Signs include cough, difficulty breathing, and death.

  7. Dog flea - Wikipedia

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    The dog flea (Ctenocephalides canis) is a species of flea that lives as an ectoparasite on a wide variety of mammals, particularly the domestic dog and cat. It closely resembles the cat flea , Ctenocephalides felis , which can live on a wider range of animals and is generally more prevalent worldwide.

  8. Dog - Wikipedia

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    The dog (Canis familiaris when considered a distinct species or Canis lupus familiaris when considered a subspecies of the wolf) is a member of the genus Canis (canines), which forms part of the wolf-like canids, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.

  9. Ticks (film) - Wikipedia

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    Ticks, also known as Infested, is a 1993 direct-to-video horror film directed Tony Randel and starring Peter Scolari, Seth Green, Rosalind Allen, Ami Dolenz, Alfonso Ribeiro, and Clint Howard

    • May 25, 1994
    • Jack F. Murphy, Gary Schmoeller, Brian Yuzna
  10. How to Remove a Tick from Your Dog – American Kennel Club

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    Ticks also aren’t picky eaters: they feed on mammals, birds, and even other insects. Removing a Tick from Your Dog Using a pair of tweezers is the most common and effective way to remove a tick.

    • AKC Staff
  11. Flea - Wikipedia

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    Synonyms. Aphaniptera. Flea, the common name for the order Siphonaptera, includes 2,500 species of small flightless insects that survive as external parasites of mammals and birds. Fleas live by consuming blood, or hematophagy, from their hosts.