Invasion of the brown dog tick…
Saturday, May 2, 2015
The brown dog tick, Latin name Rhipicephalus sanguineus, is primarily a tick of southern Europe, but recently there have been a number of news stories reporting the increased number of cases of this tick in the UK. So what is going on? Where are these ticks coming from and are changes to the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) really to blame? And what role does climate change play?
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