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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.

What To Do When Bitten By A Fire Ant

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.

Are Squirrel Bites Harmful To Humans?

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

How To Avoid 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.

Bed Bug Mattress Encasements

Stop worrying about bed bugs today with the Orkin Canada bed bug certified mattress protectors.

Do Cockroaches Fly?

The flying capabilities of cockroaches vary according to the particular species, and sometimes sexual category, to which they belong.

How To Keep Bats Away From Your Home

Bats are beneficial to the environment and help control mosquito populations, but they sometimes get too close for comfort.

Where Do Squirrels Nest In Winter?

Squirrel hibernation varies in length depending on climate and species.

How Long Do House Flies Live For?

The reproductive cycle of a house fly depends on environmental conditions such as temperature – the warmer the temperature, the shorter the cycle.

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