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My Ocean County Tick Scare

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Tick season in NJ: How to avoid them … and how to get them off you!

The state epidemiologist offers some important tips that may help you avoid serious tick-borne illnesses.

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Another Pest Is Back At The Shore

Just two weeks ago we told you about the early and intense invasion of ticks throughout the Jersey Shore. Well, not to be the bearer of bad news, but another nuisance pest is making a return to our area right now.

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Ticks Are Overtaking Ocean County Early This Year

Those creepy crawly critters that every outdoors person and pet owner fears look to be making an early impact on our area this year.

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Animal Advice – Keep Your Pets Parasite Free This Summer [Video]

It has not been a good year for ticks here in Ocean County (well, it's been a good year if you are a tick, but not a good year if you want to keep them off of yourself and your pets!). Our own local Animal Advice expert, Dr. Adam Christman from Brick Town Vet breaks down all of the options for keeping your furry friends parasite free this Summer!

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Beware – New tick-borne disease is worse than Lyme

A new study finds a tick-borne disease known as Borrelia miyamotoi is now infecting people across the Northeast, and in some cases the symptoms are so extreme that people have gone to the hospital.

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See The Awful Thing Justin Found In His House [Graphic Photo]

There are some things that you really don't want to find in your house. In fact, I've already had one or two instances. Last week, I had another one of those situations where something that you would prefer to stay outside, came inside.

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Tick Season Is Here – Look At This Example

If the picture above says anything, it's that tick season is here in Ocean County and we all need to be aware of these little buggers.

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Five Tips To Keep Ticks Out Of Your Yard

After a wet Winter and a mild start to Spring, ticks are going to be in plentiful supply in Ocean County. Of course we all want to protect our pets and family members, so here are five useful tips to help keep ticks out of your yard:

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Deadly tick-borne virus is raising health concerns in New Jersey

The Powassan virus has gained the attention of health officials in New Jersey. It's rarer than Lyme disease, but this tick-borne illness is deadlier and has had some activity in the Garden State over the past couple years.

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