Mice

Deer Mouse

DEER MICE

Scientific Name: Peromyscus maniculatus Common Names: Deer Mouse Color: Medium to dark brown, white feet and underbelly Weight: between 10 – 24 grams Length: 5 – 8 inches long FACT: Deer Mice are known carriers of the Hantavirus. Because of this caution needs to be taken when dealing with a Deer Mouse problem. Hantavirus is rare, but a serious problem to human health.

Deer Mouse Information

Rodent Treatment Preparation Sheet

Bait Suggestions

Preventing Rats & Mice from Entering Your House

Tips for Mouse & Rat Traps

Live Trapping Tips

Hantavirus Guide – Clean-up Procedures & Protective Measures

House Mouse

HOUSE MICE

Scientific Name: Mus musculus Common Names: House Mouse Color: generally gray-brown with a gray stomach Weight: adults weigh between 17 – 25 grams Length: up to 20cm, nose to tail FACT: The house mouse often lives in close association with humans and therefore is termed one of the “commensal” rodents along with Norway and roof rats.

House Mouse Information

Rodent Treatment Preparation Sheet

Bait Suggestions

Tips for Mouse & Rat Traps

Live Trapping Tips

Preventing Rats & Mice from Entering Your House

Keep Mice & Their Diseases Out

We all tend to spend more time indoors when the weather turns cold.  With an average winter temperature of -16.6 degrees Celsius, Red Deer certainly qualifies as cold during the winter months. These extremely low temperatures cause many animals that spend their summers in the fields to seek warmth, often in our homes, businesses, and…

Winter Homes: Mice

The media has generally been kind to mice. They’re furry, they’re cute, they have friends named Donald and Goofy. However, make no mistake – rodents ruin your property, they also carry diseases that can harm you and your family. House mice are one of the most troublesome pests, they’re cunning and sneaky and can find…

How To Stay Rodent Free This Fall

At Poulin’s pest control, we take no issue with mice out there in the wild. But we don’t like it when they come into our client’s homes. As the summer fades away and temperatures begin to drop, the rodent population is also thinking “Where shall I overwinter?”. Where are they thinking is in your house,…

Mice vs. Voles

Mice and voles can appear similar at first glance. When you take a closer look at both species of rodent you will see that they actually have more differences than similarities. Both Mice and Voles: RodentsApproximately 5 – 8 inches longGrey / brown fur Mice: Slender bodiesPointed nosesWill eat almost anythingLarge earsTail as long as…