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Wildlife Education - A Directory of Qualified Wildlife Removal Professionals

Wildlife Animal Control

My name is David, and I am a nuisance wildlife removal expert. This website is a resource to help educate people about wild animals, and some of the problems that wildlife can cause. This website contains many guides to help you solve your critter problem.  I have also written several information articles about the most common nuisance wildlife species, just click your animal.

Wildlife removal is not easy. It is also fraught with health and safety risks. Most wildlife control situations are significantly more complex than they may seem. It is also illegal in most US states for non-licensed persons to trap or relocate wild animals. In, not all, but many cases, critter removal is not a do-it-yourself job.

HUMANE HINTS: Sometimes you don't need to remove wildlife at all! When possible, use exclusion, rather than trapping, techniques. Always be aware that an animal in your attic likely has a nest of babies inside. NEVER attempt to poison a mammal. Set traps in shade, and never leave an animal in a trap for more than a few hours. If you are uneducated, please enlist the help of a professional.

If you wish to hire professional help, I have complied a directory of expert wildlife removal specialists, covering over 500 different US cities and towns. I have spent significant time talking to these companies, and have even directly trained many of them, and believe that the companies in this directory are superior to most of the companies you may find in your own search. Just click your state on the below map, and you will find a good wildlife expert in your area. Updated weekly, current 2017.

If you have any additional questions about your wildlife problem, feel free to email me, or go ahead and click the above map, and talk to the person I have listed in your city or town. They will surely be able to answer your wildlife questions, and if you wish, they can give you a price quote and quickly solve your problem - usually same-day or next-day.

I have personally trained many of the operators on this list. However, since I do list companies in over 500 US cities and towns, I of course did not train them all. However, I have spoken with all of them, and I do know that they are all dedicated wildlife control specialists, not big-name pest control companies. I have listed them for many years, and have not heard any complaints about their services - but I certainly have heard many compliments! However, if you should ever have a bad experience with any of the wildlife operators that I recommend, let me know, so that I can talk to them and perhaps revise my listings to someone better. Just give them a call, talk to them, and see for yourself.

This month's featured wildlife removal education article: How to Keep Foxes Away From Your Property

Foxes are very dangerous animals since they can attack your pets and also kill poultry. There are very many ways that you can use to keep foxes out of your property. What are some of these reasons?

Use of water jets

Water jets sprinkle a rain of water on anything within their proximity. They should be installed strategically to ensure that they water any animal that comes near your property. You should note that water jets can destroy some of your properties like wooden structures and electronics and so should be kept away from these things. This limits the effectiveness of water jets to gardens and farms or open fields.

Use of sound repellants

Sound repellants are an easy way to prevent foxes from venturing into your garden. Just ensure that the sound is not too loud to disturb your family or your neighbors. In addition, you cannot keep the sound running all day as you risk irritating other people and this means that you must invest in a machine that is activated by motion. This means that the loud sound will only be produced when a fox passes by.

Use of spikes

This is the oldest for defense against animals. Just buy animal spikes from your local hardware store and then install them. The spikes should be sharp so that they can pierce the foxes and dissuade them from trying to venture further into your garden. You can buy positional spikes to be placed on entry points only, or you can buy a spiked fence. The spiked fence is obviously more costly but offers more protection from foxes.

Use of snap-traps

These are traps that snap at the slightest touch. They can be a good weapon against foxes since they injure any fox that touches them. They are placed on the ground and concealed from sight. The traps should be appropriately used to avoid harming of pets and other people. You should also remember that some of these traps can kill an animal and this makes them dangerous since they can injure you if you mishandle them.

Use of ultrasonic equipment

This equipment produces a special kind of noise that can only be heard by the target animals. Humans cannot hear the sound produced, but it is very irritating to foxes and other animals. These devices are motion activated and have a battery of their own that can last for half a year. The devices are safe and easy to install. However, they may be costly and can be destroyed by hash weather conditions like heavy rains.

Read more about How to Keep Foxes Away From Your Property here.

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