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weird little black shiny parasites...

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Cassies-mum, Aug 7, 2009.


  1. Cassies-mum

    Cassies-mum PetForums VIP

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    they are like ticks but smaller and shiny, and really weird looking, unfortunately i dont have any photos but ill get one if we get another one out, what could they be??
     
  2. Jess2308

    Jess2308 PetForums VIP

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    Ummm... fleas???
     
  3. Nonnie

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    As Nonnie said, sounds like a tick that hasn't fed. They usually start off black but they more they eat they go greyer and greyer :D
     
  5. turkeylad

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    sounds like a deer tick!!
     
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