Important links


The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association is the voice of the Canadian veterinary profession in promoting animal welfare and One Health to ensure optimal care for animals, people, and the environment.

The CVMA is the national and international voice for Canada’s veterinarians, providing leadership and advocacy for veterinary medicine.


Additional resources

Canadian Parasitology Expert Panel Guidelines (for the Management of Parasites in Dogs & Cats)

Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC)
A public platform for image-based identification and population monitoring of ticks in Canada.

Lyme Disease Awareness Resources

Lyme Disease in Canada – A Federal Framework

Pets and Ticks
Pets and Ticks is led by Drs. Scott Weese and Katie Clow from the Ontario Veterinary College, and Dr. Michelle Evason from the Atlantic Veterinary College. Their mission is to provide evidence-based information on ticks and tick-borne disease of relevance to Canadian companion animals.

Provincial and Territorial Resources on Lyme Disease

TickEncounter Resource Center

Contact your veterinarian for more information on tick prevention and awareness.

They can also help set up a tick control program
for your pet.