Many ticks are prevalent in Northern California, but only some are disease-causing. This blog is all about the ticks in northern California, their disease-transmitting capability, and precautionary steps to avoid tick bites in California.
There are only a few disease-causing ticks in the United States. Pets such as dogs and cats are vulnerable to tick bites. This is due to their exploratory nature. They may become victims of various diseases. Let us discuss the tick-borne diseases in dogs and how to prevent them.
Ticks are majorly categorized as hard and soft ticks. Deer ticks and dog ticks are a type of hard ticks. They transmit a multitude of diseases ranging from Lyme disease to Tularemia. Learn more about their characteristic differences through this blog.
Deer ticks are also known as black-legged ticks. They are scientifically termed Ixodes Scapularis. They are extremely small ectoparasites capable of spreading multiple diseases. Know more about Deer ticks, their anatomy, deer tick disease, and prevention through this blog.