Do You Have a Rodent Infestation?

A rodent problem in your home can be unsanitary and even dangerous in some situations. However, it is not always easy to be certain that you have mice or rats sharing your living space until they have had enough time to breed. Fortunately, you can stop the infestation from becoming huge by paying close attention to several signs that something is amiss. Top Indicators of a Rodent Infestation 1. Damage to Food Packages – Did you buy a bag or box of cereal or pasta a few days ago that was in perfect condition but now has unexplained holes in the
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Can a Black Widow Spider Bite Kill Your Dog?

Black widow spiders are known to be dangerous to humans because of their poisonous venom, but how about your pet? It is important for pet owners to be aware of the fact that these arachnids can also cause serious harm or even death to a dog. Unfortunately, black widows can be found throughout the Sacramento area, so you need to be aware of how to identify them in order to protect your four-legged companion. Additionally, it is imperative to understand the basic symptoms that your dog is likely to exhibit if they do end up being bitten. How Do I
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Ants – Superheroes of the Insect World!

DID YOU KNOW Ants are capable of lifting 50 times their body weight with their mandibles. If you had muscles like an ant, you could lift a Hyundai over your head! To give you an idea of how strong ants are, let’s compare that to a real body builder. At the 1968 German Power-lifting Championships, Arnold Schwarzenegger (weighing 245 pounds) dead-lifted 682 pounds – about 3x his body weight. If an ant weight the same as Arnold, it would be able to lift 12,250 pounds! WOW! That’s not all. Ants hanging upside down can hold onto 100x their own body weight.
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