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Category Archives: Tick Control

Backyard Bug Patrol Receives Glowing 5-Star Review on Google

Backyard Bug Patrol is pleased to announce that it has recently received a glowing 5-star review from a customer on Google Maps.
Prevent Lyme Disease with Tick Control Services from Backyard Bug Patrol
In her review, Katherine Beckett-Goodwin said, “We love the […]

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Dr. Torres Discusses Tick-Borne Illnesses On The Today Show

This is a great video segment that the Today Show ran.  While it’s national in scope, it definately applies the Virginia and Maryland neighborhoods that we service.
The Today Show has been informing, sharing tips, entertaining and broadcasting news stories for […]

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Were Ticks Intended To Be Used As Bioweapons? A Follow Up

I can’t say I’m big on conspiracy theories but given the fact that a member of Congress recently got involved and we have a number of government/military research facilities in Frederick, Reston and other areas in the Virginia, Maryland DMV, […]

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No Such Thing As “Just A Tick Bite”

Good old Ben Franklin said “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. While a lot has changed in the nearly 300 years since he stated this, a lot has stayed the same. When it comes to ticks, […]

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Man Finds Tick On His Eye

Here’s a story that will make you squirm! Imagine a tick attaching itself to your eyeball. Yes! You did read that correctly. An encounter with a tick isn’t a pleasant one, but this Kentucky man got more than he bargained […]

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Were Ticks Intended To Be Used As Bioweapons?

Ticks can be deadly. They transmit disease and can cause serious illness or even death. However, there might be another dangerous factor to add into the equation. This week House lawmakers have made an amendment to the National Defense Authorization […]

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Asian Longhorned Tick Can Breed Alone

The Asian longhorned tick is a relatively new species of tick in the United States. At present, its population is relatively low here, however, that could change quite significantly because these little critters don’t even need to find a mate […]

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Take The Time To Be ‘Tick Safe’ This Summer

A bite from a tick is all too common these days. These tiny creatures have a tendency to utilize us as their food source and unfortunately, spread some pretty nasty diseases. If you’ve found a tick on your skin it […]

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As Deer Multiply, So Do Ticks!

The deer population in the United States has risen significantly over the last few years, which means we’re more likely to be in closer proximity to a deer than ever before. Unfortunately, with this growth, it also means another increase […]

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Asian Longhorned Tick Takes First Bite Out Of The U.S

The Asian longhorned tick has taken its first taste of the United States. It is now on paper that this particular species of tick that has only been recently discovered in the U.S, has bitten a human. Although the bite […]

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