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Anne Arundel County’s Solution to the Rabies Virus

Over the course of seven months last year in Maryland, over 112 animals were diagnosed with rabies, including raccoons, bats, foxes, and groundhogs. Anne Arundel County has launched a new project aimed at tackling the high number of rabies cases in the county using the Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV). The baits are designed to
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Mice and Roaches Are Trying to Take Over in Baltimore, MD

Did you know that the most famous building in America has a problem with mice and roaches? The White House has been plagued with a roach and mouse infestation for years, but the infestations are getting worse and worse over time. With so many rooms in The White House, it’s easy to see how thousands
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Baltimore’s Rats Are in the Spotlight

Baltimore has been seen on television and the silver screen for decades, from The Wire to Hairspray. The latest movie putting Baltimore in the spotlight isn’t about crime, it’s all about Baltimore’s rat problem. The Film’s Inspiration Theo Anthony, a Baltimore filmmaker, found his inspiration in an unlikely place—his trash can. One night he arrived
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House Sparrows Might Be Nesting on Your Property this Winter

House sparrows are small, pretty birds that take up residence in and around commercial buildings and homes throughout North America. Despite their innocent appearance, they are anything but good for human health. About the House Sparrow The house sparrow was introduced to Central Park in New York City in 1850 by way of England. While
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How to Keep Raccoons Out of Your Trash Cans

Now that the harshest parts of winter are approaching, food is becoming harder to find for raccoons. At Brody Brothers Quality Pest Control, we get calls every week about pesky raccoons getting into trash cans. Here’s what you need to know to keep raccoons out of your trash cans for good. Use Your Trash Can
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Cold Weather Spiders in Maryland

Every year in the winter months, spiders make their way indoors. Two of the most common types of spiders in Maryland are wolf spiders and yellow sac spiders. Wolf Spiders Wolf spiders are large, hairy, and fast! They often live in the lower parts of homes and feed on tiny insects. Wolf spiders are hunting
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Think You Have “Water Bugs” in Baltimore?

Charm City: A Draw for Visitors and Roaches  Baltimore has always been a magnet for travelers. The city was not officially founded until 1729, but as early as the the beginning of the 1600s, English colonists began visiting and colonizing the land, and our own Inner Harbor was once the second busiest port of entry for immigrants
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How to Keep Mice Out of Your Home in the Winter

Mice are a common invader during the winter months, especially in Baltimore and throughout Maryland. How Mice Enter Your Home in the Winter When the temperatures outdoors drop and snow is on the ground, mice are looking for any way to stay warm and cozy. They can enter your home through tiny cracks in your
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Fleas in the Fall

Summer has ended and your furry friends are spending less time outdoors, but that doesn’t mean you should stop protecting against fleas! In fact, fleas are actually more prevalent during the fall than any other season. A recent study found that the flea count on animals during fall months was 70% higher than the flea
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Getting Rid of Rats in Towson

Towson, MD is no stranger to rats. The county action against rat infestations in Towson and nearby Baltimore has been going on since World War II. In fact, the Baltimore area is one of the most important locations for rat research in the country.   Although rats have been making their home on the East Coast since the 18th century, 1942 marks the start of Baltimore’s official history
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