Tag: itchy

Bicyclists…It’s Tick Season

After two weekends of enduro racing and a tough week last week that included lots of hard digging on the dirt, I am rolling into a much needed rest week with Trans-Sylvania sitting just two weeks down the road. That means it is what I like to call “tick season.” I'm so ready to rock. Tick... more
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For Boston hotels, dogs lead the charge in finding bed bugs

"A dog's keen sense of smell can detect bed bugs in all crevasses quickly while it takes an exterminator hours to perform the same inspection," says Carl Massicott, owner of Advanced K9 Detectives, in Milford, CT. As reported in the Boston Globe, in the past 5 1/2 years at least ten Boston area... more
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Tick season in Chelmsford

By Monica Jimenez / Wicked Local Chelmsford GateHouse News Service Posted May 18, 2011 @ 08:31 AM Chelmsford — April showers bring May flowers. But with flowers come weeds and with weeds come ticks – and with these eight-legged creepy-crawlies come a host of malaises that can ruin... more
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Bed bugs get own web site(s)

May 19th, 2011 2:37 am ET Broderick Perkins Consumer News Examiner Surprisingly, The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is the Johnny-come-lately web site for all things bed bugs. Business must be slow. The association, just this month, announced AllThingsBedBugs.org to "arm... more
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Tick season has begun!

Taking care of fleas and ticks on your pet Taking care of your pets responsibly includes protecting them from fleas and ticks. Before purchasing and applying pesticide products to pets to control fleas and ticks, there is important information you should know. Safety tips for pet owners: ... more
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What You Should Know About Bedbugs

A little about bedbugs The bed bugs are tiny creatures that reproduce rapidly, don’t die easily, and can go a year without feeding. Their flattened bodies help them hide in the cracks and crevices around the room and within furniture. There favorite hiding places include the bed frame, mattress... more
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Greenheads Are No Day At The Beach

The salt marsh greenhead fly, Tabanus nigrovittatus, is an abundant and bothersome summertime pest along our coastal marshes. Because the females bite during daylight, and because they occur in large numbers, have a long flight range, and attack persistently, they interfere with the enjoyment of... more
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