Ticks Are Everywhere: Why Are They Thriving?

Tick numbers have soared in Sydney in recent years – a fact we hear repeated constantly by our customers. The reason for this is simple: Bandicoots! Councils have run hugely successful fox-culling programmes, and with their primary predator gone, the local bandicoot population has exploded. Bandicoots are ground-dwelling foragers that are immune to tick toxins. (Click here...
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Tick bites: Protecting kids and pets

What are ticks? Ticks are a member of the arachnid family, closely related to spiders, scorpions and mites. There are many species of ticks in Australia, however, if you live on the North Shore of Sydney then the tick you will encounter 9 times out 10 is the notorious Australian Paralysis Tick (Ixodes Holocyclus), which...
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Keep Your Pets Safe with Tick Safe

Tick Bites In Your Pets; A Very Real Danger. Of the more than two hundred Sydney gardens we have eradicated ticks from since the start of 2016 our customers fall into three main camps; families with small children being bitten, keen gardeners and, of course…. pet owners! There are 75 species of tick in Australia,...
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