Congress Finally Passes Zika Funding Bill; Provides $1.1 Billion

September 30, 2016

Congress Finally Passes Zika Funding Bill; Provides $1.1 Billion More than eight months after the White House first asked for it, Congress has finally agreed on some funding to help fight the Zika virus and study its effects. President Barack Obama signed stopgap spending bill Thursday. It provides $1.1 billion to use in continuing more

Four individuals in Florida infected with the Zika by local mosquitoes

July 29, 2016

Four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, Florida health officials said Friday. These are the first known cases of the virus being transmitted by mosquitoes in the continental United States. “While no mosquitoes trapped tested positive for the Zika virus, the department believes more

Tips To Keep The Mosquitoes At Bay

May 26, 2016

Spring is here and summer is rapidly approaching. Memorial Day marks the beginning of the outdoor entertaining season. That means long hot days and nights and more pesky mosquitoes. We’ll give you the tips you need to keep those mosquitoes at bay. Some people are more prone to mosquito bites than others. Women who more

Round up of Zika Information

April 6, 2016

Summer is on the way and preparation is key. We know you want to make the most out of your summer and we are here to help! Below is a list of articles on Zika Virus to help keep you up to date on the topic. Also, remember prevention starts in your own yard! Eliminate more

Mosquitoes & your Four Legged Friends

January 22, 2016

Just like with humans, a mosquito bite for a dog or cat can be itchy and potentially dangerous. Did you know mosquitoes, fleas and ticks can cause all of the following in dogs & cats? Allergies Tapeworms Heartworms Rocky Mountain spotted fever Skin infections Lyme Tick paralysis Ehrlichia Unfortunately, yards treated with DEET, permethrin and more

Pyrethrins – good or bad, OR DEADLY?

November 30, 2015

Pyrethrins are made from the seed casings of chrysanthemums that contain the natural organic compound pyrethrin, which are included in over 3,500 registered products, many of which are used widely in and around households, including on pets, and for mosquito control. Although the compound is supposed to be relatively safe for humans and pets, more