DATE POSTED: November 7, 2017
While tiny in size, ticks, and other pests can pose significant dangers to humans and our pets. Understanding the dangers associated with insects and ticks can help you understand the importance of being on the lookout for them. Understanding the dangers will also encourage us to take steps to avoid contact with them.
DATE POSTED: May 4, 2015
Did you know that this month is Lyme Disease Awareness Month? According to an announcement made by the CDC on May 1, Lyme disease is a multisystem disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. The organism is transmitted through the bite of certain species of blacklegged ticks. Though the numbers are not out for 2014, state and local health departments reported approximately 35,000 cases…