wood ticks

Sask Health warns residents to be on look-out for ticks this fall

Oct 6, 2021 | 9:55am

  The Saskatchewan health ministry is reminding residents to remain on the look-out for ticks on themselves and pets during the fall season. In this province, any ticks found in the fall are likely to be blacklegged ticks, which can cause Lyme disease. Residents are advised to check for ticks after walking through tall grass, […]

Sask. residents cautioned to look for wood ticks

Jul 8, 2020 | 6:03am

Saskatchewan residents are being reminded to watch for wood ticks this summer. The black-legged wood tick is known to carry Lyme disease, but they are not near as common as the American dog tick, which makes up the majority of wood ticks in this province. The provincial crop extension specialist in Weyburn, Sherri Roberts, is […]