- Ticks range in size from 2 to 3.5 mm.
- Ticks are arachnids, like spiders, and have eight legs.
Tick bites can be dangerous for both pets and humans because they can carry diseases. These diseases can include Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and southern-tick associated rash illness. Common systems of tick related illnesses can include but are not limited to fever, rash, aches and pains and chills. If at any time you feel that the bite is serious, seek medical help as soon as possible.