8 Helpful Products to Keep Your Pet Safe and Healthy During 2018's Dangerous Tick Season

The CDC says tick bites, and the illnesses that come with them, are on the rise; protect your pets from these dangerous summer pests with these products

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01 of 08

SOAP UP

Tick products for pets

Adding this insect-repelling bar soap into your pet's grooming routine can give your furry friend one more natural defense against pests.

Buy it! Wondercide Natural Flea & Tick Shampoo Bar for Dogs & Cats, $14.99; Amazon.com

02 of 08

NO CHEMICALS REQUIRED

Tick products for pets

This device uses preventative, non-chemical ultrasonic waves to keep ticks away.

Buy it! Gen7Pets SonicGuard Ultrasonic Flea and Tick Protection, $35.98; Hayneedle.com

03 of 08

A DIFFERENT KIND OF HAIR SPRAY

Tick products for pets

A few quick spritzes of this product and your pet will be covered in a nice-smelling blanket of tick protection.

Buy it! Wolfe & Sparky Organic Bug Buster Spray Naturally Prevents Fleas & Ticks, $13.95; Amazon.com

04 of 08

WIPE DOWN

Tick products for pets

Give your pet an extra coat of protection when he goes outside with these tick-repelling wipes.

Buy it! VetriScience Laboratories Vetri Repel, Natural Flea and Tick Repellant for Cats and Dogs, $19.92; Amazon.com

05 of 08

SPRAY AWAY

Tick products for pets

Give ticks the message that your home is off-limits with this spray, which kills ticks and keeps them away.

Buy it! Vet's Best Flea & Tick Dog & Home Spray, $11.49; Petco.com

06 of 08

GET OFF MY LAWN

Tick products for pets

The outdoors is where ticks live; show local pests your lawn is not up for grabs with this spray.

Buy it! Safer Brand 32 oz. Mosquito and Tick Killer Concentrate Hose-End Sprayer, $20.19; Hayneedle.com

07 of 08

BE GONE

Tick products for pets

These easy-to-carry and inexpensive tick removal sticks allow pet owners to quickly and safely remove ticks as soon as they are spotted.

Buy it! Tick Twister Tick Remover Set with Small and Large Tick Twister, $4.82; Amazon.com

08 of 08

ANSWERS FAST

Tick products for pets

If you do find a tick on your pet, this test can provide peace of mind of by quickly testing for Lyme disease.

Buy it! Cutter Lyme Disease Tick Test, $27.99; Amazon.com

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