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Tag Archives: Lyme

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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The More Ticks The Merrier!

The more ticks the merrier! Not something you would often find us saying, but research has suggested that if your back yard has an abundance of ticks that are of a diverse species, then the number of tick species that […]

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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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Lyme Disease – Tick Statistics Rising

It’s easy to think that should you be unfortunate enough to be bitten by a tick, the chances of it being infected with Lyme disease or some other tick borne virus may be relatively slim. However, some scary statistics have […]

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Is Your Christmas Tree Tick Free?

Each year, thousands of Christmas trees enter into our homes to add that little bit of magic and sparkle for the Holidays. However, bringing a little of the outside into our homes also comes with the risk that there may […]

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