Tick control

In the United Kingdom, there are difficulties regarding tick control in both domestic and rural environments. This is because:

a) Chemical control is heavily restricted by laws and licensing;

b) It generally raises concerns regarding its effect on the environment and public health.

Methods of non-chemical control are limited. However, a key factor in successful tick control is using these methods in combination, and with co-operation between neighbouring landowners, rangers and veterinary practices.

Here we cover non-chemical methods of tick control:

For the Domestic Environment

For Parks and Low-Density Housing

We also cover chemical and non-chemical methods of tick control:

For the Rural Environment