Category Archives: North Shore ticks

Lone Star Ticks: The New Tick on The Block

Here in the North Shore of Massachusetts, we are pretty well versed in the dangers brought by deer ticks & wood ticks. Most of us know how to avoid ticks and are pretty comfortable (although still grossed out) with pulling … Continue reading

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The Benefits of North Shore Mosquito and Tick Control Barrier Spray

“What are the real benefits?” We get asked this question fairly regularly when people are looking for a solution to their mosquito and tick problem. The immediate answer we give is always, “Prevention.” When you are a part of our … Continue reading

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Striking a Deadly Blow Against Ticks and Lyme Disease

As you read this, many of our local ticks are finishing off their third blood meal, which means they are mature enough to lay eggs. For the Ixodes scapularis, better known as the black-legged deer tick, this final feast can … Continue reading

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Keeping the Bugs Out of Your Next Clambake or BBQ

Summer’s in full swing here in the North Shore and few things say “outdoor entertaining” better than a delicious New England clambake and BBQ. From birthday parties, to wedding receptions, or family reunions– getting outside with your family, friends, and … Continue reading

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Little Known Facts about Lyme Disease and Tick Control North Shore

Rock star Avril Lavigne’s public announcement involving her suffering from chronic Lyme Disease has brought awareness of the illness back to the forefront, and just in time. The warm weather has caused ticks to emerge from hibernation, and ticks, as … Continue reading

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Are North Shore Mass Residents Really At Risk For Tick Diseases?

As a resident of North Shore, you have probably read a number of stories on taking precautions to prevent Lyme Disease. After being outdoors and returning inside, checking for ticks should be a routine for everyone. Ticks are a serious … Continue reading

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Tick Removal First – Torture It Later

Nothing makes you say ewww more than removing an embedded tick. You may be able to easily remove a tick from a pet but may have a hard time doing so on a family member or yourself. Others of us can remove … Continue reading

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