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How to Create your own Tick Kit to keep your Family and Pets Safe.

How to Create your own Tick Kit to keep your Family and Pets Safe.

Do you love warm weather? Unfortunately, so do ticks. Ticks thrive year-round in Australia, but they’re particularly active during tick season. Here’s how to protect your family and pets by creating your own tick kit. The importance of tick prevention Did you know that ticks can carry harmful pathogens that affect humans and animals? Just one tiny bite from a tick can cause serious illness, disease and sometimes a permanent health condition.Tick-Borne diseases include: Relapsing Fever Borrelia Bartonella Rickettsia Babesia Anaplasma and others This is why tick prevention is so important to keep your loved ones safe.Even a bite from...

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TICKS ARE NOW ACTIVE ALL YEAR ROUND

TICKS ARE NOW ACTIVE ALL YEAR ROUND

TICKS ARE ACTIVE NOW Beware people and pets  In Australia, the official start of tick season has always been September. Due to changes in our climate and the warming weather, ticks can be active all year round. Your risk of of being bitten by a Nymph tick is high right now. The female paralysis tick lays around 3,000 to 4,000 eggs and currently they are hatching in dark warm places like leaf litter, under logs and trees, etc. These tiny Nymph ticks can be as small as a poppy seed. They are starving and on the move looking for a good feed of blood....

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How to Protect Your Pets From Ticks

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How to Protect Your Pets From Ticks

Always check your pet for ticks when they come indoors after being outdoors in known tick areas.

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Tweeze Don't Squeeze

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Tweeze Don't Squeeze

It is important to use “fine-tipped” or “pointy” tweezers for the proper and effective removal of ticks for humans. Read more »

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Be Tick Aware Outdoors

Be Tick Aware Outdoors

Watch out for ticks on your journey while travelling and enjoying Australia's bushland, whether you're camping, bushwalking, dog walking, or you're a farmer out working on the land. In parks and all outdoor activities, especially gardening. Anywhere there is grass, plants, scrub trees, piles of leaves or logs - ticks are all along the East Coast of Australia now.  Remember ticks lurk under piles of leaves where children and pets play.   TICK- BORNE  DISEASES ARE PREVENTABLE Dress to protect yourself by wearing long sleeve shirts, and long pants tucked into high socks. Wearing light-coloured clothing makes it easier to see...

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