April 24, 2011 1:18 AM

C.W. Gusewelle | Ah, April: Lovely weeds, wayward dogs and Ozark ticks

The dark side of an adventure in the Ozark woods with your dogs is the company you end up keeping. Not my friends in that neighborhood, but the hitchhikers that wind up coming home with you — the American dog tick and the deer tick.

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