Bugs in my lawn.. - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by tomwashingto
April 27, 2008
I live in Sarasota, Florida and my dogs are inside dogs, but when they go outside they get bit. What can I put down on the lawn to get rid of these bitting bugs. One of my dogs likes to eat grass even when she is not sick. Will it harm her?


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Answer from NGA
April 27, 2008

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Without knowing what insect pest you're dealing with, I'm at a loss to recommend a control measure. It's especially important to use the right control when you have pets. Try to capture a few of these pesky bugs so they can be identified (either at your local cooperative extension office, Master Gardener Clinic, or even at a well staffed nursery. Once you know what you're dealing with, I'm sure you'll have several options for control.

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