From Best Products
An extremely tiny, invasive Asian longhorned tick—known for killing livestock and carrying disease-causing pathogens—has been discovered in Ohio. The tick was found on a stray dog in Gallia County, which was later sent to a nearby shelter, per officials with the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA). The tick was then sent to a federal lab, where the species was confirmed.
This tick was first identified in New Jersey in 2017 and can be found in typical tick habitats, such as grassy or wooded areas. So how did it get to a Midwestern state—and should