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Stay outside all Summer long with expert tips to avoid mosquitoes and ticks.

Protect Your Pets From Tick Bites This Fall

6 Min

Fall is great time for pet owners in Canada. The air is crisp and cool for walks, the summer heat has died down, and beds of leaves exist for our pets to play in. What more could we want for our furry friends? 

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Topics: Ticks 101, Tick Bite Prevention

Tick Risk Areas In Canada

4 Min
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Topics: Ticks 101, Tick Bite Prevention

What Is Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?

5 Min

Wow, where did the summer go? Just as I was beginning to 'fall' for my summer routine, it seems like autumn is nearly here and August is almost over. That means, unfortunately, that tick season is upon on; and with it the potential to be infected with the various tick-borne illnesses that they can spread...

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Topics: Ticks 101, Tick Bite Prevention

Tick Talk: Our Country's Most Wanted Ticks

4 Min

Howdy partners! Welcome to this week's Tick Talk blog.

For those unaware, Tick Talk is a weekly informational series on the life and times of our not-so favourite arachnid, the tick. From now until late-May, we will be churning out a new tick-related blog every week, with the goal of keeping our readers safe and informed for the upcoming spring/summer season. Sounds like fun, doesn't it?

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Topics: Ticks 101, Tick Bite Prevention

Tick Talk: The Tick Blood Meal

6 Min

 

Greetings, faithful readers! It's Thursday, and that means a new Tick Talk blog is signed, sealed, delivered, and ready to be consumed. What a time to be alive!

Speaking of consumption ... we're going to be talking about the tick blood meal this week, arguably the most important task of a ticks 2-year life.

Right now, ticks across the country are gearing up for their first blood meal, which is required for them to stay alive and advance to the next stage of their life cycle. In order to avoid becoming a ticks next blood meal, we need to study their habits and memorize tick prevention tips and tricks - starting today! 

Don't become the next tick blood meal! Read on to learn more about this infamous task
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Topics: Ticks 101, Tick Bite Prevention

Tick Talk: The Life Cycle of the Tick

4 Min

For many Canadians, the end of April means warmer weather and NHL playoffs. For us at Mosquito.buzz, however, April showers bring tick encounters - forget about those flowers!

While ticks can be active all year round, risk of human exposure is greatest in the late spring and during the summer.  Once better weather hits, so do the ticks, and they will begin questing for their next blood meal as soon as they are ready. Unfortunately, this just happens to coincide with the start of our spring outdoor activities.

Right now, ticks across the country are gearing up for their first blood meal, which is required for them to stay alive and advance to the next stage of their life cycle. In order to combat tick encounters and the harmful diseases that they can potentially spread, we need to better understand their life cycles, from egg to adult stage. 

Read on to learn more about the life cycle of the tick

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Topics: Ticks 101, Tick Bite Prevention

Tick Talk: Tick Biology

4 Min

Welcome to Tick Talk, ladies and gentleman; a weekly informational series on the life and times of our not-so favourite arachnid, the tick. From now until late-May, we will be writing about all things tick-related, with the goal of keeping you safe and informed for the upcoming spring/summer season! 

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Topics: Ticks 101

5 Pests That Look Like Ticks

4 Min

With Fall underway and temperatures dropping, it's almost time to say goodbye to ticks for the winter. Don't let the door hit you on the way out, I say!

But before that glorious day comes, we'll probably be seeing a whole lot more of them terrorizing our precious woods and gardens. Or, perhaps more accurately, what we think are a whole lot more of them. Let me explain.

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Topics: Ticks 101

10 Things You Might Not Have Known About Ticks

6 Min

Ticks are just another thing to worry about, right? Well, yes. But the more you know about them, the more equipped you'll be to prevent tick bites and not worry about them while enjoying yourself outside.

Here are 10 quick facts about these tiny terrors.

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Topics: Ticks 101

How Ticks Hunt

3 Min

There are people out there who are scared of bears, sharks, alligators... my partner even has an irrational fear of horses. The bigger the beast, the scarier it is. That's usually how it goes.

But what about something you can't always see from a distance, that literally inflates with blood after puncturing a tiny hole in your skin? And what if, after piercing said hole, they can send a disease swimming through your bloodstream?

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Topics: Stay Outside, Ticks 101, Tick Bite Prevention
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