Keeping Ticks Out Of Wentzville Lawns

tick on a leaf

In our Wentzville service area, there are three tick species we see most often. They are the American dog tick, the blacklegged tick, and the Lone Star tick. While the strategies for keeping them out of our homes are the same, they present different threats. Continue

The Dangers Summer Tick Infestations Bring To Ashland Residents

tick crawling on skin

At Rottler, we understand the threat that ticks pose. Each year, it seems like tick-related diseases are getting worse. There was a time when Lyme disease and red meat allergy weren't even known to be an issue. So we have put quite an emphasis on educating people about tick-borne illnesses and tick prevention, as is the case with this recent guide to tick prevention. Now, let's take a closer look at some of the many ways tick illness can affect a family. Continue

Hey St. Louis - Are You Prepared For Tick Season?

Tick Found In St. Louis

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, which means it is time to talk ticks! Blacklegged ticks, also called deer ticks, become active in St. Louis and surrounding Mid-Missouri areas in May and stay most active through July, but can be found well into the fall season. As you may already know, many species of ticks including blacklegged ticks carry Lyme disease. In past years, Lyme disease has been a serious concern and this year, we want to help raise awareness so families understand what exactly… Continue

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