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Anchorage, Alaska, United States

An unidentified tick was found on the nose of a dog in the backyard of a home in south Anchorage. Neither the family nor their pet had been traveling recently. The identification of the tick species is pending.

The Tick
Joy Britt
Joy Britt

Anchorage Alaska, United States

Dena'ina Athabascan: Dgheyaytnu

Anchorage is a unified home rule municipality in the U.S. state of Alaska. With an estimated 298,192 residents in 2016, it is Alaska's most populous city and contains more than 40 percent of the state's total population.

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Alaska Submit-A-Tick Program

/ ADEC Office of the State Veterinarian

Submit a Tick

Tick ID | Tick-borne Diseases | Ticks | CDC

Information on ticks and tickborne disease. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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