Abell Pest Control urges caution against ticks in the warmer spring and summer months.
TORONTO, ON May 17, 2021-- – Animals and humans alike may be excited to spend more time outdoors to mark the end of winter, but that means blood-sucking pests, like ticks, have more hosts to latch onto for feeding. As these pests can transmit harmful illnesses like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Abell Pest Control and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) are encouraging those venturing outside more often to take proper measures in an effort to avoid contact with ticks.
“Ticks live in tall grass and wooded areas, waiting to grab onto passing hosts for feeding,” said John Abell, President, Abell Pest Control. “Anyone spending time outdoors should be committed to protecting themselves against these pests because although they are small in size, the diseases they can pass on from a bite are quite dangerous.”
Abell Pest Control and the NPMA recommend the following prevention tips to avoid the health threats associated with ticks.
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