Fungi, bacteria, parasites, and viruses are all around us. When humans and wildlife are healthy, their natural defenses keep these organisms from causing serious damage. However, some pathogens can be present in fur, waste materials, and saliva, which can be dangerous to humans.
Rats aren’t just pests—they’re also health hazards.
Carrying a cocktail of disease and bacteria, rat droppings can fester on floors and infest food, while rat bites carry the risk of kidney-destroying “rat bite fever.” To make matters worse, even the smallest rat infestations can decrease the value of your home.