DATE POSTED: December 14, 2018
Ticks are hardy parasites that can cause a variety of illnesses, including Lyme disease. Reports of Lyme disease are on the rise and it is considered the most common tick-borne illness in the United States. Upwards of 20,000 people are diagnosed each year.
DATE POSTED: November 1, 2018
We all know that ticks can cause health problems for our pets and our family members. As we head into late fall we might start to relax on our “tick checks” because we think we are finally safe from the danger’s that ticks pose as they die off for the winter. Unfortunately, ticks are still out and can get inside our Maine homes.
DATE POSTED: August 6, 2018
Your pets are part of your family and you would probably do whatever you could to keep them safe from any type of danger around them. One of the biggest dangers is ticks!
DATE POSTED: June 25, 2018
June is here, and with it comes the warm summer weather. After a long winter (and spring), the residents of South Portland definitely won’t protest some beautiful sunshine and nice weather. However, it is important for residents of South Portland to know that with the warmer weather comes a multitude of pest threat, one of the greatest being ticks.
DATE POSTED: June 12, 2018
Tick season is officially underway and it is around this time of year that we start seeing more and more of them in our yard. As homeowners, we would do just about everything we can to try to avoid them. It’s simple…the more you know about ticks, the better chance you have of avoiding and detecting them.
DATE POSTED: May 18, 2018
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month throughout our nation. It is an awareness campaign devoted to promoting Lyme disease awareness and the prevention of this debilitating disease. Lyme disease awareness is very important since there has been a rapidly growing number of reported cases of Lyme disease each year in our country. During the month of May, we can help to educate everyone, both young and…