Just like humans, dogs are plagued by mosquitoes. But mosquitoes are more than a nuisance for your pets. They can cause potentially deadly disease in the form of heartworms in dogs. While there’s no vaccine for canines, learn other preventive measures to keep your furry friends safe this summer.
Go beyond traditional mosquito repellent and use a layered approach to prevention outdoors. From common-sense passive methods like mosquito netting to more novel tools like bug zappers and incense, we have ideas to help you to repel disease-carrying mosquitoes naturally all season long.
Bugged by mosquitoes every summer but hate to use insect sprays? Convenient, wearable, mess-free mosquito bracelets will keep those pesky interlopers at bay. Make your own using essential oils with our easy DIY project, or save time and buy Best Bee Brothers Mosquito Repellent Bracelets instead.
Mosquitoes are quite annoying, don’t you think? What if we told you there are a handful of benefits mosquitoes actually provide? Believe it or not, mosquitoes play an important role in the success of our environment and ecosystems. Learn more about the benefits of mosquitoes and the purpose they serve.
Mosquito Predators: What Eats Mosquitoes? You know the routine by now: buzz, buzz, itch, buzz, itch, itch…Every year, mosquitoes annoy us, buzzing in our ears when the weather warms up and biting us when we least expect it. But they’re an important part of the food chain...one we’re sometimes at the bottom of! Luckily for us, plenty of creatures feast on those pesky bloodsuckers before mosquitoes can get to us. Just who are these mosquito slayers? Some of them are unexpected heroes. And we’ll reveal them all, but first, let’s take a closer look at their pesky prey. One subspecies...