Pest of the Month: Ticks
Tick or Treat!? As we enter this spooky month of candy and goblins the timing is perfect to learn more about this blood sucking pest.
Ticks are not insects; they are arachnids. So they are more closely related to spiders than they are to common insects.
Tick are more likely to infest your dog than your cat.
They secrete a glue like substance called cementum which helps them stick to their host.
Hungry? A tick can survive 200 days without food.
Ticks are known for transmitting all types of diseases, but only the deer tick can transfer lyme disease.