blacklegged ticks

It’s the return of tick season in Saskatchewan

May 22, 2021 | 10:03am

It’s officially tick season in Saskatchewan. The provincial government wants to remind residents that watching for ticks both on people and pets is important after heading out to areas where the pest is common. Most ticks found in Saskatchewan are the American dog tick. This species is active from mid-April to the end of July […]

Wood ticks still a concern in September for the ministry of health

Sep 12, 2020 | 11:33am

As the final days of nice weather roll into Saskatchewan, the provincial government is reminding residents that wood ticks are still are still an issue even as we approach the fall season. Dr. Emily Jenkins from the University of Saskatchewan says tick season usually runs from mid-April to July, but ticks can still be found […]