Do you live in a relatively tick free environment? - Well what happens when you go on holiday to the coast? Do you use some kind of repellant? - If not why not?
Paralysis ticks are not just around in the warmer months either... It's now recognised that the paralysis tick - Ixodes Holocyclus - is a year round problem here in Australia and Austin - a much loved miniature poodle almost succumbed to the deadly poison from a tick. But the team at Greencross Vets Castle Hill and Animal Referral Hospital Baulkham Hills worked together over the first important 24 hours to make sure Austin lived another day!
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