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  • Tick Population Explosion

    Tick Population Explosion Does it seem to you like ticks are suddenly everywhere? Why and how is this happening? Blood analysis of Otzi,  a...
  • Ticks: Know Your Enemy

    Ticks require moisture to survive, so tend not to be found in extreme heat or dry climates. Typically found in wooded areas, forests, tall grass,...
  • Tick Testing Laboratories

    Dr. Vett Lloyd Mount Allison University New Brunswick If you’ve been bitten by a tick you may be panicking about whether or not it has i...
  • Recognizing Lyme

    Lyme disease is an inflammatory disease caused by various strains of the borrelia bacteria. It is most commonly transmitted to humans and anim...
  • After Tick Removal

    After Tick Removal You've removed a tick from yourself or a loved one. What's next? Finding and removing an embedded tick can be an alarming e...
  • February's Tick Fact

    Ticks can and do survive our winters.  You may even find one on a warm winter day when the temp is above 4 degrees C.

    During winter most ticks lay dormant deep under snow and leaf cover.  However, many other attach themselves to a larger host, such as deer or moose and make it through winter with an abundant source of warmth and food.  Ticks often mate on the surface of these hosts, falling off afterwards.

  • Ticks and Dogs

    Ticks and Dogs Dogs are at high risk of encountering ticks, acquiring tick bites, and catching the diseases ticks may carry. Due to their g...
  • Tick Borne Diseases

    It is incredible how much damage can be caused by such a small creature. Ticks are capable of carrying multiple pathogens, including bacteria, vi...
  • Tick Bite Prevention

    The bad news is tick populations are spreading, and people are at greater risk now than ever of acquiring tick bites, and being exposed to the pa...
  • Tick Identification

    Get to know these 10 common disease spreading ticks Recent Posts There are nearly 900 species of ticks found around the globe, and close t...
  • Removing Ticks the Right Way

    Ticks carry many dangerous, life altering diseases, including Lyme, so it is of the utmost importance to remove a tick in a timely manner and the ...
  • Tick and Canadian Winters

    With all the talk of weather bombs and polar vortices, it’s easy to assume the subzero temperatures of winter will kill ticks and wipe out their ...