Wildlife Control & Removal
Wild Animal Removal
Safe, humane removal of nuisance wildlife and pests from your home and property.
Animal Infestation Prevention
Reliable prevention from future animal intrusions in your home.
Animal Damage Repairs
Professional and permanent repairs to entry points, insulation, and damage from animal urine or feces.
Common Pest & Wildlife Problems in Sacramento, CA
Do You Have Skunks in Your Yard?
Skunks can be problem for homeowners because they will dig up yards, burrow under houses, carry diseases, and spray a noxious odor. Skunks can carry canine hepatitis, intestinal roundworm, and rabies. The spray can cause skin irritation, temporary blindness and under the right conditions be detected up to a mile away.
Because of the city's warm climate, striped and spotted skunks thrive in Sacramento, CA. Skunks dig in yards hunting for grubs and insects and burrow under homes to den. Once a skunk has created a den, the removal process becomes more involved.
How to Identify a Skunk
Skunks are generally quiet, but they do growl, squeal, hiss, and stomp. Skunks have five toes on each foot and claws that extend from each toe. Aside from seeing a skunk, the skunk spray is the most identifiable feature.
These pests disturb residents when they den under homes or sheds. Skunks also tear up lawns by digging holes and shredding grass while hunting for grubs and insects.
Rats in Sacramento
Rats carry disease, hosts fleas, and contaminate and destroy your home. One or two rat traps will not control your rat problem. The key is to control the rat population, not an individual rat. Professional rat removal and exclusion services ensure the rat population in your home is controlled.
Typically, brown or black, rats make a combination of squeaking, hissing, and chattering sounds. Skilled jumpers, climbers, and swimmers, rats tend to infest attics, basements, and in between walls.
Types of Rats in Sacramento
These pests are used to living near people and pay nightly visits to Sacramento lawns. Garbage cans, vegetable gardens, and other food sources can attract an opossum to a yard. In California, they have two mating seasons every year and den beneath porches and sheds to raise their young.
Opossums in Sacramento carry diseases that spread through their feces or saliva. In addition, they host parasites like fleas and ticks that often transfer to pets. While they are not aggressive, opossums may attack cats as well as dogs in self-defense.
Squirrels in the City
Mother squirrels seeking shelter in Sacramento, CA, frequently end up in homes. They gain access to attics by using holes in vents, soffits, and roofing as entryways. Indoors, a squirrel creates trouble by gnawing on beams, chewing through electrical wire, and leaving behind feces and urine. While docile,
Protected by the Endangered Species Act and the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, removal bat colonies is not as simple as setting a trap.
Bat colonies tend to return to the same roosting spots each year. This can be an issue for Sacramento residents with the pests in their trees or attic. Although bats provide insect control, they can also lead to health concerns. In California, most cases of rabies occur in bats.
While raccoons in California rarely carry rabies, local pests can transmit raccoon roundworm in their feces. Avoid piles of the pests' scat, which often collect around trees, patios, attics, and garages. Proper safety gear and disinfecting are vital to avoid spreading the parasite's eggs to people and pets.
COMMON WILDLIFE ISSUES IN THIS LOCATION
- Animal Damage
- Animal Droppings
- Animal Noises
- Animal Odor Removal
- Animal Tracks in Yard
- Animals on the Roof
- Animals Under Homes & Porches
- Bats in Homes
- Bats in the Attic
- Carcass Removal from Homes
- Chimney Repairs
- Dead Animal Removal
- Humane Animal Trapping
- Mice in Walls & Attics
- Raccoon Trapping
- Raccoons in Attic
- Rats in Walls & Attics
- Seal Animal Entry Points in Homes
- Skunk Control
- Skunk Trapping
- Skunks Under Heating Units
- Squirrel Trapping
- Squirrels in Attics
- Squirrels in Homes
- Venomous Snake Removal
- House Finches
- Norway Rats
- Pack Rats
- Prairie Dog
- Roof Rats
- Wild Hogs
Serving the following locations:
By County: El Dorado County, Placer County, Sacramento County
- Cameron Park
El Dorado Hills
For Wildlife Control Near You, Call: (916) 755-6016