- Created: 25 October 2017 25 October 2017
Bees, mosquitoes, and spiders aren't the only insects that can inflict a nasty sting or bite. The sting of the puss caterpillar, which is also known as the woolly slug, is poisonous. Just because the caterpillar looks cute doesn't mean it's harmless. That's why it's important to rid your garden or lawn of woolly-looking insects that are making themselves at home.
- Created: 17 October 2017 17 October 2017
One home-invading creature that evokes angst among most people is the house centipede. These leggy little bugs, which aren't even technically bugs, are spooky and fast, and they usually present themselves at inopportune times and places.
The good news is that not all is bad about the house centipede, and you may be a lot less squeamish after learning more about them. Below is more information on the house centipede, including how they benefit mankind, and what you can do to discourage them from inhabiting your home.
- Created: 10 October 2017 10 October 2017
One of the most common and destructive pests in the United States, including in the Northeastern region, is the black carpet beetle. This tiny insect reaches lengths of only one-fourth of an inch at most, but it is capable of doing great harm inside a home. Below is more information about this pest and what you can do to rid your home of it.
- Created: 04 October 2017 04 October 2017
From fevers and joint stiffness to problems with breathing and issues with their nervous system and heart, Lyme's disease can have a profound impact on your dog's health and quality of life. The best way to protect your dog from this devastating illness is to keep the carrier of the disease at bay: deer ticks.
- Created: 27 September 2017 27 September 2017
There are thousands of insect species in the northeastern United States, but one of the most unique and intimidating of these is the wheel bug.