Specially developed to ensure safe and simple removal of ticks from you dog or cat’s coat the Mikki Tick Picker is extremely easy to use, with an efficient and reliable design that helps you keep your pet looking and feeling their best.
Designed to make removal of ticks from the skin of your pet quick, easy and safe, the Mikki Tick Picker is a universal tool, an essential for any pet household. Designed with the needs of pets and their owners in mind its small design makes it suitable for carrying around in your pocket or even attaching to a key-ring, keeping it handy and available whenever you may need it.
An effective and easy to use design, the Mikki Tick Picker simply traps the tick in the slot on the tool at the level of the skin. Position the picker over the tick with the tick in the largest section of the picker, nearest the handle. Lift the handle so that the narrow nose of the picker is flat on the skin, and draw the picker slowly and firmly towards the tick so that it is gripped securely and can be carefully lifted away from the skin and disposed of. A reusable design it is suitable for use over and over again, with the same usage method required to remove a tick from human skin.
HOW TO REMOVE TICKS FROM YOUR PET? For effective tick removal you do need a little love and patience, as this process can take about 5 minutes.
To remove the tick, position the picker over the tick with the tick in the largest section of the picker, nearest the handle (fig.1). Lift the handle so that the narrow nose of the picker is flat on the skin. Draw the picker slowly and firmly towards the tick so that it is gripped securely and can be carefully lifted away from the skin and disposed of. Spray the area where the tick was attached with disinfectant to prevent potential infection.
Note: Use smooth movement when lifting the tick. Ensure that there are no traces of tick’s head or mouth–parts left on or in the skin. Pets should be checked daily for ticks, their immediate removal would minimise the chance of transmitting disease.
Safety Note: Always read safety instructions, leaflets and packaging before use. Ensure fresh drinking water is available at all times. Should you have any concerns regarding your pet’s health, please consult a veterinary surgeon immediately. Always take care when grooming your pet, ensuring gentle application.
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