It is common when an insect problem is discovered to run to the store and grab a “bug bomb.” Let us think about this and evaluate whether this is a good idea or not. There [...]
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The month of February is considered the month of love, and rightly so with Valentine's Day celebrating togetherness and bonding relationships. What about animals? Do they celebrate romance? Well, not really, but many nuisance animals [...]
One of the most resilient insects in the world is the cockroach. Why would that be? What makes them such survivors? The purpose of this article is to investigate an insect with the amazing ability [...]
The first official Groundhog Day in the United States took place February 2, 1887. Why February 2nd? The ancient Celts celebrated a pagan holiday called Imbolc marking the beginning of spring while Christians in the [...]
January brings us a new year along with another coyote breeding season. While official breeding season does not typically start until February, males are looking to mate now. About 4 to 6 pups are born [...]
I know that the title sounds like a movie title, but it is far from fiction. In our area, rogue rats are normally of the species Norway rat. If a Norway rat has found his [...]
Did you know that the best ally of bed bugs is fear? It’s true! Fear causes panic and anxiety. Those emotional responses can cause folks to make knee-jerk reactions in trying to solve their immediate [...]
During the winter months, several animals experience a deep sleep in which they conserve energy just waiting for the warmer temperatures that are experienced in spring. This process is called hibernation. Getting ready for hibernation, [...]
Pest Assassins has been blessed with great customers, relationships and friends in 2023. Thank you all for your loyalty and your business. 2024 will have its challenges, but for now let’s be thankful and reflect [...]
Before there were beautiful stories of Santa and Christmas, there were darker tales told at Christmas time. One tale that originated in the early 1600’s in Poland survives even today in rural areas in Europe [...]