Dangerous bugs for pets and how to keep them safe

Dangerous bugs for pets and how to keep them safe

As the weather warms up, your cats and dogs will no doubt be regularly venturing outside to explore and while doing so unfortunately may encounter some bugs poisonous to pets along the way. Their furry coats can assist in protecting them from unfriendly bites, but...

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Worst Places in the World for Mosquitoes

Worst Places in the World for Mosquitoes

With approximately 3,500 known species of mosquitoes and hundreds bred at one time, there are not many places in the world you can escape their presence.  Besides being a general nuisance and causing itchy bites, mosquitoes are dangerous vectors of disease harmful to...

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Our Summer Mosquito Tips

Our Summer Mosquito Tips

With the warm days of summer comes mosquitoes and those dreaded itchy bites. The number of mosquitoes slowly increases during spring and as the hot weather of summer arrives, mosquito season reaches its peak. You will no doubt be spending more time outdoors enjoying...

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Fun Facts About Mosquitoes For Kids!

Fun Facts About Mosquitoes For Kids!

Believe it or not, mosquitoes could be considered one of the most dangerous insects on Earth! They are responsible for more human death than any other living creature as they carry some serious diseases. Malaria, yellow fever and dengue fever are all deadly diseases...

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The Big Stink about Stink Bugs

The Big Stink about Stink Bugs

A few decades ago, stink bugs were virtually non-existent in America, living only in Asia. Somehow, these pesky bugs managed to hitch a ride, and in 1998, stink bugs were documented for the first time in the USA, found in Pennsylvania. Since then, their population has...

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10 Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe from Ticks

10 Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe from Ticks

Pets are vulnerable to a multitude of tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease. Further, the warmer temperatures of the past winter have created a more hospitable environment for the early arrival of ticks. D.C. Mosquito Squad recommends taking the following steps...

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