Idiopathic Issues

Follow Us

Ticks and Their Personalities

Posted by Jessica Gramlich on August 31, 2015 at 5:04 PM
Jessica Gramlich
Dr. Gramlich is a 2008 graduate of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing a one-year emergency internship in Rhode Island, she spent five years working as a small animal general practitioner in New Hampshire.

tickonfinger

I got to see Dr. Little speak at the AVMA conference and she really is passionate about ticks.  It's awesome to see a veterinarian completely enamored in his or her specialty, even if I think ticks are disgusting. 

It's important to know the different tick species in your area and the various diseases that they carry.  Owners will definitely bring in tick specimens when they find them and it will be up to you to identify them on the spot.

Here is a little video that talks about the characteristics of various species of ticks.

Screen_Shot_2015-09-14_at_3.04.00_PM

Need an Edge Studying for the NAVLE?

NAVLE-StudyGuide-Mockup-500px-NewYou're of course going to need to study a ton to nail the test, but there are a lot of tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your study time and we've packaged those up in a free guide.

Some of the Top 15 Tips include:

  • Familiarize Yourself with the Test Format
  • Tackle the Weak Subjects Early
  • Start Sooner and Ease Into It
  • ...and 12 more!

Download Free NAVLE Study Guide  Awesome Tips and Tricks Plus Tailored Study Programs

 

Topics: ticks

 

View Details!

Subscribe to our Blog!

Most Popular Posts

New Call-to-action

Posts by Topic

see all