Category Archives: Tick education

Could 2016 Become the Year of the Tick?

As we have enjoyed the first unusually mild days, teasing us that spring is coming, we can’t help but begin to think about ticks. We’re beginning to receive regular calls from clients who are finding ticks on their kids and … 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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Our Local Ticks and Saugus Tick Control

Few creatures inspire dread like a tick. Seeing one on yourself or your dog is likely to give you a strong case of the heebie-jeebies. Removing them is requires a steady hand and firm resolve. We would rather simply not … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease and Newburyport Tick Control

Newburyport physician, Dr. Mark Su, is one of the few doctors to still make house calls. He also considers himself to be a Lyme Literate MD (LLMD).  This means he takes a very open-minded professional and holistic approach to both … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease’s Dangerous “Cousin”: Powassan Virus Is On The Rise

Powassan Virus (POWV) is making news again and it affects you and Essex tick control. In large part, as theorized by Yale’s Dr. Durland Fish, professor of epidemiology, this is due to the rise in infection noticed in the deer … Continue reading

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Travelling? Tick Sick? Quick Illness Tick Facts for Andover MA Tick Control

Travel plans this summer? Throughout the U.S., it is important to keep in mind the various symptoms and illness that can be derived from different regional ticks and their bites. Whether you are planning a local staycation or a state-hopping … Continue reading

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Tick Rising: North Shore Tick Control and Keeping Deer at Bay

Tick populations are on the rise. According to Harvard’s Public Health Entomologist Dr Richard Pollack, he “can almost set my watch by it.” The “it” being the rise in warm weather, and deer and tick populations. Where you see deer, … Continue reading

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