Many tick species have been found in Grey and Bruce Counties, including: Ixodes scapularis (blacklegged tick), Ixodes cookei (groundhog tick), Ixodes marxii (squirrel tick), and Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick). For information on tick species, please see: Tick Encounter.
Tick Encounter: University of Rhodes Island: Tick Bites F.A.Q.s
Public Health Agency of Canada: Enjoy the Outdoors Without a Tick: Learn how to identify a blacklegged tick, prevention tips, what to do if bitten, and more.
Video: How to remove a tick
eTick is a public platform that provides identification results based on pictures you submit. A free mobile application is available to simplify submissions.
Please contact your veterinarian if you are concerned about your animals’ health.
Pets and Ticks: Ticks 101, Tick Maps, Research Updates, Tick Tracker, and more.
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