Deer: Beautiful Beast and Breeding Ground for Disease

Deer are known to be highly competent hosts for ticks. They provide an ideal environment for ticks to feed, mate, and reproduce. Additionally, deer have a large body size, allowing them to support a high tick population. As a result, deer serve as a reservoir for tick-borne pathogens, enabling the spread of these diseases. 

Dr. Jennifer Platt has some essential tips to keep you and your family safe from tick bites!