Dermacentor andersoni -- horses
Dermacentor andersoni is a large reddish-brown to gray-brown tick. In Canada, it is found from central Saskatchewan and west through Alberta and into British Columbia.
Dermacentor variabilis: American dog tick
Dermacentor variabalis is a large reddish-brown to gray-brown tick. In Canada, D. variabilis is found from eastern Saskatchewan and east through to Nova Scotia, primarily in the so...
Ixodes spp. ticks are a genus of hard ticks found worldwide. In North America, the primary species of veterinary and public health importance are I. scapularis (in southern Manito...
Rhipicephalus sanguineus: brown dog tick
Rhipicephalus sanguineus, the brown dog tick, is a medium sized (unfed adult females are 4-5 mm long) yellowish-brown to reddish-brown tick with a dark inornate brown scutum.
Relative to the United States and many other countries, the burden of tick-borne pathogens that can infect pets and people is thought to be relatively low in Canada.