- tick remover tool
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 like a no-brainier, removing the tick with fingers is not the right method for tick disease prevention. The reason is that part of the tick may break off or stay embedded in the skin. This action may lead to potential tick illnesses including Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and (dare I say it) red meat allergies.
The best thing to do is remain calm and use a tick remover tool to effectively remove a tick in its entirety. Carrying a tick removal tool is the best tick management method for tick disease prevention.
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. [...]