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Protect your Horses from Mosquito Transmitted Diseases

Protect your Horses from Mosquito Transmitted Diseases

Horses are at high risk for mosquito transmitted diseases such as Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV). If you have not already vaccinated your horses you should talk to your veterinarian because cases of WNV have recently been reported in...
CDC Reports Major Increase in Lyme Disease

CDC Reports Major Increase in Lyme Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have recently reported that Lyme Disease is up 320% and is expanding to new areas. Scientists are yet to come up with a conclusive reason for the recent increase in Lyme Disease, but reasons could vary from human...
High Mosquito Counts Due to a Lot of Rainfall

High Mosquito Counts Due to a Lot of Rainfall

The midwest is experiencing high mosquito counts due to frequent rain showers, damp soil and pooling water in many cases. Hundreds of mosquitoes can hatch in very little standing water – in fact, just a water bottle capful of water can produce hundreds of...
West Nile Virus in Wisconsin

West Nile Virus in Wisconsin

  TheWest Nile Virus has been identified in three Wisconsin counties, including Pierce county of Northwest Wisconsin. However, so far each case is considered a non-human case. For a map of the infected counties please click here:...
Musky Festival Parade 2015

Musky Festival Parade 2015

At Mosquito Squad of Northwestern Wisconsin we believe in supporting local events and activities. We make an effort to show how much we care for the community, which is why we participate in events that keep our community strong. We were a proud sponsor of the 2015...
The Latest ‘BUZZ’ About Our Mosquito Control Services

The Latest ‘BUZZ’ About Our Mosquito Control Services

Once again we have invited our customers to rate their satisfaction with our services and we are so lucky that they take the time to do so. Their responses help us work on areas we need to improve and to better understand their needs. We also like to pass on credit...

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July from all of us here at the Mosquito Squad of Northwest Wisconsin! We hope everyone has a great day celebrating our independence. Be sure to check out our other blog to find some of the best fireworks in the area....
Spider Prevention and Treatment

Spider Prevention and Treatment

Hooray, summer is here! The car is loaded up for a trip to the lake home and your heart is set on relaxing, or even jumping into the refreshing water. However, when you reach your anticipated retreat you find a mess of cobwebs all over the structure, decks, and...
Favorite Fireworks for the Fourth

Favorite Fireworks for the Fourth

Celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks! Whether you are grilling out, going to a parade, or looking for fireworks, the Northwoods of Wisconsin is the perfect place to celebrate our independence. At the Mosquito Squad, we take pride in our local events, and cannot...
Is a World Without Mosquitoes Possible?

Is a World Without Mosquitoes Possible?

Mosquitoes are not only known for being a nuisance, but also for being a deadly predator. Mosquitoes infect around 247 million people worldwide each year with diseases such as La Crosse Encephalitis, West Nile, and Malaria. Of those people infected, nearly one million...
2015 Wisconsin Mosquito Forecast

2015 Wisconsin Mosquito Forecast

The mosquito population is expected to boom sometime between June 11 and June 25, 2015. Susan Paskewitz, professor of entomology at UW-Madison, told the Wisconsin Radio Network, “In the traps coming in, you can see in some areas the numbers are really starting to pick...
Keeping Your Pets Safe from Heartworm

Keeping Your Pets Safe from Heartworm

As a pet owner, you care very much about the well being of your pet. That entails obvious things, like making sure they always have enough water, or ensuring that they get out to relieve themselves in the morning. However, you may not always think about the diseases...
Northwest Wisconsin Tick Control Options

Northwest Wisconsin Tick Control Options

Ticks and the diseases they can transmit, especially Lyme disease and Ehrlichiosis, are a growing concern among families in Northwest Wisconsin. Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, and other tickborne diseases are transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged...
Easing the Itch of Your Child’s Mosquito Bites

Easing the Itch of Your Child’s Mosquito Bites

No one likes to see their children suffer from large, itchy mosquito bites. While there is not a way to take a bite completely away, there are ways to relieve the itch. Dr. Carleen Hanson, a pediatrician at Meriter-UnityPoint health gave the Wisconsin State Journal...
Are The Mosquitoes Going to be as Bad As Last Season?

Are The Mosquitoes Going to be as Bad As Last Season?

Everyone is thinking it, “What are the mosquitoes going to be like this summer?” If you were in Northwest Wisconsin for Memorial Weekend last year, you probably remember just how bad the mosquitoes were, it was impossible to spend any time outside without...
Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

Each year about 8,700 people are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries related to holiday lights, decorations, and Christmas trees. Keep your family safe this holiday season with these tips from Reader’s Digest Safer Trees and Decorations If purchasing an...
Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Here at Mosquito Squad of Northwest Wisconsin, we are dedicated to protecting your family year round. Follow these tips from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for a  Safe Halloween. Swords, knives, and other costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible....