Tag: tick

If you enjoy spending time outdoors, then you know the dangers that ticks pose to us and our pets. This means spraying yourself with bug repellent—preferably those that contain DEET—and giving your pets flea and tick medicine or a flea and tick collar. It also means wearing long-sleeved clothing and checking yourself thoroughly for ticks… Read more »

The summer weather brings more opportunities for outdoor activities and gardening. It also brings more insects like mosquitoes and ticks. Like mosquitoes, ticks feed on the blood of their host and can carry tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease.  Tick-borne illnesses can be potentially life-threatening. You must know what to do if you are bitten by… Read more »