Ticks are nasty little creatures that suck the blood out of human and pet flesh. Removing ticks reduces the risk of Infection, Lyme Disease, Tick Paralysis, and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. If they stay in your pet too long they fill up with blood and drop off only to have someone step on them and smash the blood all over your floor or rug. Ick! Here is a simple way to get a tick off you and your pet and it just take a twist.
Tick Twister is an easy to use tick remover that is specially designed notch grabs tick at skin level and removes it completely in one motion. It removes both small and large ticks. The Tick Twister has a bowl-shaped end that securely contains the tick for easy disposal. The Tick Twister helps reduce risk of disease because it ensures you get the entire head of the tick without squeezing the abdomen, reducing risk of infection.
Watch this video to see how easy it is to use the Tick Twister. Another great thing about the Tick Twister is the price, just $5.99 on Amazon.
How to Use the Tick Twister
Select the correct sized tool according to the size of the tick – the large hook for medium and large ticks or the small hook for small and very small ticks. Hold the handle between your thumb and index finger and slide the fork end of the tool toward the tick until it is caught between the prongs. Lift the tool very lightly and rotate in either direction several (2-3) turns. You will feel when the tick has released its mouth-parts and it is safe to pull up on the tick and Tick Twister®.
The Tick Twister is veterinarian and physician endorsed. It doesn’t leave the tick’s mouthparts in the skin and doesn’t squeeze the tick so no blood will ooze out.Disclosure: this article may contain affiliate links. Read our ad and affiliate policies for more details.