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How Do Ticks ‘Stick’ To Our Skin?

Ever wondered how ticks get such a good grip of our skin when they bite us? That’s because they make their own type of ‘glue’ we guess you’d call it, that let’s them adhere firmly to their feast. The clever […]

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Ticks Cause Moose Decline

When we hear about the decline in population of natures well loved animals, it’s a sad topic for discussion. When we hear that the reason for the decline is partially down to those little disease spreading arachnids called ticks, we […]

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Ticks Are Making Williamsburg VA Their Home

Residents in Williamsburg, VA need to be particularly on the lookout for ticks, as these disease spreading pests are taking a particular liking to the area.  It’s not a ‘new thing’ as these critters have been around for some time, […]

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Tick Borne Disease on the Rise in the Fall

As the temperature starts to drop, many of us assume that the population of ticks will also start to decline. That we are less likely to be at risk from these disease spreading pests because the colder weather means there’s […]

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If In Doubt, Get Your Tick Bite Checked Out!

There are a few tick borne illnesses that we should all be mindful of, the most common being Lyme disease. However, another rare bacteria that we should be educating ourselves on is anaplasma phagocytophilum. This nasty germ can be spread by […]

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