While fleas and ticks can be found in every state, pet parents in certain areas don’t have to worry about these little pests nearly as much as their counterparts in other areas of the USA. Some states on the East Coast have higher numbers of tick-borne illnesses like Ehrlichiosis, Lyme disease, and Anaplasmosis than other states and, as such, it’s wise to be extra careful in these areas. While protecting your pets from fleas and ticks is always an important preventative care step, it’s especially pivotal if you live in or are planning to visit one of the following states.
10 Worst States for Ticks (From Bad to Worse)
#10: New Hampshire
Thanks to its large, open spaces, woods, and tall grass, New Hampshire has a large tick population that can easily cause problems for pets.