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Is this a bed bug or tick?!?! Either way I am pretty freaked out. We went hiking in the woods last Sunday with the dogs. When we left, we noticed that the 2 dogs had literally about 20 ticks each, I had a few on me, my three year old also had one on him. I of course got all the ticks off of everyone including dogs. I called the vet to see if I could get anything else for tick prevention. They are on the pill for fleas. Well yesterday I found another 6 ticks on my one dog and again another 2 today. I just found this crawling on me sitting on my recliner (and yes dogs do get on the furniture
by on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:23 PM
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my_ladybug
by on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:31 PM

 Definitely a tick.

goddiddlyumshis
by on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:31 PM
Tick!
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Rachael-Dawn
by Bronze Member on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:32 PM
You have never seen a tick?

Quoting JessicaEOH:

Definitely not a bed bug but I've never seen a tick...
JessicaEOH
by on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:42 PM
No, ma'am.

Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

You have never seen a tick?



Quoting JessicaEOH:

Definitely not a bed bug but I've never seen a tick...
Rachael-Dawn
by Bronze Member on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:47 PM
That's crazy.

Quoting JessicaEOH:

No, ma'am.



Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

You have never seen a tick?





Quoting JessicaEOH:

Definitely not a bed bug but I've never seen a tick...
JessicaEOH
by on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:49 PM
Lol. I don't camp and the only times I'm in the woods is with my girl scouts (one week a year for day camp).

Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

That's crazy.



Quoting JessicaEOH:

No, ma'am.





Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

You have never seen a tick?







Quoting JessicaEOH:

Definitely not a bed bug but I've never seen a tick...
eblstanford03
by on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:51 PM

TICK

Rachael-Dawn
by Bronze Member on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:54 PM
They live outside of the woods too lol. We see them all the time. Generally have to have our yard sprayed every year to prevent them because we actually do live next to some woods. We get them something awful in our yard if we don't. Especially if we don't have a cold enough winter.

Quoting JessicaEOH:

Lol. I don't camp and the only times I'm in the woods is with my girl scouts (one week a year for day camp).



Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

That's crazy.





Quoting JessicaEOH:

No, ma'am.







Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

You have never seen a tick?









Quoting JessicaEOH:

Definitely not a bed bug but I've never seen a tick...
JessicaEOH
by on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:55 PM
Hmmmmm....yeah, never knew that!!!

Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

They live outside of the woods too lol. We see them all the time. Generally have to have our yard sprayed every year to prevent them because we actually do live next to some woods. We get them something awful in our yard if we don't. Especially if we don't have a cold enough winter.



Quoting JessicaEOH:

Lol. I don't camp and the only times I'm in the woods is with my girl scouts (one week a year for day camp).





Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

That's crazy.







Quoting JessicaEOH:

No, ma'am.









Quoting Rachael-Dawn:

You have never seen a tick?











Quoting JessicaEOH:

Definitely not a bed bug but I've never seen a tick...
CarriedAway77
by on Jun. 28, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Definitely a tick, OP. 

Why is that? Do you know? I'm in the suburbs of Detroit, so obviously not country or wooded at all. I've been here my entire life and never encountered a tick. But this summer, I've already encountered several and my 4 yr. old was even bitten by one. It was embedded into him, so it's been a nightmare, but I'm just wondering what's going on? Why are they so prevalent all of a sudden? 


Quoting NDADanceMom:

I heard it will be a bad year for ticks. I've already found a few myself.



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