risk map - FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021

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very low risk:
The parasite is neither active nor numerous: infestation is unlikely to happen. Be aware that indoor flea infestations can be active regardless of outdoor climates.
low risk:
Infestation is rare. Be aware that indoor flea infestations can be active regardless of outdoor climates.
medium risk:
The presence of active parasites occur. Be aware and consider suitable preventative measures.
high risk:
Parasite activity has reached a level requiring increased awareness. Use preventive measures to reduce the risk of flea and tick infestation and parasite bites.
very high risk:
Maximum vigilance and the use of protective measures are mandatory to protect you and your pet against parasites and the diseases they transmit.

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mosquitoes and sandflies
Risk Index and Maps for There are 3 main species of ticks in Europe. Each has a specific biotope. Check the specific risk for each species :
Ixodes ricinus
Dermacentor reticulatus
Rhipicephalus sanguineus

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Dermacentor reticulatus


  • D. reticulatus is located in European areas with temperate climate. D. reticulatus is hygrophile, it needs shadow and humidity. This tick is present in forest, bush, parks...
  • Adults are exophilic and feed on dogs; larva and nymphs are endophilic and feed on small mammals (rodents, hedgehogs)
  • Vector of canine babesiosis and some Rickettsia species
  • Extension all over Europe


For optimal tick control

  • Immediate elimination of the ticks present on the animal and on its owner after a walk in a tick infested area, using appropriate measures