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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.


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.

Through this online tool, pet owners and the veterinary community can also submit information about ticks they have found on pets.

Submit to Tick Tracker:

View the 2018 Tick Map:


Additional resources

Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC)

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

Lyme Disease in Canada – A Federal Framework

Lyme Disease Awareness Resources

TickEncounter Resource Center

Provincial and Territorial Resources on Lyme Disease

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

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