Springtime creepy-crawlies, and what you can do about them

From the Enterprise Record
April 4, 2019

So, you’ve just come home from a springtime walk with your four-legged friend, and you see something on her fur that looks like a piece of dirt. On closer inspection — and much to your disgust — you discover it’s not dirt, it’s a TICK!

Few insects generate the kind of universal revulsion as ticks. There’s just something about a critter that feeds off of blood that makes our skin crawl.

Strangely, most people aren’t as repulsed by another blood-sucking insect — in fact, we tend to view the lowly mosquito as more of an irritation than an object of distaste.

Yet in truth, both pests can be equally dangerous to our canine companions.

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