February 15, 2019

With all the talk of weather bombs and polar vortices, it’s easy to assume the subzero temperatures of winter will kill ticks and, if we’re lucky, shrink their thriving populations. But there is more to consider before we get ahead of ourselves.

September 17, 2018

How do we keep ourselves safe from tick bites and tick borne diseases? We can start by...

February 17, 2018

Lemongrass essential oil and your dog

What you need to know:

As our scientific studies are successfully wrapping up at Acadia University with positive efficacy results, we want to address concerns about using essential oils on dogs.  Specifically, Lemongrass essential oi...

May 10, 2017

To start:

Lets quickly talk about the diseases ticks spread.  It's important to be aware of other diseases they carry so that if you get tested for Lyme and it comes back negative, two things, it could still be Lyme (the blood tests here in Canada are not always reliabl...

April 18, 2017

I have been getting a lot of messages asking about cats and the essential oils we use in our products.

Cats are tricky because they metabolize and excrete things very differently than dogs and humans.  This is because cats liver enzymes cannot break down certain chemica...

April 11, 2017

Ticks know you are coming by their keen sense of smell.  When they smell you coming they spread out their little arms and get ready to latch on.  So, what can we do to avert these little creatures?  Disguise our smell of course; but choose your scent carefully and make...

April 10, 2017

This morning my other son is off to get blood tests done to see if he has Lyme, like his brother.  He has been exhibiting signs of swollen joints, first ankle and then knee.  However, it is so hard to figure out if it is just something he did during the day or if it mi...

April 6, 2017

Ticks can transmit the bacteria that causes the debilitating Lyme disease at any stage of their life. See how small they are in the larva stage (the smallest tick in the pic), thats why a lot of times people don't even know they have been bitten.

And forget the old rule...

March 30, 2017

Parents Need to Know:

Lyme is on the rise, it’s an epidemic that can affect a person for a lifetime.  More research is being done and we need to educate ourselves as parents, dog owners and people who walk outdoors.  Ticks are lurking and, short of staying indoors, we n...

March 16, 2017

Lyme disease is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the world, and ticks are a big contributor to the spreading of the disease.  So how exactly do ticks...work?  

Ticks don't jump, they latch. They put their two front legs in the air which have specia...

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