Tick Total FAQ

Sugar ants are tiny insects that are attracted to sugary foods, so the first step in getting rid of them is to keep your home clean and free of food debris. Wipe down counters, sweep floors, and store food in airtight containers. You can also try using a bait trap, which will attract and kill the ants. Make sure to place the trap near where you see the ants and replace it regularly until the infestation is gone.

To remove a tick from a dog, first, put on gloves to protect yourself from any potential disease transmission. Then, use a pair of fine-tipped tweezers to grasp the tick as close to your dog’s skin as possible. Pull the tick straight out with steady, even pressure, taking care not to twist or jerk the tick. Once you remove the tick, clean the area with rubbing alcohol and monitor your dog for any signs of illness

If you’re not sure whether the tick head is still in the skin, you can inspect the area with a magnifying glass. Look for any small black or brown spots that could be the tick’s mouthparts. If you see anything, you can use the tweezers to gently grasp and remove the remaining parts. If you’re still unsure, it’s best to consult with a veterinarian.

No, ticks do not fly. They typically crawl onto their hosts from tall grass or bushes and attach themselves to the skin.

Ticks do not jump, but they can climb onto their hosts by crawling up tall grass, bushes, or other objects. Once they reach a suitable host, they attach themselves by biting into the skin

A tickly cough can be caused by a variety of factors, including allergies, colds, and irritants. One way to stop a tickly cough instantly is to drink water or suck on a cough drop to soothe the throat. You can also try breathing in steam from a hot shower or humidifier to help moisten the throat and reduce coughing. If the cough persists, it’s best to consult with a medical professional to determine the underlying cause and appropriate treatment.