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 species

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.

Tick-borne pathogens

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.