The Mouse Lifecycle

The Mouse Lifecycle

Did you know that a single female mouse produces an average of 60 baby mice every year? Mice are prolific breeders, which is bad news if they are living in your house. Their high birth rate becomes extremely problematic because they can damage homes, contaminate food,...
The House Mouse

The House Mouse

The house mouse (mus musculus) is one of the most common pests throughout the entire world. It is believed to have originated in central Asia, but it is now found everywhere, including throughout all of Australia. As the name suggests, the house mouse is a commensal...
Health Risks Associated With Rodents

Health Risks Associated With Rodents

Mice, rats, and other rodents are not only a nuisance to homeowners, but they also carry many diseases that can cause serious health problems. From more common ailments like salmonella to rare diseases like plague, the effects of rodent-spread diseases can be...
Everything You NEVER Wanted to Know About Rodent Droppings

Everything You NEVER Wanted to Know About Rodent Droppings

If you think you have a rodent infestation, one of the first things you may notice are droppings. Rodent poop is an obvious sign of activity and can be helpful in identifying what rodent is in your home and how large the infestation is. The location and quantity of...
What Rodent is in My House?

What Rodent is in My House?

When you see evidence of a rodent in your home, often the only thing you can think of is getting rid of it… and fast! Mice and rats are creatures that can contaminate large amounts of food and spread dangerous diseases. Getting rid of them is easier said than done in...