Tick bites can happen any time of year, so it’s best to use a preventative year-round.
Today, 10-year-old Ollie is doing well and on tour with the Thomases and their other pup, 13-year-old Samy. “Their favorite thing in the world right now is when Rob gets off the stage and on the bus,” Marisol says. “It’s WrestleMania with these guys.”
After venturing out to find a grassy area to play and take care of business, the dogs get a “tick check” back on the bus. Marisol uses a tape roller on their fur and the couple’s clothes to catch any freeloaders: “You’d be surprised what you can get super-quick.”
Here are some other tips to help protect your pets from tick-borne illnesses:
Talk with your veterinarian if you notice any of the following: