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 insulation. But, more than warmth, ticks are out to find their next blood meal; and they are seeking white-tailed deer, rodents, pets and people.
While not all ticks carry tick diseases such as Lyme Disease, ticks are dangerous and need to be removed immediately for testing at a certified facility.
Campers, hikers and gardeners must be on the look-out for ticks as people spend more time outside. Read this for tick disease prevention tips.