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Tag Archives: Lyme

Ticks Are Joining Us For Thanksgiving!

Ticks are not just a cause for concern during the warmer months. As we experience a drop in temperature, these tiny, troublesome ticks are still hanging around and as Thanksgiving approaches, they may just stay around to join the celebrations […]

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Freezing Temperatures In Northern Virginia Can Still Mean Ticks In Winter

Halloween of 2017 has been and gone, and with it comes the discarding of our carefully carved pumpkins. The fun and excitement of creating a scary (or friendly) face into these giant fruit forms will have to wait another year. […]

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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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Ticks Could Turn Halloween Into Your Worst Nightmare

Halloween is on the horizon!  It’s that time of year when we add a little ‘spooky’ into our lives. We decorate our houses, our yards and have some fun with costume creations. We get involved in old age traditions such […]

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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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