Analysis of a case of tick bite

Analysis of a case of tick bite

Golden Retriever (details)

The following is an analysis of a case of a tick biting a dog. Ticks are more common in spring. During this time, the owner should pay attention to not being bitten by ticks when the dog goes out.

I. Basic information of sick animals

Breed: Chinese pastoral dog

Age: 1y

Gender: (Uncastrated)

Weight: 7kg

Reason for seeking treatment: The owner found a blood-sucking tick at the right corner of the dog's mouth, and removed it by himself at home;

II. Clinical examination

1. Basic inspection

Body temperature: 38°C

Heart rate: 168 beats/min

Breathing: 28/min

2. Blood tests

Analysis of a case of tick bite

blood routine

Blood smear: no obvious abnormality

Blood smear: no obvious abnormality

3. Eddy four-in-one test strip test (negative)

4. No abnormalities found elsewhere in the body

III. Treatment and precautions

1. Repel and prevent tick bites;

2. Strengthen the diet and properly feed blood-enriching nutrients;

3. Closely observe whether the pet's behavior status is abnormal;

Fourth, analysis and summary

1. About ticks:

Ticks, also known as "tick", "dog bean"; common species: tick, Ixodes, blood tick and so on.

How are ticks infected? Ticks attach to the leaves or grass tips of plants, and once the pet passes by, they crawl to the pet to suck blood; common blood sucking sites: (less hair, thinner skin, rich blood, easier to touch

How to suck blood: When ticks suck blood, they first open their antennae, insert their mouthparts into the skin, and then spit in saliva, along with a large amount of bacteria and toxins, and then start sucking blood.

2. Hazards of ticks:

Skin infection; Anemia; Transmitted diseases: Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Treponema, etc.; Tick paralysis, etc.

3. How to prevent:

Because the number of deaths caused by tick bites is increasing every year, remember to never remove ticks by hand when you find ticks on your pet, and take your pet to a regular animal hospital for a comprehensive physical examination as soon as possible.

Avoid unnecessary harm to pets and people caused by pathogens and toxins transmitted by tick bites; remember to deworm pets and prevent internal and external parasites every month, prevention is greater than cure!