May 25, 2016

You Are Here: Home / 25 May 2016

What You Need to Know About Ticks in Arkansas

Copy of 1300px x 916px – Untitled Design

Memorial Day weekend is only a few days away, and soon summer will be in full swing. For many Arkansans, this means days spent out on our state’s beautiful lakes, nights spent grilling out with friends … and the worry of finding a tick crawling – or worse, latched – on their skin after a day outdoors. While you can typically remove the tick and get past the situation relatively unscathed, ticks can pose a very real threat to their human and animal hosts – namely in the form of Lyme Disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever for people and Heartworm for pets.

At Command Pest Control, we believe education is the beginning of Arkansans making the best tick control decisions for themselves and their families. Read on to learn more about ticks and how to deal with them should you have an encounter with one of our parasitic neighbors.
read more →