Chipmunks Appear Cute, But They May Be Transporting Ticks

Today we will be talking about the connection between the cute creatures known as chipmunks, and disease-carrying ticks.

A mild climate over the past few years has been hospitable for providing food and for mating.  Chipmunk populations have boomed.  They are out and about in big numbers.

And, here’s the thing, chipmunks are go-to source of sustenance – in the form of blood –for ticks.   That means ticks latch on to chipmunks and go where chipmunks go. Ticks can carry disease … notably Lyme disease … which they can transmit to humans, pets, and livestock.

To prevent these critters bringing ticks into your yard, call ohDEER for a spraying of your yard with our ALL NATURAL Tick & Mosquito repellant!

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