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Can Ticks Swim?

Posted by Jennifer Smith on 29th Jul 2019

Ticks are found throughout North America in grassy and wooded areas. While we know that ticks cannot jump or fly, we have to ask can ticks swim? Ticks cannot swim. Their bodies are not built well en … read more

Don't Remove a Tick With Fingers. Here's Why.

Posted by Jennifer Smith on 22nd May 2019

A hiker is enjoying the smells of nature of being outside when suddenly a new "birth mark" appears on the skin. It's a tick"Don't panic" one thinks to them-self. The first instinct is to rip … read more

It's Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Posted by Jennifer Smith on 1st May 2019

May is prime season for tick activity; which is why the month is observed to learn about Lyme Disease. While not all ticks carry tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme Disease, getting bit by a tick is no … read more

Warm Weather Draws Concerns For Ticks

Posted by Jennifer Smith on 27th Feb 2019

Traditionally, tick season begins in March as the weather cruises above freezing. Being that the climate is still on the cooler side, ticks are hiding underneath logs, leaves and fur of animals for in … read more

Red Meat Allergy Concerns With Tick Bite

Posted by Jennifer Smith on 26th Feb 2019

Until now it has been believed that in order for a tick to trigger an allergic immune response to alpha-gal in humans, the tick would need to have recently fed on the alpha-gal-rich blood of a mammal. … read more

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