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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.
5 Most Rat Infested Cities In America

5 Most Rat Infested Cities In America

Dubbed the “rat capital” of America, the abundance of garbage makes Chicago an ideal location for rats. The many buildings provide shelter for rats while they dine on excessive trash. Chicago’s primary species is the brown rat. This highly dominant species has edged out the black rat...
Rat & Mouse Trap Laws in the United States of America

Rat & Mouse Trap Laws in the United States of America

American Rat Trap Laws The notion that American rat trap laws make rat and mouse traps illegal is mostly a myth. However, there are some areas that require you to have a permit to possess traps so you may need to check with your state about that. However, certain techniques, such as pellets are no longer legal.
One Reason Your Rat Traps Aren't Working

One Reason Your Rat Traps Aren't Working

Why is your rat trap not working? In our experience, this fundamental issue is a common culprit to tripping up trap success — it isn’t location, it isn’t bait, and it isn’t the trap. Its food competition!
Interview With Integrated Pest Management Expert Janet Hurley

Interview With Integrated Pest Management Expert Janet Hurley

Our latest interview is with renowned pest management expert Janet Hurley from School Integrated Pest Management, Texas. Janet shared with us some...
Why Snap & Glue Rat Traps Are Cruel

Why Snap & Glue Rat Traps Are Cruel

For some, the notion of labeling certain animals as pests can be contradictory with their morals. It can be extremely challenging for animal lover...
Do Rats Hibernate

Do Rats Hibernate? — What Rats Do In The Winter

For centuries, Rats have been one of the most consistent nuisances in human beings lives. Wherever people make homes, rats are sure to follow. Thi...
5 Animals Used For Rodent Solutions

5 Animals Used For Rodent Solutions

Humans and rodents have lived in relatively close quarters for centuries. On occasion, as they do today, the rats or mice would get a little too c...
5 Ways to Rodent Control Your Garden

5 Ways to Rodent Control Your Garden

  A backyard vegetable garden is a true labor of love. It’s your opportunity to get your hands dirty and create delicious, homegrown tomatoes, cuc...
Interview with Andrew Burress of Natura Pest Control

Interview with Andrew Burress of Natura Pest Control

  We were fortunate enough to sit down with Andrew Burress from Natura Pest Control who's team caught 39 mice in one night using Goodnature™ Traps...
Why Do Rats Have Tails?

Why Do Rats Have Tails?

One of the rat's most distinctive features is its long, hairless tail. This slimy-looking tail is one of the most common things that people find ...
5 Natural Predators Of The Rat

5 Natural Predators Of The Rat

Many people often ask us, “What animals naturally eat rats?” While there are a plethora of rat predators out there, the domestic options are not a...
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