Posts tagged with: bite

It may be one of the most easily identifiable pests but it’s also commonly misrepresented.  Granddaddylonglegs, or daddylonglegs, are often thought to be spiders but are actually harvestmen.  Harvestmen get their name because that is when they are usually seen…during harvest...
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How can something as small as a flea be such a huge pain?  Pet owners are all too familiar with the annoyance of fleas because they make us AND our pets miserable.  Fleas attach themselves to warm-blooded animals (pets and...
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The allegheny mound ant is a common ant found outdoors.   They feed on small insects or arthropods that are found outside so they rarely have a need to make their way into a structure…but that doesn’t mean you will...
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Disclaimer: These tips are general medical information and do not constitute medical advice. Please contact your physician for information about yourself or your family member. How do I know if I, or my child, has an allergy to mosquitoes? Usually...
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We’re all aware of the annoyance and health concerns that come along with mosquitoes. But there is a similar bug that can be just as annoying to those residents living in areas where sand is found, the sand gnat. The...
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What are the tiny red bugs crawling around my windows? This is a common question that we get in early spring and late fall.  Clover mites are found in warm, sunny places which is why you usually see them around...
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The early spring has brought pests out in full force and we suspect that they will not be slowing down anytime soon.  Not only are bugs annoying but they’re a health concern as well. West Nile Virus, Encephalitis, dog heartworm...
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Spring is here and so are the pests.  We’ve talked a lot about the unusually warm weather leading to higher numbers of pest sightings and our Ask the Mouse section on our website has been a great place for readers...
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Disclaimer:  The following are general guidelines to follow and do not constitute medical advice. Spring brings with it flowers, pollen, birds and bees! But it also brings pests that are returning from their winter break.  For many of us, mosquitoes...
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