i have pulled FIVE TICKS off assorted housebeasts in the past 24 hours. two off luce's ear, two off the cat's ear, and one off mushroom's neck.
i guess i'm going to have to put frontline on everybody (though i don't think any of those ticks were on the beasts long enough for frontline to have been effective), even though it makes a huge greasy patch on the bullies that is so gross, especially with them in my bed. but i guess i'd rather have pesticides in my bed than blood-sucking, disease-ridden parasites.
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i have pulled FIVE TICKS off assorted housebeasts in the past 24 hours. two off luce's ear, two off the cat's ear, and one off mushroom's neck.

They are BAD in our area (Mid-Atlantic, which we are both in) this year. Before I was able to cut my back grass, the dogs came in from the backyard with them several times, and every time we've gone to the park recently I'm pulling 5-10 off the dogs when we get home.. plus I found one attached to my leg yesterday morning when I got up, which I'm assuming crawled off one of the dogs during the night. YYCH!!!
i guess i'd rather have pesticides in my bed than blood-sucking, disease-ridden parasites. UGH

Ditto, and DITTO.
I already have Advantix for the dogs, but have to wait to put it on them until Tuesday - that day I know I'll be able to do it early in the morning, monitor interactions with the cats all day, and will be out (with dogs) until fairly late in the evening.
And I've just now realized that I completely forgot to discuss Lyme inoculations with my vet on Thursday... was too busy A) discussing Bren's issues and B) half-discussing, half-arguing my refusal to re-inoculate either dog against rabies until titers show they need it. (Upshot being that my vet's not thrilled with what I'm doing, but agreed to send out rabies titers. She had no problem, though, with not boostering DHL after only one year & going with a 3-year protocol.)
and B) half-discussing, half-arguing my refusal to re-inoculate
either dog against rabies until titers show they need it. (Upshot being that my vet's not thrilled with what I'm ... titers. She had no problem, though, with not boostering DHL after only one year & going with a 3-year protocol.)

just for what it's worth.. Atty hasn't had a rabies vaccine since her first booster at about 1.5 years. Her 3 year titers came back so high the last 2 times ( at 4 and 7 years) that the vet surmised that she'll probably never need another rabies vaccine as she is MORE than covered.
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I use frontline plus and it does ticks too.
after having the summer from hell with Bagel last summer with a Lyme Titer of over 300, both dogs got the vaccine this year.
i have pulled FIVE TICKS off assorted housebeasts in the past 24 hours. two off luce's ear, two off the cat's ear, and one off mushroom's neck.

I feel your pain. I've been pulling attached and unattached ticks off both dogs, and found one attached right on my stomach a week ago. Going to wait another week before getting to the doctor for a tick panel for myself.

We spent a few hours yesterday traipsing through knee high grassy meadows, and I had a roaring headache by the time we returned, so didn't do the usual brush-out of the dogs. Now, I am feeling like there are creepy, crawly blood suckers all over the place.
Suja
I use frontline plus and it does ticks too.

The 'plus' part of Frontline is for fleas, not ticks. Frontline Plus is about as effective against ticks as Frontline is, and both my dogs have come up Lyme positive while on it.
Suja
I use frontline plus and it does ticks too.

The 'plus' part of Frontline is for fleas, not ticks. Frontline Plus is about as effective against ticks as Frontline is, and both my dogs have come up Lyme positive while on it. Suja

On the farm ticks are a major.
I am in NZ.
Dogs can get lyme from one bite from a tick it takes frontline plus a few bites to not like the taste and let go.
Frontline (not plus) was up untill 2 years ago was for the control of fleas. Then frontline plus came on the market which inclueded tick control and cost 20% more frontline non plus was fased out.
Thins may be different in the US but the world doesn't stop at the US border's
On the farm ticks are a major. I am in NZ. Dogs can get lyme from one bite from a ... plus was fased out. Thins may be different in the US but the world doesn't stop at the US border's

No, the world neither starts nor stops at the US borders, but you are, as usual, quite uninformed. Do you really think the company makes completely different products for different countries and markets them under the same name?
Frontline killed fleas and ticks. Frontline Plus includes an insect growth regulator for flea eggs and larvae.
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