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Don’t Let Deer Ticks in Clifton, VA Tick You Off   

Did you know that deer ticks are prevalent all over the Eastern US? Or that adult deer ticks are always looking for a potential host all year round (including winter if the temperature is anything higher than freezing)? Are you […]

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The Importance of Understanding Ticks

We know that ticks transmit diseases, but do we know why? If we understand how these pests can spread harmful bacteria, then we may be able to find more ways to prevent the transmission of harmful diseases and protect ourselves […]

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Lyme Disease In Your Back Yard

We would always recommend a yard spray when it comes to keeping ticks away from your home. However, to make your tick protection even more robust, there are a few added extra precautions you could take to keep these critters […]

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Long-horned Tick Potential To Transmit Lyme

The deer tick is well known for being the culprit in the transmission of tick borne Lyme disease. This debilitating virus that is spread through the bite of an infected tick, has been making its way across the United States, […]

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What Makes Ticks, Tick?

Could your blood type turn a ticks stomach? Well, a recent study has revealed that some ticks may have a preference for a particular blood group, more than they do others. With the rising number of tick borne diseases, such […]

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What Are The Chances of Lyme Disease

If you don’t already know by now, then we will say it again. Ticks are the carriers of the bacteria which causes Lyme disease. Therefore, if you have been bitten by a tick, the risk of becoming infected with Lyme […]

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Tick Collection For Lyme Disease Analysis

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to encounter a tick bite, what did you do with the tick after you had carefully removed it? A previous study urged those of us who had fallen victim to these pesky critters, to try […]

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Lyme Disease. Is It A Bigger Threat Than We Realize?

Lyme disease is a problem in the United States, but is it a bigger threat than we realize? A recent study has shown that many areas across the U.S, once believed to be safe from the species of tick that […]

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Ticks Are On Their Travels

There are may different types of tick, and we are discovering more and more exotic species as time goes on. This is causing concern, because along with this discovery, comes the threat of other tick borne diseases. These pests quite […]

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Pest Prevention And Your Pet

It’s tick season and these pests are quite literally everywhere! We’ve been talking about how to protect your home from ticks, so that you can spend time in your yard safely, but what about protecting your pets? A lovely outdoor […]

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