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  • Dog Ticks are about 3/16 to 1/8 inch long and hard-bodied, larger when engorged
  • Brown with whitish to grayish markings
  • Do not survive well indoors
  • Activity starts around end of March and continues until September
  • Found along roads, paths, and trails
  • Deer Ticks are about 1/8 inch long, orangish brown in color, and not hard-bodied
  • Feed on humans at the back of the neck, at the base of the skull