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Table 2 Amongst the samples submitted by veterinary practices, 56 dogs had travelled outside the UK in the previous 2 weeks, 43 of which were infested by one of three species of tick

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

Tick species Number of travelled dogs infested (%)
Ixodes ricinus 29 (67.4)
Dermacentor variabilis 1 (2.3)
Rhipicephalus sanguineus 13 (30.2)
Total number with ticks 43