Resources

Tick Prevention for Dogs and Cats

Image Caption: Brown dog ticks like these ones can cause big problems for dogs. What are ticks?  Ticks are external parasites that feed on the blood of animals (and occasionally humans). In the Top End and central Australia, dogs and cats usually get Brown Dog Ticks....

Ehrlichiosis Posters

These resources are designed for use for from year 4 to adults. The posters can be used as a teaching aid or for display throughout a community to raise awareness about Ehrlichiosis. Each poster highlights a certain aspect of Ehrlichiosis, including the signs,...

Ehrlichiosis Lesson Plans

The following lesson plans are for a range of school years and aim to share knowledge of the presence, signs, and transmission of Ehrlichiosis. They also highlight the benefits and necessity of using tick preventives to tackle Ehrlichiosis in communities. Each lesson...

4 Ways to Stop Tick Sickness- Ehrlichiosis Poster

This resource is for adults. It aims to share knowledge of the presence of the new tick-borne disease, Ehrlichiosis, and knowledge of how to control ticks and their associated disease. The download includes the 4 Ways to Stop Tick Sickness Poster.

Stop Ticks- Ehrlichiosis Poster

This resource is for adults. It aims to share knowledge of tick preventatives, the benefits of their use, how to use them, and the need for their continued use for dog health. The download includes the Stop Ticks Poster.

Tick Sickness- Ehrlichiosis Poster

This resource is for year 4 to adults. It aims to share knowledge of the presence and signs of the tick-borne disease, Ehrlichiosis. This poster directs readers to contact relevant groups for assistance with sick dogs. The download includes the Tick Sickness Poster.

Dog Tick Sickness- Ehrlichiosis Poster

This resource is for year 4 to adults. It aims to share knowledge of the presence, signs, and prevention of the tick-borne disease, Ehrlichiosis. This poster illustrates the information in a simple to follow format. The download includes the Dog Tick Sickness Poster.

Who’s the Sick Tick- Ehrlichiosis Lesson Plan

This lesson plan is for school years 2 to 4 and aims to share the knowledge of the ease of transmission of ticks, and consequently the disease Ehrlichiosis. The download includes teacher’s instructions, tick template, and dog and tick pictures.​

Pick That Tick- Ehrlichiosis Lesson Plan

This lesson plan for school years 2 to 4 aims to share the knowledge and value of tick prevention for dogs, in particular in relation to Ehrlichiosis, a tick-borne disease. The download includes teacher’s instructions and templates.

Good One, Sick One- Ehrlichiosis Lesson Plan

Ehrlichiosis - a tick borne disease recently detected in Australia - has been impacting hundreds of dogs in both WA and the NT since May 2020. Ehrlichiosis is carried by brown dog ticks and infects dogs, which can have significant impacts on the health of dogs and...