Category: Tick Prevention

The Tick Life Cycle: Understanding the Enemy for Better Prevention

Diagram showing life cycle of tick illustration

Ticks may be small, but they pose a serious threat to humans and pets alike. By understanding their life cycle, we can arm ourselves with the knowledge necessary to prevent tick-borne illnesses. In this blog post, we will delve into the tick life cycle and offer some helpful prevention tips. Stage 1: Egg Female ticks… Read more »

Tips for Staying Tick-Free During Fall Outdoor Activities

A family walking through a park in fall, there are leaves on the ground

Ah, autumn! The season of cozy sweaters, pumpkin-spiced treats, and of course, vibrant, crunchy leaves. While we all love the fun of diving into a pile of leaves or going on a scenic hike, these activities can put us at risk for an unwelcome guest: ticks. Don’t let these tiny critters ruin your fall fun—read… Read more »

How To Have A Backyard Campout

Father and son in their backyard with a tent set up.

Sometimes, a long camping trip isn’t feasible, especially when you’ve got kids to wrangle. But don’t worry – you can still have an amazing campout experience right in your own backyard! Our tips will help you have a fun, hassle-free, and safe mini-camping trip in your yard. So, gather the family, and let’s get started!… 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 »

Natural Ways to Keep Your Yard Tick-Free

A kid playing with a puppy in a yard

It’s important to keep your yard and family tick-free. Nobody wants to come in from a nice day in the yard to find that they, their pet, or their family has been bitten by a tick. And while many think harsh chemical pesticides are the answer- they can cause adverse reactions in both humans and… Read more »

Workplace Safety and Ticks

Graphic showing Nature Shield FR PRO+ Insect Repellent, the Original TickKey(TM), A TickSee Kit, and a Cutter Lyme Disease Tick Test

When “workplace safety” is said, most people think of hard hats, safety vests, goggles, and gloves. And  while these are all excellent (and necessary!) additions to any workplace, it goes beyond that. More and more Workers’ Compensation claims have been filed due to tick bites and tick-borne diseases. Whether it’s due to a lack of… Read more »

How To Properly Check For Ticks

Guide on using our Tick Key!

Everyone knows that checking for ticks is important, but not everyone knows how to check for ticks properly. That’s alright! We’ve compiled a list for you that ensures the next time you need to check for ticks, you are totally prepared. First: Check Everyone and Everything! Even with proper prevention, ticks can still find their… Read more »

How to Avoid Tick Bites

Hikers hiking in grass

Spending time outdoors is a great way to stay healthy and make memories. The last thing you want to do after a fun day is see that a tick has bitten you. Ticks are a natural part of the outdoors, and while there are some misconceptions, you should still be careful! Know Where To Expect… Read more »