I’ve always lead my company in a way of treating all of our customers and even just people that contact us with questions, in a fair and honest way. We focus on education of the real risks of bats. We never, ever use a rabies scare tactic.
Bats and Zika virus have one thing in common; mosquitoes.
Bats are often scapegoats for many disease outbreaks. Aside from the obvious rabies and histoplasmosis, they have even been blamed for transmitting the Ebola Virus.
A small percentage of[...]
A rabies outbreak in Jefferson County, New York has many health officials concerned.
In June of 2016 alone there have been five confirmed cases of rabies; two skunks and three raccoons.
Since December of 2015 though, there have been 20 confirme[...]
Occasionally, we do have to remove bats by hand. Most of the time, I would say up to 99% of the time, we perform what is called a bat exclusion.
This is a method of bat removal that allows the bats to fly naturally out of their roost in your ho[...]
Rabies symptoms are something we get a lot of questions about at Get Bats Out. As a nationwide bat removal company, rabies are often top of mind for our clients struggling with a bat infestation.
Finding a bat in your home in the middle of the [...]
Bat removal in Phoenix, Arizona has always been an interesting place for us. Since we are nationwide and have technicians all over the US, we have a good pulse on bat trends from all over the place.
There are an impressive 28 species of bats th[...]
I’ve lived in Idaho all my life. As a kid who grew up in the country it was not uncommon for us to find a bat in the house occasionally.
While my mother would panic and run around the house shrieking like a banshee, my dad would calmly pu[...]
Rabies in Georgia is a much larger problem than many people realize.
Recently, a family of five in Johns Creek were potentially exposed to rabies. Unfortunately, once they caught the bat flying around their home in the middle of the day, they t[...]
In the bat world we are very familiar with the fact that in the Mississippi River Valley Histoplasmosis is very common. However, many people who have lived here all their lives have no idea what it is or how people get it. Even members of the[...]
We have received a lot of questions at Get Bats Out after the discovery of a rabid bat in Columbus, Indiana late last week. We thought this was a good opportunity to talk about contact with a rabid bat, what to do if you have contact, and what [...]