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Professional Wildlife Removal Company Servicing Rancho Cordova, CA

Rancho Cordova Wildlife Animal Control

If you are having a problem with wildlife in your Rancho Cordova 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 Rancho Cordova, and I recommend the following:

Official Pest Prevention
Cell Phone: 916-953-5379

NOTE: If you have a dog or cat problem, call Sacramento County Animal Services: (916) 851-8852



Official Pest Prevention 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 Official Pest Prevention 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 916-953-5379 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 Sacramento 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


Official Pest Prevention is a full-service Rancho Cordova wildlife removal company. This is very different from a regular Rancho Cordova pest control company. The pest control companies spray poison to kill insects. This is not at all similar to wildlife removal. Official Pest Prevention 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.

  Rancho Cordova 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 Rancho Cordova raccoon removal. Read more about how to get rid of raccoons.
  Animals in attics - this is our specialty at Official Pest Prevention. 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 Rancho Cordova 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 Rancho Cordova 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 Rancho Cordova 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 Rancho Cordova pigeon removal and bird control. But our specialty is Rancho Cordova 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 Rancho Cordova trapper who only removes the critters, then the problem will return. You need to hire a Rancho Cordova 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. Official Pest Prevention does both.
The above are just some of the services offered by Official Pest Prevention. 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. Official Pest Prevention also provides dead animal removal in Rancho Cordova. 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 Rancho Cordova 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 Rancho Cordova. And remember, we are a private business, not Sacramento County Animal Control Services, so if you have a dog or cat problem, call the County at (916) 851-8852. Sacramento County animal services does not handle any wildlife issues.

Official Pest Prevention
Cell Phone: 916-953-5379

Rancho Cordova Wildlife Tip #1:
Common Snakes Of Virginia

Virginia is the place of plenty of forests, mountains, plateaus and other habitats which are perfect for snakes to reside. The farmlands, valleys and vegetation makes the state rich in snake species. Out of a huge variety of snakes found in the state of Virginia, only three species are venomous.

List Of Common Snakes Found In Virginia

Non-venomous

Eastern Garter Snake- a medium-sized snake that is usually found in yards and thus, it sometimes called as garden snake.
Rat Snake- a slightly large snake with corn snake, a docile creature, as one of its member.
Northern Black Racer- a dark coloured snake with comparatively large eyes resembling rat snake.
Northern Water Snake- a harmless but appearing to be dangerous snake with various sub-species.
Eastern Hognose- a snake having upturned nose for digging its prey such as toads and frogs. The snake is harmless but represents itself as a dangerous one.
Ring-necked Snake- a secretive and nocturnal snake having two sub-species which are Northern Ring-necked snake and Southern Ring-necked snake.
Northern Brown Snake- a grey or brown coloured snake with small body length. It is mostly found in yards as its preferable food include toads and frogs.
Northern Scarlet Snake- a small snake that is found in the state of Virginia especially in the vegetation.
Eastern Wormsnake- a snake most probably found underground and comes out at times, wetlands and woodlands being the most preferable habitat for it.
Mole Kingsnake- a snake which looks like a corn snake and as corn snake, is kept as a pet. As compared with a corn snake, Kingsnake is less humble and docile.

Venomous

There are only three species which can be considered as a thread to human kind since they carry venom which is highly toxic. The venomous snakes found in Virginia are Eastern Cottonmouth, Northern Copperhead and Timber Rattlesnake.

Rancho Cordova 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 Official Pest Prevention, any time of day, at 916-953-5379, for a price quote for Rancho Cordova wildlife control services. I am confident that this is the best choice amongst wildlife removal companies in Rancho Cordova, CA.

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