Tag: rats

rat in trash can PHOTO: MARK SHEPERDIGIAN

Ask the Expert: Outdoor rat-proofing tips

June 19, 2019 By
A pest management professional is servicing a house with a Norway rat problem, and compost bins that provide a constant food source. Read more»
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Rat bar (PHOTO: THE SAN FRANCISCO DUNGEON)

Grab a beer in San Fran with your favorite rat

June 13, 2019 By
A rat-themed pop-up bar opens in San Francisco this week, where guests can enjoy the company of rodents and maybe even adopt one. Read more»
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Dr. Bobby Corrigan inspects a grate in New York City, in a photo used in his 2008 PMP Hall of Fame induction. PHOTO: BOBBY CORRIGAN

College group goes on ‘rat safari’ with Dr. Bobby Corrigan

May 30, 2019 By
Dr. Bobby Corrigan spreads the word on the importance of rodent control in urban areas like New York City in a recent "rat safari" with college students. Read more»
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Pestec adopts ContraPest for rat control

May 13, 2019 By
Pestec added SenesTech Inc.'s ContraPest solution to its integrated pest management program for use in the San Francisco Bay Area. Read more»
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LA continues to battle flea-borne Typhus outbreak

February 13, 2019 By
As we recently shared from Buzzfeed, a Typhus outbreak began in downtown Los Angeles in October. It has continued, and made its way to City Hall, according to local CBS Los Angeles. City Hall removed carpets and called a pest control... Read more»
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Flea and tick control advised for all rodent work

February 4, 2019 By
Pest control is an effective way to protect public health. For proof, look no further than an article from the August 1960 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known at the time, which focused on flea-... Read more»
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DeepSqueak decodes rodent speak

January 22, 2019 By
We know that mice and rats socialize and vocalize, but what are they really saying? Read more»
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ILLUSTRATION: LEO MICHAEL

Fiction: Crawley and the rats in the neighborhood

December 10, 2018 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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LA gets hit with flea-borne typhus outbreak

November 14, 2018 By
A growing outbreak of flea-borne typhus has hit downtown Los Angeles, particularly the homeless population. Read more»
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PelGar USA: Brigand SB

October 11, 2018 By
Brigand SB is a ready-to-use soft bait formulated specifically for the U.S. market. It’s produced using the highest quality ingredients, including food grade wheat, oats, chopped grain, soft lard and synthetic peanut flavoring, to produce a high-calorie, high-energy rodenticide. Synthetic... Read more»
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