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Don’t Let Your Guard Down: Prevalence Of Ticks In Fall

Now that summer is over, many people may be breathing a sigh of relief that tick season is over. But unfortunately, the end of summer does not mean the end of the tick threat – ticks can still live throughout the fall. It’s important not to let your guard down as the season changes, as this may open you up to an increased risk of being bitten by a tick infected with the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.

The fall often leads to a drop in temperature, which may give people a false sense of security since ticks thrive in warmer temperatures. However, in many places, fall temperatures aren’t as low as they need to be for tick populations to die down and become a lesser threat to people living or spending time in wooded areas. So how does fall weather affect tick populations, exactly? And why should you continue to practice safety measures even in the cooler weather? Read on for all you need to know about the prevalence of ticks in fall.

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Pet Safety: Our 5-Point Guide To Protecting Your Pet From Ticks This Summer

It’s summertime, and that means people will be spending more time outside. With warmer temperatures, sunnier days, and time to spend in nature, getting out in the great outdoors is on a lot of people’s summer to-do list. But while families and their pets are out to play, so are all the insects that have been missing throughout the winter months. While many people do their best to avoid these critters, sometimes it can next to impossible to steer clear when you’re exploring the places they call home.

The summer months are also a time when ticks come out to feed. During tick season, the risk of getting bitten are much higher. The problem lies in ticks that are infected with diseases such as Lyme disease. When a tick bites you or your pet, it can transmit Lyme disease, which can make both humans and animals ill. There are ways to keep yourself and your pets safe this summer season, though. Read on for our handy guide to protecting your pet from ticks.

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