If you have a problem with wildlife in your Camarillo home, your best option is to hire a company that specializes in California wildlife removal only. This is a specialty business, and regular pest control companies do not use the proper techniques to solve animal problems. I have spent many years reviewing California and Camarillo, and I recommend the following:
NOTE: If you have a dog or cat problem, call Ventura County Animal Services: (805) 388-4341
Wildlife Removal Oxnard specializes primarily in removing animals from attics of homes and buildings - this includes squirrels in attics, raccoons, and rats or mice in homes. California also has a documented problem with
bats in buildings, and Wildlife Removal Oxnard is specially trained in bat removal. They also perform general wildlife trapping services, such as the capture and removal of skunks or opossums on the
property. Call 805-624-5646 to discuss your critter problem and schedule a same-day or next-day appointment. Click here to learn more about what prices we charge in 2020.
When hiring a company to solve your wild animal problem, you want these features:
Wildlife Removal Oxnard is a full-service Camarillo wildlife removal company. This is very different from a regular Camarillo pest control company. The pest control companies spray poison to kill insects. This is not at all
similar to wildlife removal. Wildlife Removal Oxnard performs a full inspection of the home or property, and determines why the animal(s) are there, and if inside a building, how the animals got inside. All
animals (including rodents) are trapped and removed, or if possible, removed from the building using special exclusion devices. Once the animals are gone, preventative repairs are essential, and
cleanup is sometimes recommended.
Camarillo wildlife trapping - it's not as simple as it may seem. It's illegal in California to trap without a license. Trap type is very important and there are many different types, bait is somewhat relevant, trap placement is vital, and there are dozens of small things that are very important to know. Safety is a concern. Then once the animal is trapped, it must be removed and dealt with in the proper manner according to California law. We offer Camarillo raccoon removal. Read more about how to get rid of raccoons.
Animals in attics - this is our specialty at Wildlife Removal Oxnard. Many types of animals like to live in attics. This includes squirrels, raccoons, rats, mice, bats, birds, and even possums. Critters like to go into attics for a safe place to live and raise their young. Removing animals from attics is very complex work, partly because of the presence of baby animals. If you need Camarillo squirrel removal, we can remove all the squirrels from your attic, and seal out any future ones. Read more about how to get rid of squirrels.
Rodent control must be done in a very specific way. First off, the most important thing is that all the openings that rats and mice can use to enter a house be sealed. Then all the rodents must be physically trapped and removed. Never, ever use poison! Most Camarillo exterminators will just use this lazy poison technique to kill rodents, and it causes more harm than good - dead stinky rats, and it doesn't solve the problem. Call us for correct Camarillo rat removal. Read more about how to get rid of rats.
Bat removal is a highly specialized task. California is known to have colonizing bats who often live in buildings. Bats love attics. If not removed, the colony can grow to a very large size over the years. The bat droppings are often corrosive and cause health risks. The same goes for bird droppings on or in buildings. We perform Camarillo pigeon removal and bird control. But our specialty is Camarillo bat removal. We remove 100% of the bat colony and seal the building so that it's totally bat-proof. Read more about how to get rid of bats.
If you have animals inside a house, no job is complete without proper exclusion repairs. If you simply hire a Camarillo trapper who only removes the critters, then the problem will return. You need to hire a Camarillo wildlife control company that identifies 100% of the animal entry points into your building, and seals them shut with professional repairs. In addition, in many cases animals have left waste or contamination behind, and you'll want a company that can provide professional cleaning services. Wildlife Removal Oxnard does both.
The above are just some of the services offered by Wildlife Removal Oxnard. We also trap and remove animals that destroy lawns, such as moles, or digging animals. Sometimes animals like opossums will live under buildings, steal pet food, raid garbage cans, etc. Read about how to get rid of opossums. Skunks commonly live under sheds or decks, and set up a den. We can trap and remove them without them spraying. Read about how to get rid of skunks. Wildlife Removal Oxnard also provides dead animal removal in Camarillo. If you need help with any other wildlife conflict, from a fox, beaver, groundhog, or any other critter, we can solve it. We also do Camarillo snake removal - most of the snakes in California are not venomous, but call us if you want safe removal, or read about how to get rid of snakes in Camarillo. And remember, we are a private business, not Ventura County Animal Control Services, so if you have a dog or cat problem, call the County at (805) 388-4341. Ventura County animal services does not handle any wildlife issues.
Every wildlife removal situation is different, from the species of animals involved, the location of the animal inside a house or outside, the extent of repairs or cleanup, etc. It's impossible to give one-size-fits-all prices. Examples MIGHT include:
Small Job: For example, a one-stop job to remove an animal in the yard: $100 on up
Medium Job: For example, getting critters out of your house with minor repairs: $300 on up
Large Job: For example, a project involving many service trips and complex work: $500 on up
Give us a phone call now and tell us about your wildlife issue and we will be able to give you a price estimate over the phone. If you're cool with it, we can schedule a same-day or next-day appointment if you like. Our prices are fair, and a good value because we do the job right, the first time.
Camarillo Wildlife Tip #1:
Is it legal for me to trap a groundhog?
Trapping a groundhog in an effort to rid it from your property due to the destruction and damage it has caused is not illegal in any way. Therefore, you will not need any permit whatsoever to do this. However, despite the destruction, it is highly recommended to use the most humane methods to capture them, the best of all being the live groundhog trap.
Step by step guide to trapping a groundhog
1. Trap selection
This mainly is done in terms of size. With a one or two door model to choose from, select the one with an average size of about 32 to 42 inches so as to allow the groundhog to enter the trap wholly.
Being the most favoured by professionals due to better bait protection, the one door model is much easier to use in the case of a big-bodied groundhog. As for the two door model, it can be set with one or both doors, and it will give high visibility to the trapped groundhog, which will calm them. They also record a high catch rate.
2. Trap Placement
If you find the groundhog's burrow, then this is the best pace to catch it. Place the trap about 5 to 10 feet from the entry hole. Chances are you will succeed since they do not go far away from their homes.
Otherwise, set the trap around the area that indicates the most groundhog activity, be it where they travel along frequently or where there is the most property damage. Either way, the trap should always be on an even, level ground surface for stability purposes.
3. Trap Camouflage
The main aim of doing this is to make it not so obvious to the groundhogs that you are trying to catch them. These animals are not dumb. They get wary of any unnatural items, so they may be reluctant to just enter strange places that are uninviting. Placing the trap in hidden places such as within twigs, brushes, branches, leaves, dirt or grass will give the trap a conditioned look and will highly reduce the doubt that it is a trap.
4. Trap Baiting
Well, if you do not bait the catch, then no groundhog will come anywhere close to it. Use bait that the groundhog cannot resist like cantaloupe or any produce that the groundhog can steal from the garden, ranging from fruits to vegetables. Bait placement is also crucial in determining the success of the trap.
5. Trap Setting
Set the trap plus keep checking it often to see if the groundhog has been captured in order to prevent its injury or even escape after being caught.
Camarillo Wildlife Tip #2:
California Wildlife Information:
California State bird: California quail
State mammal: California grizzly bear and the grey whale
State reptile: Desert tortoise
State fish: Golden trout and Garibaldi
State insect: California dogface butterfly
California is home to the infamous redwood tree, a plant so large it could easily accommodate a road through the center of it. These trees make up one of the most spectacular national forests in the United States and provide shelter to thousands of different animal species. Like smaller forests around the country, the redwoods house raccoons, squirrels, porcupines, and rabbits. Prey and predator animals abound, and California has its fair share of grizzly bear sightings.
All of these animals can become potential pests for homeowners living on the fringes of such a massive nature preserve. Rural residents are accustomed to securing garbage cans and basements to prevent a curious skunk or gopher from moving in. But forest animals aren't the only creatures known to cause trouble in this coastal state. California has to do daily battle with marine and semiaquatic life.
While shy and often unapproachable, sea lions and seals are abundant on the beaches. These animals draw to them gulls by the hundreds, and the resulting piles of droppings are not what most tourists head to the beach to see. Restaurants also have issues with the bold and pesky seagulls. Special netting and bird spikes are the only practical way to keep diners free of bird poop without chasing away patrons.
California isn't just about being warm. While this state has steady, mild temperatures for most of the months of the year, there are high elevations which see frigid temperatures and persisting snow. Such a variable climate makes the state a perfect location for a diverse population of animals. Not only can creatures like coyotes and bears survive in the colder regions, salamanders and frogs abound in the areas where sun and warm are the norm.
As a tourist state, California has a large population, and such a significant amount of people means eventually having human-wildlife conflicts. The most common critters that have to be removed from California homes are raccoons, bats, pigeons, skunks, and a variety of birds including woodpeckers, swallows, and seagulls. Honeybees are also an issue for homeowners in California. If you think it's difficult to button up a home
You can always call Wildlife Removal Oxnard, any time of day, at 805-624-5646, for a price quote for Camarillo wildlife control services. I am confident that this is the best choice amongst wildlife removal companies in Camarillo, CA.