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A:Advice, Please, on Removing a Tick PetPlanet Vets PPAdmin firstname.lastname@example.org
Dabbing the tick with alcohol will kill it so it will let go of the dog's skin and should be easy to remove. The important thing is to remove the whole tick - if a leg is left behind it can cause a nasty reaction in the skin. If in doubt at all, go to your vet to have the dog checked.
Jen Campbell MRCVS
(Vet for PetPlanet)