I would talk to your vet about an effective remedy. I don't know is goo d for ticks. Revolution or just our poor flea habitat is keeping my dogs flea free. My vet said it isn't the best on ticks, but my dogs seldom had problems with them before I started the Revolution.
I have never had much luck with any of the old remedies, the match, kerosene,
Vaseline, etc. On dogs or people.
On dogs, simply pull it off with tweezers or your fingers. Pulling slowly
Reduces the chances of the head being left behind.
A freshly attached tick on a person will quickly drop off if given a shot of
Insect repellent, the DEET containing stuff. I have tried that on dogs and it