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Clean Sheets, Hot Blooded Meals, and 5-Star Sleeping Accommodations

Welcome To Our Home When opening up your home to travelers for lodging, not all guests are polite. One of the most common unwanted guest is the Ctenocephalides felis, or better known as the cat flea. With measurements about one-eighth … Continue reading

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Little Tick Big Problem

May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month As the temperature rises, ticks are creating problems for pet owners and their pets. Tick diseases like Ehrlichia, Lyme’s and Rocky Mountain spotted fever are serious health concerns. The potential damage to internal … Continue reading

Hobo Spiders

Coming to a City Near You Arriving from Europe, the Hobo spider was first discovered in the Pacific Northwest United States in the 1930’s. With the help of railways and hitching rides with humans along major highways, the Hobo spider … Continue reading

Thorn Bug

Master of Disguise – Thorn Bug An elongated ornate shaped horn, pronotum (slightly curved spine), appears on their backs. This horn is used as a deterrent for predators. It also acts as camouflage allowing the thorn bug to appear as … Continue reading

Camel Spiders

Do Not Let the Name Fool You Is it a scorpion or a spider? The camel spider has the characteristics of both a spider and a scorpion. The camel spider has a distinctly segmented opisthosoma (posterior) that resembles a scorpion, … Continue reading

Company Announcement – Online Customer Service System

Southern and Sovereign Pest Control are proud to officially announce the launch of a new online customer service system. SPC made it easier for valued customers to access their accounts online anytime, from anywhere. Current SPC customers may use the … Continue reading

It Is That Time Of Year, Already?

With the cooler temperatures and the leaves changing color, now is the time to play defense. Not on a football field, but around your home. Many bugs and rodents seek shelter from the cold weather by taking up residence in … Continue reading

Fish Out Of Water?

You guessed it. They get their name for their likeness to fish. Drawn to moist areas, silver metallic color like scales of a fish, and side to side movements that replicate a fish’s tail through the water. These wingless nocturnal … Continue reading

Time Sure Does Fly

There are two basic categories of cicadas, named accordingly, annual cicadas and periodical cicadas. The annual Cicadas are present from July to September and, depending on the species, periodical cicadas emerge in early summer after 13 to 17 years as … Continue reading

Do You Think Ticks Care About Social Distancing?

Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock. It is that time of year. It is beautiful outside. Plenty of time to do some gardening. Or spend time with family and pets in the yard. Ticks thrive in high-humidity areas, with non-managed landscape, overgrown brush and … Continue reading