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Fox Pest Control’s Wildlife Removal Service

The uneasiness you feel when you find small pests on your property only increases when you see an actual wild animal. These animals are hard to get rid of on your own, and the thought of removing one yourself leaves so many unanswered questions: Will it bite me? Does it carry diseases? Is there something I legally need to do when removing wildlife from my property? In most cases, proper wildlife handling requires tags from the state. Make it easy on yourself, and contact the professionals. Here at Fox Pest Control, we work hard to keep you safe and informed.

Signs of a Wildlife Infestation

You might already know for sure that you have a wildlife problem. But here are a couple of the most common signs of a wildlife problem in . 

  • Sightings. Sightings of many types of wildlife pests are rare, since raccoons, gophers, groundhogs, and bats can be extremely elusive. 
  • Sounds at Night. Some types of wildlife aren’t particular about the noise they make at night. Bats, raccoons, squirrels, and other nocturnal animals can be especially noisy.
  • Damage. Raccoons, squirrels, gophers, groundhogs, and other pests are capable of ripping up siding or roof tiles, open up and worsen foundation cracks, destroy vegetable gardens, gnaw wood, and other damage.

Things You Need to Know About General Wildlife Control:

  • Wildlife Control is a specialized service surrounded by legalities and protections. In fact, each state has unique handling requirements. 
  • In each scenario, the safety of the animal and people involved is the top priority. 
  • While animals on your property might not seem like a problem at first, they can cause serious damage in a short amount of time.
    • Raccoons have been known to tear up grass, eat garden crops and rip tiles off roofs.
    • Squirrels, though cute, also have destructive tendencies when interacting with property. They can chew electric cables, shred insulation and wood in the attic, and be incredibly noisy.  
    • Bats can spread hazardous diseases like histoplasmosis and rabies.

Examples of wildlife that Fox Pest Control technicians are trained to capture include:

Helpful Wildlife Prevention Tips:

  • Clean up yard debris
  • Remove food sources such as bird feeders, open trash cans, and pet food storage

Wildlife Control FAQ

Why do I need Fox Wildlife Removal Services?

Fox Wildlife Removal Services will help reduce the risk of the problems wildlife cause or spread

What problems /risks do wildlife cause?

  • When wild animals come onto property, they can:
    • Spread Disease: 
      • Parasites like ticks, fleas, roundworms
      • Tularemia
      • Salmonella 
      • Hantavirus
      • Leptospirosis
      • Rabies
      • Plague
    • Contaminate Food
      • When a wild animal or rodent accesses your food, the food is considered contaminated and is unfit for human consumption.
    • Damage Property
      • Worsen/widen foundation cracks
      • Dig into, rip, chew, or tear house siding (including metal siding)
      • Gnaw holes into walls 
      • Damage roof tiles
      • Chew electrical wires
      • Damage plants and landscaping, including crops and gardens*
    • Invade Homes, including vulnerable spaces like:
      • Attics
      • Gables
      • Chimneys
      • Crawl spaces
    • Leave droppings and urine
      • When droppings and urine accumulate, the risk of disease and pest infestation increases dramatically.
      • Urine can also invite mold, wood damage, and other complications

Why should I call Fox for Wildlife Control Services instead of State Animal Control?

Animal Control: In many states, animal control doesn’t get rid of wildlife from your property. Government-run animal control usually deals with pets and their behavior, like cats and dogs.

Fox Wildlife Control Services can remove wild animals from your property and reduce the risks they pose, like spreading disease to you or your family. Can also be paired with Fox Premiere Exclusion Services to keep them out for good

How do Fox Wildlife Control Services work?

Our trained inspector will perform an inspection of your home and property.

Based on their findings, they create a treatment plan specifically tailored to you.

The wildlife professional may use a variety of methods — no two situations are the same.

Does Fox use traps to kill the animals?

None of our traps are designed to kill animals. All our wildlife control services focus on methods that are safe for the animals. None of our traps will harm the animals in any way. Every animal that we catch is caught humanely and treated with care and respect. 

Each state enforces specific handling requirements depending on the animal in question. We follow all regulations and handling procedures as required by law.

What do you do with the animals after you catch them?

We always handle each animal with caution and care. Each state has specific handling requirements after an animal is captured. We follow all handling procedures as required by state law.

Is it legal for me to trap wild animals by myself?

Each state has specific laws regarding animal trapping. If you’re hoping to avoid problems that wild animals are causing on your property, Fox’s Wildlife Removal Services are a way to remove the animals without the risk of hurting you, the animal, or your pets.

What to do: 

  • If you notice signs of wildlife, call Fox Pest Control
  • Our inspector will assess your situation and provide a thorough treatment plan.
  • Our trained wildlife specialist will help rid your home of destructive wildlife.
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