(https://wagwalking.com/condition/tick-paralysis) Wag Walking reported tick paralysis was caused by salivary neurotoxin(s) produced by certain species of ticks including the American dog tick
(Dermacentor variabilis), Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni), Lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), Deer tick or Blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis).
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.
felis are the Tone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum), which is considered the predominant carrier of the disease, and the American Dog Tick
The American Dog Tick
(Dermacentor variabilis) feeds on dogs and humans and can spread Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
anisopliae are particularly ineffective against the American dog tick
(Dermacentor variabilis; Kirkland et al.
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.