The Orkin Blog

Stay informed - check out the Orkin Blog for answers to common questions and general information about pests in Canada.

Preventing Bed Bugs while travelling

Everyone knows the saying, “Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.” It has never been more true than it is now.

Squirrel Diseases

Squirrels are known to carry numerous diseases, though only a few are dangerous to humans.

Rabbit Poop

Rabbits produce two different types of solid waste, but only one is commonly seen outside of a nest.

Baby Centipedes

Baby centipedes look like smaller adults and hatch with four sets of legs. As the baby centipedes mature, they molt six times. Each time they do, they grow one or two new pairs of legs until they reach 15 total.

Do cockroaches make noise?

Common cockroaches, such as the American and German species, are not known for making noise.

What do Groundhogs eat?

Ever wonder “What do groundhogs eat?” Knowing what they eat can help with control and prevention. Read on to learn about common groundhog feeding habits.

Fire Ant Bites

Known and feared for being aggressive when disturbed, fire ants pose a relatively recent threat in several Canadian provinces.

Where do Opossums live?

Opossums, the only marsupials found in North America, are slowly expanding their territory into some Canadian provinces.

Squirrel Bites

If these pests charge or attack without reason and bite, it is important that the bite be checked by a medical doctor.

Skunk Spray

Though skunks are extremely timid, they’re among the most feared yard pests because of their ability to spray a deep, long-lasting odour from far away.

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