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What Diseases Do Mice Carry?

What Diseases Do Mice Carry?

Mice can reproduce quickly and take over a home nesting soft fibrous materials close to a food source. What some don't realize, is that they're not just an annoying nuisance to find in your kitchen or garage—they can carry a number of dangerous diseases that could harm you and your family. Here are some of those diseases and how you can avoid them.
Diseases Rats Carry That Are Dangerous To Pets

Diseases Rats Carry That Are Dangerous To Pets

Considering the different risks rats pose to pest, it is enough to make you look at every rodent you see with a suspicious eye. After learning about the serious diseases from rats, it's safe to say that this fear isn't without good reason.

Why Rats Prefer Familiar Food Over New Bait

Why Rats Prefer Familiar Food Over New Bait

Dealing with a rat problem can be a confusing and frustrating experience: you have to figure out what is attracting them, how they are getting in, and what kind of trap to use. However, one important decision that you might not consider immediately is your choice of rat bait...
8 Challenges To Catching Rats

8 Challenges To Catching Rats

  If your home has been infested by rodents and, more specifically, rats, you know how frustrating it is to resolve the problem. Fortunately, you ...
Letter of Appreciation From a Happy Trapper!

Letter of Appreciation From a Happy Trapper!

We recently received a hand-written letter from a customer detailing his experiences with Automatic Trap — from the customer service call to setting up and using the product.  Read the letter below to hear what he had to say...

 

Worse Than Bed Bugs?

Worse Than Bed Bugs?

It may be hard to imagine anything worse than bed bugs and the psychological torture they can inflict. They're itchy, they're gross, and they can reproduce and spread easier than most any other parasite. But meet the rat mite.
What Are The Risks of Using Rat Poison?

What Are The Risks of Using Rat Poison?

Guest Blog By Amanda Prather of RatPoisonFacts.org Rats are never a welcomed guests in our homes and other buildings surrounding our property. Th...
The California Rodenticides Ban: What You Need To Know About Using Rat Poison

The California Rodenticides Ban: What You Need To Know About Using Rat Poison

Find out what you need to know regarding the recent rodenticides bans (AB 1788) in the state of California.
How Rats Can Harm Cats & Dogs

How Rats Can Harm Cats & Dogs

Most people are surprised to learn that while dogs and cats are usually seen as a natural enemy of rodents, rats can present a number of health pr...
How To Identify A Rat Nest

How To Identify A Rat Nest

Rats are commonly known to cause damage property, spread infections, and contaminating food and animal feeds. They can also bring with them other ...
How to Kill Rats Without Harming Dogs

How to Kill Rats Without Harming Dogs

Having an infestation of mice or rats in your house or home can be a nuisance. These rodents bring discomfort, property damage, and contamination and pose a health risk to you, your family, and your pets.
How To Get Rid of Rodents in Your Car or Truck

How To Get Rid of Rodents in Your Car or Truck

Rodents have their purpose in the web of life, but that doesn't mean you want them in your vehicle for any reason. Once they take up residence in ...

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