Ask an expert
Question

21 Jul 2006

Tick Fever
I found 3 ticks on my 2 and a half month old Staffie pup last night. The one tick was already dead. I am so scared that she's got tick fever. She's still eating and playing. Should I take her to the vet??
Answer 447 views
Expert
CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

No it is not necessary at this stage. Keep a close aeye on her and if she goes off her food take her to your vet. If you are concerned visit your vet anyway as they will be only too happy to put your mind at ease.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
32% - 9472 votes
No
68% - 20303 votes
Vote