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Table 1 The number and percentage of dogs that had not travelled outside the UK in the previous 2 weeks, infested by each species of tick as submitted by veterinary practices that participated in the UK survey

From: Ticks infesting domestic dogs in the UK: a large-scale surveillance programme

Tick species Number of dogs Percentage
Ixodes ricinus 5236 89.2
Ixodes hexagonus 577 9.8
Ixodes canisuga 46 0.78
Haemaphysalis punctata 3 0.05
Dermacentor reticulatus 10 0.17
Total number of dogs infested by endemic ticks 5872