Recent Weather Changes Lead to Rise in Ticks

December 6, 2023 9:47 am in by
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The recent wet weather mixed with warmer temperatures across Central Victoria means ticks are out in full force.

That’s the message from RSPCA, who are urging pet owners to protect their furry friends from the dangerous parasites.

Spokesperson Emma Lagoon tells us the common tick paralysis symptoms to look out for.

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RSPCA Spokesperson Emma Lagoon says recent wet weather leading into heatwave conditions creates the perfect conditions for dangerous ticks.