Ticks are small arachnids, insect relatives of spiders, found on dogs. These 3-5mm pests attach to their skin, posing health risks.
Canine babesiosis is caused by the parasite Babesia and is found worldwide. Young dogs and puppies are more vulnerable to this parasite.
Tick fever symptoms in dogs appear 8-20 days after infection. The parasite multiplies in their bloodstream, causing rapid spread of the disease.
The acute phase can last anywhere between 2 and 4 weeks in dogs. The chances of recovery are highest in this phase.
Subclinical phase of tick fever in dogs has no noticeable signs. Dogs can appear normal and healthy for weeks or months, masking the infection.
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Immunity plays a key role in helping your dog fight tick fever. Feed your dogs appropriate foods to help in their overall well-being.
Regular grooming helps maintain hygiene and allows for easy tick detection by brushing your dog's fur every 1-2 days.
It is a common misconception that it takes a tick infestation to put the dog at risk or tick fever. This is not the case. It just takes one infected tick to cause tick fever in dogs.