According to Vox.com, rats cause an estimated $19 billion of damage in the US every year. On top of that, they can carry a scary number of seriously dangerous diseases. The article asserts that, “Improper trash disposal, not maintaining our infrastructure, and not taking preventive measures are just a few ways that we allow these rodents to overrun our cities.”
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Watch the video. Join forces and support the men and women who are tirelessly keeping this enemy at bay.