If you are having a problem with wildlife in your Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, and I recommend the following:
All Star Animal Trapping
Cell Phone: 310-421-4434
NOTE: If you have a dog or cat problem, call Los Angeles County Animal Services: 310-523-9566
All Star Animal Trapping 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 All Star Animal Trapping 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 310-421-4434
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 California and Los Angeles 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
All Star Animal Trapping is a full-service Los Angeles wildlife removal company. This is very different from a regular Los Angeles pest control company. The pest control companies spray poison to kill insects. This is not at all
similar to wildlife removal. All Star Animal Trapping 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.
Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles raccoon removal. Read more about how to get rid of raccoons.
Animals in attics - this is our specialty at All Star Animal Trapping. 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles pigeon removal and bird control. But our specialty is Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles trapper who only removes the critters, then the problem will return. You need to hire a Los Angeles 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. All Star Animal Trapping does both.
The above are just some of the services offered by All Star Animal Trapping. 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
. All Star Animal Trapping
also provides dead animal removal in Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles. And remember, we are a private business, not Los Angeles County Animal Control Services, so if you have a dog or cat problem, call the County at 310-523-9566.
Los Angeles County animal services does not handle any wildlife issues.
All Star Animal Trapping
Cell Phone: 310-421-4434
We service all of Los Angeles County California, including downtown, Long Beach, Glendale, Santa Clarita, Lancaster, Palmdale, Pomona, Torrance, Pasadena, El Monte, Downey, Inglewood, West Covina, Norwalk, Burbank, Compton, South Gate, Carson, Santa Monica, Whittier, Hawthorne, Alhambra, Lakewood, Bellflower, Baldwin Park, Lynwood, Redondo Beach, Pico Rivera, Montebello, Monterey Park, Gardena, Huntington Park, Arcadia, Diamond Bar, Paramount, Rosemead, Glendora, Cerritos, La Mirada, Covina, Azusa, Bell Gardens, Rancho Palos Verdes, La Puente, San Gabriel, Culver City, Monrovia, Temple City, Bell, Manhattan Beach, Claremont, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, San Dimas, Lawndale, La Verne, Walnut, Maywood, South Pasadena, Cudahy, San Fernando, Calabasas, Duarte, Agoura Hills, Lomita, La Canada Flintridge, South El Monte, Hermosa Beach, El Segundo, Artesia, Santa Fe Springs, Hawaiian Gardens, Palos Verdes Estates, San Marino, Commerce, Malibu, Signal Hill, Sierra Madre, Westlake Village, Rolling Hills Estates, La Habra Heights, Avalon, and more.
Los Angeles Wildlife Tip #1:
What to do when there is a skunk in your garbage at night - Skunks are not ferocious creatures, and chances are, if you discover one in your trash at night you can just flip on your lights and the critter will flee. What's most important about finding a skunk in your garbage is that you've been given an effective warning about your trash protocols. While a lot of people like to put their trash out the night before, you should always put it in cans with lids. This will hold in any tempting odors. Putting bags out to the curb is just inviting wild animals. Proper garbage care is one of the vital steps to keeping skunks away. In addition to keeping your garbage inside until the day of pick-up, you should be very aware about any vegetable gardens or compost piles in your yard. Any time you have edible items outside, skunks will be tempted to come investigate. Another big no-no is leaving out pet food. Skunks love meat-based items, and that's one of the main ingredients in dog and cat kibble.
Los Angeles Wildlife Tip #2:
Trapping Wild animals Tips - One of the first things to do when trying to trap an wild animal is to examine the area where it is causing the problem and to see where it is most active and whether there is one point that it is using repeatedly. If there is a weak point in the fence where it is getting through or a hole that it is going in and out of, this is often a good place to locate the trap. It is also frequently possible to look at signs in the soil itself to choose where to place the trap, as wild animals do have large claws that leave significant tracks in the dirt. As well as the importance of the location of the trap, another thing that can help catch the wild animal successfully is to use wooden boards or wire mesh to help guide the wild animal into the trap. Some wild animals that have become cage shy will often avoid these unless there is no option but to go into the trap. Bait can also be very helpful for those who are trying to catch an wild animal, with worms and maggots being attractive to wild animals, along with spoiled meat and fruit also being quite successful.
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 All Star Animal Trapping, any time of day, at 310-421-4434, for a price quote for Los Angeles wildlife control services. I am confident that this is the best choice amongst wildlife removal companies in Los Angeles, CA.