With the warm weather upon us, people and their pets will be spending more time enjoying outdoor activities.  This makes us and our pets prime targets for ticks!  We recommend year-round flea and tick prevention for cats and dogs.

Here are some good resources to keep on hand to learn more about ticks in our area and how to prevent tick exposure.

Remove an attached tick

Tickencounter.org – The TickEncounter Resource Center promotes tick-bite protection and tick-borne disease prevention by engaging, educating, and empowering people to take action.
Common ticks in Fairfax County, VA