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Professional Wildlife Removal Company Servicing Honesdale, PA

Honesdale Wildlife Animal Control

If you are having a problem with wildlife in your Honesdale home, your best option is to hire a company that specializes in Pennsylvania 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 Honesdale, and I recommend the following:

Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control
Cell Phone: 570-240-4883

NOTE: If you have a dog or cat problem, call Wayne County Animal Services: (570) 253-4037



Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control specializes primarily in removing animals from attics of homes and buildings - this includes squirrels in attics, raccoons, and rats or mice in homes. Pennsylvania also has a documented problem with bats in buildings, and Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control 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 570-240-4883 to discuss your critter problem and schedule a same-day or next-day appointment.

When hiring a company to solve your wild animal problem, you want these features:
    - Specializes in wildlife removal, not pest control
    - Fully Pennsylvania and Wayne County licensed and insured
    - Works 7 days per week (critters don't take weekends off)
    - Performs full building inspections: enters and inspects attic
    - Performs exclusion repairs, with guarantee against animal re-entry
    - Offers cleanup of biohazardous wildlife waste


Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control is a full-service Honesdale wildlife removal company. This is very different from a regular Honesdale pest control company. The pest control companies spray poison to kill insects. This is not at all similar to wildlife removal. Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control 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.

  Honesdale wildlife trapping - it's not as simple as it may seem. It's illegal in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania law. We offer Honesdale raccoon removal. Read more about how to get rid of raccoons.
  Animals in attics - this is our specialty at Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control. 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 Honesdale 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 Honesdale 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 Honesdale rat removal. Read more about how to get rid of rats.
  Bat removal is a highly specialized task. Pennsylvania 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 Honesdale pigeon removal and bird control. But our specialty is Honesdale 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 Honesdale trapper who only removes the critters, then the problem will return. You need to hire a Honesdale 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. Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control does both.
The above are just some of the services offered by Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control. 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. Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control also provides dead animal removal in Honesdale. 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 Honesdale snake removal - most of the snakes in Pennsylvania are not venomous, but call us if you want safe removal, or read about how to get rid of snakes in Honesdale. And remember, we are a private business, not Wayne County Animal Control Services, so if you have a dog or cat problem, call the County at (570) 253-4037. Wayne County animal services does not handle any wildlife issues.

Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control
Cell Phone: 570-240-4883

Honesdale Wildlife Tip #1:
How To Use A One-Way Funnel To Get Squirrels Out Of A Building?

Squirrels could leave your home messy as they love to gnaw. You need to trap and relocate them to drive them away from your home. The internet is flooded with different methods which can help to entrap them. But the most effective way to do so is to use a one-way funnel to get rid of the squirrels occupying your attic, chimneys, walls and ceiling. This is the known to be a safe way to remove the squirrels from your home and many professional animals removing companies use this method. Let us take you through step by step guide by which you make use of this funnel method.

Place the One way funnel right on the hole to trap the squirrel

This trap is a very simple one and you don't need to have any technical skills to set this trap. All you need to do is locate the entry and exit points of the squirrel into your home, now place the funnel exactly on top of the hole. This will make move straight out of your home without them knowing that they are going right out of your home. No matter where the squirrels are staying the attic, chimney ceiling or wall you can effectively use this way to funnel them out.

Easy to make the funnel

The materials required to make a one-way funnel are easily available in the market or at your home. The funnel is made of metal mesh with wings or flanges designed on one of its end so that it can hold on to the place where it is set. Additionally there is a torsion-spring attached that leads the one-way funnel to cage trap outside your house. The one-way funnel is the best possible way to get rid of squirrels at home, without harming them.

Why do you need one-way funnel?

You might have other animals as pets at home which is why using a one-way funnel is the safest way by which you can ensure trapping only squirrels without harming any other animals around. As the funnel is connected directly to the hole where the squirrels are residing it increases your chance of trapping them easily.

Take the help of an expert

Although preparing a funnel is pretty simple but if you find yourself struggling to prepare one you can always hire an expert to do the job. You have many animal control experts waiting to extend help. You can find their numbers on the internet.

Now that you know that trapping a squirrel is so easy, all you need to do now is gear up with the one-way funnel and make your home a squirrel free one.

Honesdale Wildlife Tip #2:


Pennsylvania Wildlife Information:

Pennsylvania State bird: Ruffed grouse
State mammal: White-tailed deer
tate insect: 7-spotted ladybug, Pennsylvania firefly
State fish: Brook trout

You can find a variety of landscapes in Pennsylvania, though the majority of the state is covered in forest. Pennsylvania has a fair amount of flat land and a fair amount of mountainous land. No matter where you go, you are bound to run into wildlife. Warm-loving animals will not be so inclined to live in this state, though the southern region has more mild temperatures than the mountainous north. Because of the slight temperature difference, snakes and amphibians are more populous in the south. Rattlesnakes, one of the venomous snakes in the state, are only found in the lower aspect of Pennsylvania. Smaller snakes, like the garter snake, make their home just about anywhere they can find.

Reptiles aren't the only critters that like Pennsylvania. The state has hundreds of sheltered ponds and lakes, and this promotes a healthy population of beavers, otters, and muskrats. Other semi-aquatic animals include the snapping turtle and the common water snake.

Of predators, Pennsylvania has only two large mammalian carnivores. The black bear and coyote are at the top of the food chain in this state, though there have been numerous sightings of mountain lions over the last decade. The state's Department of Fish and Game adamantly dismisses the rumors, and has been able to disprove most of the sightings. Still, many residents feel there is a breeding population of the large cats somewhere in the state. Black bear, though destructive when they find a bird feeder or an open garbage can, are not seen as commonly as coyotes. There has been a large increase in the coyote population; likely due to almost no predation and ample supply of white-tailed deer and other small game. Because of the abundance of wildlife, coyotes are usually only problematic if they are in an urban area. In this setting, the canines can become bold and dangerous, threatening house pets and small children.

Still, the most popular home invaders in Pennsylvania are of a much smaller size. Raccoons and squirrels are always on the hunt for an empty attic, and rats and mice will take any opportunity to sneak into a home. Woodchucks are just as common and irritating; the stout creatures quickly moving in under unprotected decks and patios.

If homeowners are really unlucky, they will forget to secure their pet door at night and will wake up to find a porcupine has entered the house looking for cat food.

You can always call Fur and Feathers Wildlife Control, any time of day, at 570-240-4883, for a price quote for Honesdale wildlife control services. I am confident that this is the best choice amongst wildlife removal companies in Honesdale, PA.

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