Fleas and ticks, unfortunately, love to bury themselves in your dog's soft, warm fur. Your dog is highly likely to come into contact with one of these parasites while out exploring. However, keeping an eye out for evidence of flea and ticks enables you to treat your dog with a straightforward medication that will have the fleas and ticks vacating their new home as quickly as they arrived. Ticks are tiny, but once they have fed on your dog's blood, they swell up as large as a pea so are often very easy to spot. You can usually feel them with your fingers. You will generally become aware that your dog has resident fleas when you see them scratching more than usual. You may even see fleas jumping. If your dog has an allergic reaction to the flea bites, they may have sore patches on the skin. Wormers high-quality flea and tick treatments are the best course of action if you spot any of these unwelcome visitors on your dog.