"The CDC predicted tick bites to continually increase this year and, as the weather cools, this is certainly the case. It’s during the cool weather that ticks will seek warm bodies and warm locations on and in which to dwell."
"Ticks live and thrive in hot, humid climates like the climate typical to South Carolina during the summertime. The hot summers provide a humid subtropical climate and the winters are mild enough for ticks to remain active all year long. This creates a never-ending cycle of reproduction that can explode during the summer!"
"Now that summer has arrived, tick season is officially underway! You’ve probably heard a few tick horror stories by now and are likely to hear more as the season continues, and maybe even experience one!"
"There is a lot of hype surrounding ticks and how dangerous they are, and unfortunately, much of the hype is true. Though tiny, a tick bite can do major damage. Ticks are very dangerous and spread serious diseases; they are parasitic pests that feed on the blood of a wide range of different hosts including people and our pets. Understanding just how dangerous they can be is important, and taking…"