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Will rat poison kill a dog?

At this time of year as the weather gets colder, vermin such as rats and mice will find their ways into our homes increasing the chances of our pets coming into contact with any poison we may have laid down. As a dog owner myself I know the risks involved and advise against rat poison

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Best air rifles for killing rats and pest control

If you are overrun by rats on your property, then you may want to consider keeping numbers down. One of the best ways to do this is to control them through shooting. Now, I appreciate that this is not a solution for everyone – especially those who are faint hearted – but when executed successfully

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Shooting rats with an air gun

I appreciate that this blog post is going to divide opinions, with many people arguing that rat shooting is an inhumane way of getting rid of rodents. I, however, firmly believe that if carried out in the correct way, shooting rats is actually far more humane than other forms of pest control, such as poison,

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Goodnature A24 Rat Trap Review – The ultimate automatic rodent trap

The sound of rats scratching is synonymous with fingernails being scraped down a blackboard and is enough to put anyone on edge. But when you catch sight of a rat scampering brazenly around your property, you know it’s time to act. Rats are our non-native foes, known for spreading disease and destruction wherever they may

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Best Rat Traps 2018

One rat, two rats, three rats…more. Chances are if you have seen one rat foraging for food there are countless more scampering around your property. But rest assured that you are not alone, as it is widely reported that nearly 30% of all US households experience a rodent infestation. Often seen in cartoons for hilarious

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Top 7 Best Rat Poisons in 2018

From Chicago to New York, America’s biggest cities are being overrun by rats. Having spent decades ridding residential and commercial properties of pests, I have tried and tested first hand a number of different ways to eliminate rodents – all with varying success. But one of the best forms of pest control is to use

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How to Stop Rats Climbing Walls

For anyone who has ever wondered whether or not rats can climb walls, I can give you a definite “yes” and a definite “no.” Believe it or not, it depends upon the kind of rat you’re dealing with. Types of Rats Roof rat or Norway rat If you have a Roof rat problem, you’ll find

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How to Get Rid of Rats in the Attic

So there you are, lying in your bed trying to sleep and you hear it again… the scurry of little feet running through your attic. You can only imagine what kind of critter could possibly be making all that noise! Quietly you put on your housecoat, grab a flashlight and head up to the attic.

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How to get rid of rats fast

Rats are a universal problem. They can chew up your walls and home, carry disease, leave droppings and terrify residents. They are tricky creatures who find their way into homes by squatting in basements or under porches and build nests behind your walls or in attics. Once a rat is in your home, it is

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Why are rats becoming immune to poison and rodenticides?

When you imagine a rat, you picture a small rodent, but what if you were to encounter a rat as large as a cat? For some cities this is no fanciful dream, but their worst nightmare come true. Rats, when left to their own devices, can do a lot of damage to buildings and can

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