Ticks: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Ticks can vary in size from â…› – ½ inches in length
  • The Brown Dog Tick is the most common tick one will find (mainly by dog owners); they are red-brown and gray, but other types can vary widely in color
  • They feed on warm blooded creatures and will irritate skin, causing itching

Active Season

  • Ticks are most active during the Spring and Summer

Interesting Facts

  • Ticks cannot move fast, jump or fly but instead they will wait for a host by hanging on a leaf or grass blade hoping to latch on when a potential host walks by
  • They generally do not lay eggs on their host, but instead drop to the ground to lay eggs in a protected area

Cause for Concern

  • Along with causing skin irritation, Ticks can transmit diseases, such as lyme disease, which can prove to be lethal to humans and pets

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • For our Tick treatment, there is no specific preparation required. We will only treat specific locations such as play area, swing set, porch, etc. We will also spray a tree or wood line if accessible and nearby. People will need to avoid the treated areas for 1 hour

Our Guarantee

  • Town & Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

Contact Us Immediately

If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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Tick Media Gallery

At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter. Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you “identify your pest.”

All our images and video are copyright and are property of Town & Country Pest Solutions. Do not duplicate without written permission. Email our on-staff photographer, Ryan, if you would like permission to use or purchase any of our media.

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