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Five Interesting Facts About Rats You Didn’t Know!

Originating from Asia and Australia, rats can now be found all over the world. Similar to mice, rats are thinner, lengthier and have longer legs. Typically, rats are about 5 inches long or longer. There are more than 60 species of rat. Most commonly known are the Norway rats (brown) and the pack/roof rats (black).  […]

Feral Hogs

Feral Hogs

You may be surprised to learn the identity of the most destructive invasive species in Florida. It’s the feral hog, also known as wild hog, feral swine, or the European boar. Why does it hold this dubious honor? For several reasons, as this article will show. First, let’s look at how it all began. A […]

Three problem bird species in Florida - starlings

Three Problem Bird Species in Florida

Over 500 species of birds have been recorded in Florida. Most of them we enjoy seeing and hearing as they add color, song, and variety to our wildlife. Sadly, among these many species are three that do nothing to brighten our day. Exactly the reverse! Pigeons, house sparrows, and starlings are invasive pests that cause […]

6 FAQs about Bobcats in Florida

Do You Have a Problem With Bobcats? Have you discovered holes in your yard and wondered what’s caused them? Has your pet rabbit suddenly gone missing from the garden? Have your children ever been woken in the night, frightened by the sound of screaming outside? If you have experienced any of the above, you could […]

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The Deadliest Diseases Bats Can Carry

Bats have been given a bad rep for years and while not all the stories behind bat-phobia are real, the one about bats carrying deadly diseases is. Bats carry 60 or more different types of deadly diseases known as zoonoses (diseases transmitted from animal to human). Here is a list of some of them: Ebola […]

Steps in How We Ensure Bats Do Not Return to Your Home

Bats are creatures that most people like to see from a distance but are not creatures we want living in our attics. Outside of the old folklore about bats being vampires and all, bats carry diseases and can transmit them to humans. If you’ve got a bat problem in your home, Wildout Animal and Pest […]

Removing Fall Time Wildlife From Your Commercial Property

Fall for many people is the most beautiful time of the year. Crisp leaves, the smell of baked pies in the air, and of course, pumpkin patches as far as the eye can see. It’s also a wonderful time for businesses because most people start on holiday shopping. What customers don’t want to see however […]

Fall Time Pests: Everything You Need to Know

Fall is just right around the corner, which means the leaves will start changing color and the aroma of pumpkin-spiced treats will start filling the air . Also, it means that the pests that have mostly been staying outside will now start coming into our homes too. Here is the information you need to know […]

Commercial Property Bird Control and Why it Matters

Owning and managing a business is hard enough without having to deal with pests and one particular type of pest that likes to hang around commercial properties is birds. Birds create problems for businesses because they build nests that can clog drain pipes or create fire hazards around electrical wires. They also leave their droppings […]

Deadliest Diseases Rodents Carry

Rodents are not pests that you want to see in your home for many reasons: they breed frequently and in large numbers, they can cause a massive amount of damage, and of course, they carry many diseases. Diseases that can be very harmful to humans and cause a multitude of different ailments such as vomiting, […]

How You Can Keep Your Rental Property Safe From Pests

With the final weeks of summer right on our doorstep, many people are starting to think about closing up their rental property until the next vacation.  Or, taking care of the rental property while it’s between tenants. There is so much to do to ready the property for its desolate life, but what if I […]