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Adopt A Rescued Bunny

February 23rd, 2017

The team at University Termite & Pest Control, Inc. with their sharp eyesight, lightning quick reflexes and incredible ingenuity pulled off a capture and rescue of a dumped pet rabbit. Read the rest of this entry »

When Is The Best Time To Get Rid Of Weeds?

February 16th, 2017

The last two years have seen a massive increase in the amount of rainfall in the Desert Southwest. A quick drive around town, down the road to Sierra Vista, or even just around your neighborhood will likely confirm that weeds are growing like crazy, taking advantage of this abundance of rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Signs Of Wood Boring Powder Post Bettles

January 19th, 2017

The holidays are officially over. The last football game of the college season has been played, the decorations are going back into their boxes, and life is returning back to normal. But wait, what is that you see as you retrieve your super cool, mexican wooden skeleton? Fine bits of sawdust all over the inside of the bag you stored it in! Nothing to worry about… or is there? Read the rest of this entry »

Curious Creature – Is It A Dog? Is It A Cat?

January 17th, 2017

I was leaving a sandwich joint this past Wednesday. I was at the corner of Broadway and Craycroft road when I had to double take at what I was seeing… Read the rest of this entry »

How To Keep Pests Out Of Your Home In Winter

January 10th, 2017

Officially, winter started on December 21st, but it was not until recently that it began to sink in that cooler weather is really here. We get calls all year, but especially this time of year, about all sorts of things crawling around people’s houses, when nothing should be moving, not even a mouse. Read the rest of this entry »

Raptors of Arizona (Part 3) – Hawks

January 2nd, 2017

Hawks are the most numerous of our native raptor species. Whereas we talked about two different kinds of owls, and two falcons, the desert southwest is home to four different species of hawks. They vary in size, diet and nesting areas more substantially that any of our other raptor species and have the distinction of being responsible for a common sound effect used for just about every kind of predator bird you have ever heard on television or on the radio. Read the rest of this entry »

Seasonal Approach To Pest Management – Termites

December 29th, 2016

Customers frequently ask, what is the deal with these “Seasonal Protocols” and why are you doing a termite inspection in December/January? Simply put, this is the best time of the year to see your complete foundation and see some places inside the home that are usually filled with stored items the rest of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Raptors of Arizona (Part 2) – Falcons

December 21st, 2016

My father in law is retired from the Arizona National Guard. He flew for decades. He loves flying. To this very day he still flies when he gets the chance.

The Guard in Tucson flies the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon, one of the deadliest, most capable aircraft ever produced in defense of our nation. I wondered, with all the raptor names available – hawk, eagle, raven, harrier, even vulture – why did it get designated the falcon? Read the rest of this entry »

Holiday Thoughts and Thanks

December 21st, 2016

With the holidays upon us, it is time once again to take store. There is just over one week left in the year, and what a year it has been!    Read the rest of this entry »

You Really Do Need Pest Control In The Winter

December 13th, 2016

I was asked this question by a friend of mine the other day. “C’mon, really?” was the response when without hesitation I replied, “yes”. Now before you say to yourself, “of course you say that, you have to put food on the table those months too”, which is exactly what the cynical little voice in my head said. I want to share with you what happened over the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »