Bed bug or tick???
by Tipsen
June 28, 2013 at 8:23 PM

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Is this a bed bug or tick?!?! Either way I am pretty freaked out. We went hiking in the woods last Sunday with the dogs. When we left, we noticed that the 2 dogs had literally about 20 ticks each, I had a few on me, my three year old also had one on him. I of course got all the ticks off of everyone including dogs. I called the vet to see if I could get anything else for tick prevention. They are on the pill for fleas. Well yesterday I found another 6 ticks on my one dog and again another 2 today. I just found this crawling on me sitting on my recliner (and yes dogs do get on the furniture


  • Lovemyshadows
    June 28, 2013 at 8:24 PM

    Looks like a tick yo me

  • silverdawn99
    June 28, 2013 at 8:25 PM


  • yryssa1
    by yryssa1
    June 28, 2013 at 8:26 PM
    it's a tick
  • 3_girls_86
    June 28, 2013 at 8:26 PM
  • robsgurl_23
    June 28, 2013 at 8:27 PM

     that is a tick

  • RADmomma
    June 28, 2013 at 8:28 PM
    That's a tick.
  • JessicaEOH
    June 28, 2013 at 8:29 PM
    Definitely not a bed bug but I've never seen a tick...
  • NDADanceMom
    June 28, 2013 at 8:29 PM
    I heard it will be a bad year for ticks. I've already found a few myself.
  • corib4687
    June 28, 2013 at 8:30 PM
  • Musicknot07
    June 28, 2013 at 8:30 PM


    looks like a dogwood tick to me! I would vuccum everything and maybe even get the tick and bug spray. We have one dog he a big ball of fur and he sheds four times a yrs (Norwegian elk hound) so he doesn't get tick bad from the back yard but if we take him for hikes. I will also find one or two on him. He on flea and tick meds as well. 

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