Chris Packham and Big Tick Project in Wimbledon!

On 2nd September 2016, naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham will be meeting pet owners on Wimbledon Common as part of the Big Tick Project and to kick off ‘Tick Awareness Month’.

Big Tick Project

He will be giving free talks throughout the day on the dangers of ticks as well as prevention techniques. The talks are being held at the following times:

  • 11am
  • 12.30pm
  • 2pm

Vet Sarah Bignell MRCVS who has been a great friend to LDUK will be joining Chris and sharing her Lyme disease story. Please support this event if you are in the area! LDUK is very grateful to Chris Packham, My Pet Online, The Big Tick Project and all the vets and nurses taking part in this excellent awareness drive.


There has been so much media coverage of the Big Tick Project and Chris Packham’s talks on Wimbledon common including:

LDUK members also took part in radio shows and interviews for newspapers across the country. Well done to everyone for raising so much awareness in one day!