Tips To Protect Your Pets From Pests

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Do you have a furry family member? If so, you are probably aware that your pets can be the target of pests, and there is a good chance you've already taken steps to protect them. But, what you may not know is just how much of a threat pests can be. Some bugs can spread diseases to your pet, like Lyme disease. Some bugs carry secondary pests, like parasites and worms. Roundworm, which affects both dogs and cats, is a treatable issue that can lead to death if not treated. Here are 5 of the most… Continue

Tips To Avoid Bed Bugs While Going Back To College

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Summer is coming to a close. That means kids will be heading back to college. If this is the season of life you're in, and you'll be watching one or more of your kids head back to live in the dormitory on campus, here are some tips that will help them lower their risk of being a victim of bed bugs. Continue

Which Mosquitoes Carry Zika?

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Each year, we hear more and more about the various viruses and diseases spread by the mosquito all over the world. For the past few years, the latest and most publicized in the U.S. is the Zika virus. The Zika virus is transmitted mainly by mosquitoes but is also transmitted sexually by folks who have no idea that they have contracted the disease from a bite. The symptoms include severe headaches, bloodshot eyes, fever, rashes, and painful joints and muscles. These symptoms usually last around… Continue

What Do Moles Like To Eat

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There are many pests that can invade your yard and damage your landscaping and lawn, but none do the job as perfectly as the mole. Moles are insectivores, choosing to feed on mostly insects. They are commonly confused with rodents like mice and voles. Moles are generally around 6-8 inches long; they have soft brown to dark gray fur and long snouts that protrude about an inch. The most distinguishing feature of moles, however, is their oversized front feet that have paddle shaped hands and large… Continue

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