Tick Awareness: Recognizing Tick Hotspots in Popular Summer Destinations

Hiking man in the mountains

As summer arrives, many of us eagerly head outdoors to enjoy the sunshine, whether hiking through forests, lounging on beaches or camping in scenic spots. However, these popular summer activities can also bring us into contact with ticks. Being aware of tick hotspots can help you stay safe while enjoying your favorite destinations and activities…. Read more »

Caring for a Tick Bite: What to Do After Removal

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Removing a tick promptly and properly is crucial, but what you do after the removal is equally important for ensuring your safety and health. Here’s a comprehensive guide on what steps to take once you’ve used your Original Tick Key™ to remove a tick! Clean the Bite Area After removing the tick, you must clean… Read more »

Beyond Lyme: Acknowledging the Full Spectrum of Tick-Borne Illnesses

A graphic of a tick with multiple diseases around it.

Tick-borne diseases are a growing concern, especially with the increasing prevalence of ticks in many regions. While Lyme disease often takes center stage in discussions about tick-borne illnesses, it’s crucial to be aware of other potentially dangerous diseases transmitted by ticks. In fact, certain ticks, such as the deer tick, can transmit more than one… Read more »

Preparing Your Kids for a Fun and Tick-Free Summer Camp Experience

Group of kids at camp hiking in the forest together

Summer camp is an exciting time for kids to explore nature, make new friends, and create unforgettable memories. As a parent, you want to ensure your child has a fun and carefree time while remaining safe. Before your child heads off to camp, take the time to educate them about ticks, how they can be encountered,… Read more »

How to Safely and Properly Remove Ticks from Humans

A tick sitting on human skin

Ticks are a common concern for those who love spending time outdoors. These tiny creatures can be carriers of various diseases, making it essential to remove them promptly and safely. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the steps to properly remove ticks from humans and go over some safe and efficient options for complete removal,… Read more »

How to Remove Ticks from Dogs: A Guide to Keep Your Furry Friend Safe

a tick on a dog

Ticks can be a pesky problem for our furry friends, but fear not! We’re here to help you learn how to safely and effectively remove ticks from your dogs and prevent future tick encounters. In this blog, we’ll go over the steps to remove ticks, why the Original Tick Key™ is the best tool for… Read more »