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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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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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Fall Is The Best Time To Eliminate Ticks And Mosquitoes in MA

Summer is officially over, kids are back in school, winter is coming, so it’s time to think about Thanksgiving and forget about ticks and mosquitoes, right?  Not exactly.  Ticks and mosquitoes are doing their own planning.  In short, they’re planning … Continue reading

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Break the 2-year life cycle of ticks on your Central MA property

You might think the fall is the end of tick season and that you will soon be protected from tick bites with the approaching colder weather.  If so, you are partially correct.  Ticks will begin to go dormant in weather … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Reduce Ticks In Your Yard Next Summer

You may think that ticks die off with cold weather in the winter.  A very cold winter means more ticks die off.  Many people still seem to have this notion but it’s not true.  Ticks become dormant in the winter … 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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Is Your Tick Bite Infected? If You’re Concerned about Lyme Disease in Central Mass, Read More.

Not all ticks carry infections.  Many areas of the US don’t have a serious tick problem.  Unfortunately, Central MA is not one of them.  Ticks can carry more than one infection, which are often associated with the tick species.  Our … Continue reading

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The Role Of Rodents In The Spread Of Lyme Disease – Deer Aren’t The Only Villains

Deer get a bad rap in any discussion about Lyme Disease.  Even the tick that carries Lyme Disease is often called the Deer Tick.  The fact is deer don’t ever get Lyme Disease and don’t directly pass it on to … Continue reading

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