Rose Hill Veterinary Practice, P.C.

Large Animal: 540.987.1200
Small Animal: 540.987.9300
Fax: 540.987.1204
rosehillvet@comcast.net

Shenandoah Mountains

Common Ticks of Virginia

Common Ticks of Virginia  American Dog Tick  The American Dog Tick, Dermacentor variabillis, is about 5mm long with short stout mouthparts.  It is dark brown with light wavy lines or reticulations on its back.  It is found mostly in the western sections of Virginia...

Exotic tick found in Virginia: What you can do

Exotic tick found in Virginia: What you can do On May 14, 2018 the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa confirmed the finding of the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick (otherwise known as the East Asian or Longhorned tick) in Virginia.  The tick appeared...