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Dr. Jorge Parada
National Pest Management Association
Zoonotic Diseases: Be Wary of What Pets Bring Home

These diseases that are spread from animals to people are known as zoonotic diseases or infections. Although the spread of diseases from animals to people is rare, pets do sometimes carry germs that can make people sick.
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Mousetrap with cheese: Do-it-yourself pest control
Missy Henriksen
National Pest Management Association
Fact or Fiction? Exploring the Old Wives Tales of DIY Pest Control

Most of the time, the ease of access to information is useful; however, as you’ve likely seen, there’s a lot of BAD information out there. I see it often when it comes to pest control. Some of it’s just silly. Some of it’s scary or dangerous – and thankfully, some of it is right on point.
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Dr. Danny McDonald
Sam Houston State University
The Tawny Crazy Ant

The tawny crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva (also known as the Caribbean crazy ant, hairy crazy ant, and Rasberry crazy ant) is a new invasive ant species that is terrorizing the Gulf Coast states.
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