By now most people know ticks are a problem on Nantucket. If you are out in the high grass or the woods always check yourself at the end of the day. Check the kids and the pets as well. If you have a dog consider some sort of preventive measures. Your Vet will have lots of advice. There is some suggestion ticks are less attracted to light colored clothes. Not sure if that is completely factual but it is easier to spot them on light colored clothes. Something to consider. If you are concerned about ticks give us a call, we can offer solutions.

Did you know, ticks are the ultimate hitch-hikers?

They are far more likely to move from place to place on an animal than they are from crawling.