Don’t Get Ticked

the tick transporter” Photo by Paul Goebel

A few days ago the dog brought in a “visitor”…a tick! I know “Yikes, I HATE them things!”…don’t we all. With warm days and grass needed mowing, you may encounter an old nemesis in the garden; ticks!!!Here’s an excellent story from Outside Magazine about avoiding ticks and the complications that can come from their bites. Kansas is not mentioned but the advise on avoidance still applies.

Here’s the link to the story;

http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/outdoor-skills/first-aid/ticked-off.html

This story was run here originally on 4/30/2013

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