American dog tick


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Related to American dog tick: deer tick, brown dog tick, lone star tick
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Noun1.American dog tick - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemiaAmerican dog tick - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
hard tick, ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
Dermacentor, genus Dermacentor - vectors of important diseases of man and animals
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It protects against ticks: lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) and brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), as well as fleas (Ctenocephalides felis).
Each NexGard treatment kills fleas and the black-legged tick, American dog tick, Lone Star tick, and brown dog tick.
Most cases of Rocky Mountain fever are spread by the American Dog Tick, delivered by the bite of an infected tick.
Seven common human-biting species of ticks endemic to the United States are the American dog tick, blacklegged tick, brown dog tick, Gulf Coast tick, Lone Star tick, Rocky Mountain wood tick, and the western blacklegged tick.
The American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say), is the primary vector responsible for transmission of R.
Likewise, its biting cousin, the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), also transmits Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia.
The American dog tick is found east of the Rockies and In limited areas of the Pacific Coast.
It can be transmitted to your cat by bites from the lone star tick or American dog tick.

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