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Top 8 Viral Diseases Spread From Rodents

Top 8 Viral Diseases Spread From Rodents

Rodents are commonly known for being disease carriers. What many people may not know is how many viral diseases they carry. Not only do rodents carry these diseases but they can spread them to both humans and other animals placing you and your pets at risk. Here are...

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How Do You Get The Hantavirus?

How Do You Get The Hantavirus?

There are many diseases out there that place humans at risk and the Hantavirus is one of them. Also known as HPS, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, this severe and sometimes fatal disease attacks the respiratory system of humans and is transmitted through rodents. Anyone...

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What Are The Symptoms Of Rat Bite Fever

What Are The Symptoms Of Rat Bite Fever

You may not always see rats but that doesn’t mean that they are not around. Studies have shown that you will find a greater population of rats within urban areas because of easy access to food and shelter but the rural areas of a city are also prone to rats which are...

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The Emergence Of Rats In Response To Social Distancing

The Emergence Of Rats In Response To Social Distancing

One of the questions being tossed around during this Covid-19 pandemic is the emergence of rats in response to social distancing. We wrote an article months earlier asking what effect Covid-19 will have on rodents and it appears we are starting to see those effects....

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Do Rats Really Go Into Air Ducts?

Do Rats Really Go Into Air Ducts?

The simple answer. Yes. Rats can squeeze through small spaces the size of a quarter so it’s not hard to fathom that they can get into ductwork. The reasons why they may be attracted to your air ducts is really the question. Why Do Rats Go Into Air Ducts? Typically...

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Your Rat Infestation Could Be Coming From Your Sewer

Your Rat Infestation Could Be Coming From Your Sewer

It’s easier to think that a rat problem is only something that happens within metro areas but unfortunately that’s not the case. Rats can take up residence anywhere, even in out of city drain systems. That means that rats can live within the piping of your residential...

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Learn how cracks in driveway could mean tunneling rats

Learn how cracks in driveway could mean tunneling rats

Rats seek warmth and shelter as the weather turns colder and fresh food supplies as food supplies are exhausted outdoors. Rats can dig underground tunnels in an effort to find food and shelter. When their burrows extend under concrete, empty spaces are created in the...

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