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tick on wood

Because ticks ride into yards on wild animals, and when temperatures drop, wild animals have more reasons to try and overwintering in your home, especially if they sense heat coming out of a crack, gap, or hole. This presents an increased risk to your pets in two ways. Let's take a look at them.

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a golden tinted tick embedding itself in the fur of a faily pet dog on a sunny summer day in a Pennsylvania yard

As the spring warmth returns, so too does the concern of ticks invading your backyard. Whether you’re ready or not, these creepy crawlers are waking from their winter dormancy looking to hitch a ride on any warm-bodied creature that wanders their way. 

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a blood thursy tick crawling along the long fur of a pittsburgh pet

It’s late spring here in Pittsburgh, and we are just about to break out the sunscreen, grab a glass of lemonade, and hit the nearest pool or lake. After all, many of us have been cooped up in our homes during the colder weather. Summer seems like a warm, sunny dream. One of the…

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dear tick with a full belly resting on a leaf in a pittsburgh pennsilvania yard

 Barbecues just aren’t the same when you are swatting away mosquitoes. Here at Witt we have combined our mosquito and tick treatments to maximize results when keeping pests off your property and away from your gatherings. The only thing you need to worry about is providing a good time for…

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tick up close

Ticks can be a danger throughout the year in the Pittsburgh area. As a homeowner, you want to know when the risk is highest and how to protect yourself, your family, and your pets from the dangers that ticks pose. From mild irritations to life-threatening diseases, tick-related threats should not be…

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