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If you live in Central Massachusetts, you should be aware of the tick-borne disease B. Miyamotoi

By now almost everyone has heard of Lyme Disease. With increased public knowledge of how you contract it, how to prevent it and what the symptoms of Lyme Disease are, we can lower everyone’s risk for getting it. While you … Continue reading

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They may be ugly, but opossums could be saving your life!

The opossum, often simply called possum, may look like a giant rat and may sometimes act like one, but it is a phenomenally special creature that is of great benefit to human kind. Does that sound a bit far-fetched? It … Continue reading

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Bourbon KY joins Lyme CT in the unfortunate name saking of a dangerous new tick-borne disease

We are in the business of tick protection and education. Public knowledge of ticks, what they do, where they live, the diseases they carry and how to protect yourself is vital to lowering the incidence of tick-borne illness. Sometimes a … Continue reading

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Ticks are climbing out of my toilet in Central Mass

If you flush a tick down your toilet you can consider it gone. Dead? Not necessarily, but it is for all intents and purposes gone from your home for good. We have heard and read about people who wondered and/or … Continue reading

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How to Remove a Tick: Myths, Old Wives’ Tales and Central Mass Home Remedies Debunked

Have you ever taken a match to a tick that was biting you? What happened? With tick season upon us, are you prepared to deal with ticks should you have the unfortunate experience of having one latch on to you or … Continue reading

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Out West, bears are waking up from hibernation. Here in Central Mass, droves of ticks are waking up from their hibernation.

Everyone in Massachusetts knows that this past winter had record snowfall, over 110 inches! And while you were digging your car out of snowbanks, de-icing your walkways, and blowing/shoveling snow for seemingly endless months…you were probably dreaming of spring and … Continue reading

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Three Easiest Tips For Getting Rid Of Ticks

The University of Rhode Island TickEncounter Resource Center is a great resource.  We wanted to share their top 3 easiest ones that anyone can do, no excuses. In a page titled, TickSmart ™ Tips for TickSafe Living!, 5 tips were … Continue reading

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Fire? Flush? Alcohol? How To Properly Dispose Of A Tick

Listening to people discuss their method for disposing of ticks can range from hilarious to frightening.  If you’ve heard these discussions, you may begin to ask yourself if others feel about ticks the same way they feel about werewolves or … Continue reading

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Our top 3 favorite educational videos from a one-to-watch source

If you are trying to read up on ticks here in Central Mass and Lyme Disease, you have your work cut out for you. There are hundreds of great resources. Follow this blog for regular, short informational posts about Lyme … Continue reading

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Protecting yourself from Lyme Disease in Central Mass starts at home

Ticks are terrifying. If they didn’t look scary enough if you find one embedded in your or your pet’s skin, there’s the threat or fear that the tick could be carrying Lyme Disease or another tick-borne disease. If you love … Continue reading

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