Could 2012 Be The Year of The Tick?

Be prepared for a very active tick season this year!

The pleasant temperatures of the past winter may be giving way to unpleasant consequences…

The warmer weather has encouraged the early emergence of ticks.

That means greater chances of contracting Lyme disease, particularly in the Northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and North-Central U.S., where its spread by Ixodes scapularis, often called deer tick or blacklegged tick.

As I am sure you know, ticks are not only a threat to us but to our four legged best friend as well.  Please read the attached article from Dogs Naturally magazine and then be sure to share your thoughts, comments and suggestions.

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