Tag: lyme disease

This Easy Tip Will Help You Prevent Ticks This Fall

The kids are back in school, the air is crisp, and the days are getting shorter, all indicating autumn’s arrival. With so many fun activities like apple picking, fairs abound and finding that perfect pumpkin to carve, fall is a great time to be outdoors with your family and pets. Did you know fall is also adult tick season? That’s right, ticks are not limited to the spring and summer months. Now that’s something to be scared of this time of year! Below we discuss some facts about these tiny blood suckers, and how to best prevent ticks from invading… Read more »

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Five Shocking Lyme Disease Facts

Ticks can be big trouble, as ticks are almost synonymous with Lyme disease. We have all heard of Lyme disease, but what is it exactly? Typically, Lyme disease is transmitted through a bite from an infected deer tick. It is a bacterial infection you get from tick bites and can cause over three hundred different symptoms including severe long-term health problems. Unfortunately, your yard and outdoor living spaces may be a breeding ground for various species of ticks, including deer ticks. Below we discuss some Lyme disease facts, and how a tick treatment from Mosquito Shield can help eliminate your… Read more »

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Let the Pets and Kids Play Outside – This Tick Control Really Works!

Nothing ruins a beautiful summer day like finding a blood-thirsty tick on yourself, your child or your pet. When you finally find the time to get outside with the family and enjoy the sunshine and warm weather in your yard, the last thing you want to do is cover up your skin and spend the whole day checking the kids and pets. Ticks are sneaky, and no amount of covering up or checking can prevent them from biting if they’ve made their way into your yard. This summer, why not take measures into your own hands and learn more about… Read more »

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