Category for Ticks

Protect your family from Ticks Carrying Life-threatening Powassan Virus


Powassan virus (POW) starts with fever, vomiting, seizures and memory loss. About half of survivors have permanent neurological symptoms and 10% of all cases are fatal, according to the Centers for Disease Control and

Don’t fret, not all spiders are the worst

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Tennessee is home to many species of spiders; however, only three are poisonous – the black widow and the brown recluse and the brown widow. Both of these species are found in every Tennessee county.

Martha Stewart’s Natural Repellent and Treatments for Bug Bites


Today we ask that you check out these great ideas for natural repellents and treatments for bug bites!  Martha gives tips and tricks on how to use everything from essential oils to tobacco! So

Natural Repellants: Ticks

With summer in full swing, a lot of you are ready for camping, music festivals, and hiking.  With time outside you and your pet may be more susceptible to ticks. Ticks are ectoparasites, meaning