- tick remover tool
Ticks are most active in the warm months of the year beginning in Spring (March) when people are in the garden or on camp sites and hiking trails.
As in spring and summer, ticks continue to hide in the grassy and wooded areas where they can find a warm blooded-mammal to feed. As long as the temperatures remain above freezing, tick movement will thrive.
In the fall, ticks will hide underneath logs and leaves to seek shelter and insulation. Therefore, homeowners that are piling firewood near houses should move the stack of fire logs to prevent ticks from reaching inside homes. They should also relocate leave piles and stop children and pets from jumping into the piles (sorry, guys).
When outside for long periods of time, outdoor enthusiasts should wear bright, long-sleeved clothing to easily spot ticks and wear tick repellent with DEET. Avoid applying tick repellents to the skin, only the clothing around the ankles, arms and neck. Lastly, perform a thorough tick check on people and pets at the end of activities.
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 the tick off the skin - while begging the "bug" to magically go away. While removing the tick as quickly as possible seems [...]
Outdoor enthusiasts know all too well that ticks with Lyme Disease exist; and for those unfortunate enough to get bit by a tick, they know the pain and suffering that comes from these bugs. While outdoor enthusiasts are preparing for outdoor activities this spring, they must be reminded that not only can they get tick-borne [...]
Ticks are most active in the spring and summer months while the weather is warm; however, as long as temperatures are above freezing (32 degrees Fahrenheit) tick bites can still occur in both humans and pets. In the winter, ticks will seek warm-blooded mammals such as a dog or cat for warmth and feeding. They will [...]
Tick Season begins in March and stays strong throughout the warm months of the year, lasting until late August. Ticks tend to stay in grassy or forest regions where there is an abundance of warm-blooded mammals to latch onto for warmth. Ticks are extremely dangerous viral bugs that spread infectious diseases including Lyme Disease and [...]
Ticks remain most active when temperatures are above 45 degrees Fahrenheit; but they do not go away in the winter, nor do they die because of the cold. Depending on the species, and stage of life of the tick, they become dormant or latch on to their host - like a warm-blooded human or deer. [...]