Fleas get their share of attention and awareness as pesky nuisances that can plague dogs, but ticks are often overlooked.

Did you know that ticks are not even insects? Ticks are actually arachnids, similar to scorpions, spiders and mites—they have four pairs of legs as adults and no antennae. Adult insects, by comparison, have three pairs of legs and one pair of antennae.

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