Are brown dog ticks harmful to humans

Yes. Brown dog ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) can pose a significant threat to humans through the transmission of a variety of dangerous and lethal diseases, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis and flea-borne typhus. Additionally, they are potential vectors for Lyme disease. It is therefore important that any infestations be taken seriously, and treated […]