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Ticks are a nuisance as well as a health risk to you and your pets. This page contains tips for getting rid of ticks.



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Borax for Ticks?I've been reading in Thrifty Tips about using borax in the wash instead of bleach (works great) and on the carpet to kill fleas. Can anyone tell me if it will kill ticks on the carpet and outside on the ground?


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Does Pine Straw Attract Ticks?Someone told me that pine straw attracts ticks.


An adult tick on a leaf.

Getting Rid of Ticks in Your YardDepending on where you live and the time of year ticks can be a parasite on dogs and humans. Food grade diatomaceous earth may be helpful in reducing ticks. This is a page about getting rid of ticks in your yard.


Tick Removal

Removing a TickThis is a page about removing a tick. Ticks are blood sucking parasitic arachnids that feed on mammals, birds, and sometimes even reptiles and amphibians. Because of how they attach to the host they can be difficult to remove.


Tick on Skin

Getting Rid of TicksTicks can be troublesome for humans and pets. This is a page about getting rid of ticks.


A tick being removed from a pet's skin.

Getting Rid of Ticks in Your HouseWhen pets pick up ticks outside they frequently leave them in your home, where they can become an infestation. This is a page about getting rid of ticks in your house.


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Controlling Ticks on Calves?How and what spray do you use to control ticks that are on calves?


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What Attracts Ticks?When my brother and his wife go for walks he comes back with several ticks attached and she has none. She says it is because he drinks Pepsi. Is this true? Does anyone know why he gets them and she does not?


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Ticks on Mattresses?My DH took possession of lounges from a good friend (or so we thought). Our friend had let his dogs sleep on the lounges (after we agreed to take them, to help him out) and they were full off ticks.



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Tick Repellent RecipesTips and recipes for repelling ticks. Post your ideas.



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Getting Rid of Ticks Inside?Can ticks get in my bed?


Killing Ticks in the Yard?How do I kill ticks in the yard?


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Ticks in the Home With No Pets?What attracts ticks to a home without pets?


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Getting Rid of Seed Ticks?My dog just got spayed so she cannot get wet for another week, but some how she has picked up a bunch of seed ticks. I have heard all kinds of thing regarding garlic. Can I spray her down with a water garlic mix just enough to make the ticks want to get off of her?


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Geting Rid of Ticks Inside?We went on vacation and there were ticks. I washed all of our clothing before returning home, but still found 4 ticks, my husband had 2 on him. What can I use inside my house to make sure I get rid of them? What can I clean with?


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Getting Rid of Ticks?All of my money is tied up in medical bills and my house is infiltrated with ticks. I only let my dogs out for short periods of time, but they're getting them from in the house because they seemed to have taken up residency.


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