Camping Tips for A Family’s First Overnight Trip

Camping Tips for A Family’s First Overnight Trip

Camping is one of the most time-tested ways for the entire family to enjoy the great outdoors together.  However, many first-time campers have questions about how to get started and where to go. So, whether you are planning to rough it in a tent or prefer the...
Can Ticks Live Year-Round in Warmer Climates?

Can Ticks Live Year-Round in Warmer Climates?

Contrary to popular belief, ticks are not just a seasonal phenomenon. Although wishful thinking may make us believe ticks die off in the fall, it takes more than the first frost to deter these pesky insects. In fact, that is precisely when the prime feeding activity...
Can Animals Get Lyme Disease?

Can Animals Get Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease can affect both humans and animals, which means, like you, your household pets are also at risk of contracting Lyme disease. Besides humans, Lyme disease most commonly affects dogs, horses, and occasionally, cattle.   Several non-domesticated...
Six Surprising Facts About Lyme Disease

Six Surprising Facts About Lyme Disease

Although Lyme Disease is a widely-known disease transferred to humans from infected ticks, there are a lot of myths surrounding Lyme and how it affects us. These interesting facts may surprise you! Not all ticks carry Lyme disease.  Lyme disease is caused by...
Top Five Worst States for Ticks and Lyme Disease

Top Five Worst States for Ticks and Lyme Disease

Ticks are a type of arachnid that dwell in wooded and tall grassy spaces and can live on other animals’ blood. Unfortunately, they also carry diseases like Lyme, Zika, dengue, and plague that they can transfer to humans through their bites.   While ticks may...