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What is a clover mite? These tiny relatives of ticks and spiders are true mites, not actually insects. They are tiny red bugs that appear no bigger than the tip of a pin, but if you look closely, you’ll …

Your dog is going to scratch himself when he has an itch. If your dog is constantly scratching, you might be wondering if the problem is an acute case of fleas. Unfortunately, fleas are only one of the many reasons …

Pointe Pest Control has a tradition of being involved in the community and supporting the next generation. As part of that legacy, we are excited to announce the winners of the 2016 Scholarship. These students have shown tenacity in and …

Getting bit or stung by an insect leaves an unpleasant side effect. Sometimes insects are sneaky and can bite or sting without you even noticing. Later, an itchy welt appears that leaves you miserable for days. Other times, you feel …

The Windy City is famous for lots of awesome reasons—fantastic architecture, the White Sox, some of the best food on the planet, and a beautiful, waterfront skyline, just to name a few. Unfortunately, Chicago is also the recipient of a …

Mosquitoes are a little, tiny insect that are becoming one of the most feared creatures in our world today. Why? How does such a small bug incite so much fear worldwide? It is because of the mosquitoes ability to transmit …

As summer is upon us, so is the glorious warm weather and sunshine. The kids are off of school, vacations are upcoming and there is an overall sense of palpable freedom. Summer also brings on challenges and one is pest …

The black plague, also known as the bubonic plague, ravaged through China and Europe in the 13th century. Traveling through the Silk Road in China, a populous trading route, the black plague was then passed to Crimea which then made …

No human wants to deal with fleas. But sometimes we forget that our pets are more at risk from these pesky, problematic critters than we are. Now that the weather’s turning warm, flea season is in full swing. Besides …