When Does Tick Season Start and End?

Spring is the most perfect time of year to shed those layers of clothing you’ve been putting on for the last few months and start to enjoy the sunshine and warmer temperatures. Massachusetts offers so many opportunities to take in the spring season and enjoy time...

Tick Prevention Tips

Ticks- related illnesses, Lyme Disease in particular, can be severe and sometimes fatal, but there are steps your can take to help protect yourself from coming into contact with ticks: Wear light-colored clothing – Ticks, especially the Blacklegged deer tick which can...

Ticks and Lyme Disease

Missy Henriksen with the National Pest Management Association talks about the dangers of ticks and disease they can transmit, including Lyme disease.  

About the Brown Dog Tick

The brown dog tick (also known as the kennel tick) is found through most of the United States This tick feeds on dogs, but rarely bites people. Unlike the other species of ticks, its life cycle allows it to survive and develop indoors. The brown dog tick is found...