American Dog Ticks and Deer Ticks are two common tick species found throughout the United States, especially in New England. Both species transmit tick-borne illnesses. Tick bite prevention starts with awareness. When you understand their behavior, seasonality, and appearance of different tick species in your local environment, you can better protect yourself and your loved ones.
To help understand the differences between American Dog Tick and Deer Ticks we have put this helpful info-graphic together:
Awareness is always the best prevention against tick-borne illnesses. Share this Deer tick vs Dog Tick info-graphic on Facebook to help inform your friends and family. Also, download our free tick identification card here.
Don't forget, both the American Dog Tick and Deer Tick have two-year life cycles. One adult female Deer Tick can lay up to 3,000 eggs, while one female American Dog Tick will lay over 4,000 eggs. To stop the cycle, contact us to learn more about Pure Solutions National Organic Program compliant property tick sprays to protect your yard during tick seasons while eliminating ticks in all life stages ,including their eggs.