Did you know that around 3,000 people in the UK contract Lyme disease (Borreliosis) from tick bites every year* and that Lyme disease is more prevalent than previously thought? **
Did you know that both you and your pets could be at risk from tick bites in many areas of the countryside and even town parks and gardens?
Did you know that there are no human vaccines to defend against tick-borne infections present in the UK and Ireland?
* Estimating Lyme disease risk using pet dogs as sentinels. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Jan 16.
** Health Protection Agency 2012.
THE TICK TWISTER IS ONE OF THE SAFEST WAYS TO REMOVE TICKS WITHOUT LEAVING MOUTHPARTS OF THE TICK IMPLANTED IN THE SKIN.
The information you find on this website has been given to us by Wendy Fox who was the Chairperson of BADA-UK.
Sadly BADA-UK had to close in December 2014 after 10 years of raising awareness about ticks and tick-borne diseases.