Important links

CVMA

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.

Website: canadianveterinarians.net

Additional resources

Anaplasma phagocytophilum induces Ixodes scapularis ticks to express an antifreeze glycoprotein gene that enhances their survival in the cold – PubMed (nih.gov)
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20739755/


Canadian Parasitology Expert Panel Guidelines (for the Management of Parasites in Dogs & Cats)
research-groups.usask.ca/cpep/documents/cpep-booklet.pdf


Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC)
capcvet.org


eTick.ca
etick.ca


Female ticks (Ixodes scapularis) infected with Borrelia burgdorferi have increased over-wintering survival, with implications for tick population growth – PubMed (nih.gov)
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37147777


Lyme Disease Awareness Resources
canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/lyme-disease/lyme-disease-awareness-resources.html


Lyme Disease in Canada – A Federal Framework
canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/lyme-disease-canada-federal-framework.html


Narrowing the Knowledge Gap in Tick and Tick-Borne Disease Awareness and Prevention: The Roles of Canadian Veterinarians
https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/media/abzpatgd/national-tick-awareness-and-behaviour-study-summary-report-march-31-2022.pdf


Pathogens Manipulating Tick Behavior-Through a Glass, Darkly
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32824571/


Pets and Ticks
petsandticks.com


Provincial and Territorial Resources on Lyme Disease
canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/lyme-disease/provincial-territorial-resources.html


TickEncounter Resource Center
tickencounter.org


Tickmaps.ca
tickmaps.ca


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

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