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Tackling ticks on cats

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MSD Animal Health, in collaboration with the University of Bristol, has launched a new campaign to raise awareness among cat owners of the growing risk posed by ticks and tickborne diseases in Britain.

The Big Tick Project (BTP) for cats builds on the success of a similar campaign aimed at dog owners last year. The company reports that, in 2015, over 1400 veterinary practices collected and submitted more than 6000 ticks from dogs, contributing to a large-scale study …

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