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Opossums Have a Bad Rap: Give them a Break!

Isn’t it time people started viewing opossums differently? Honestly speaking, very few other creatures of the animal planet have a bad cred like opossums. The almost intrinsic hatred people have for these animals must have something to do with their beady eyes and their rat-like tails. These creatures aren’t as diabolical as many paint them to be. Read on and get vital insights on why you need to collaborate with El Monte animal control experts when faced with an opossum problem.

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The Dangers of Removing a Dead Animal On Your Own

Finding a dead animal inside of your house or on your property can be a jarring experience. Dead animals emit odors, attract insects, and can crawl into small nooks and crannies within your home. Where you live has a lot to do with your animal contact. For instance, those in Huntington Park, California, probably have Huntington Park Animal Control as one of their speed dials due to the number of rodents, raccoons, snakes, and opossums, while some areas with colder climates like Minnesota may have far less contact with rodents and opossums.

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How to Keep Your Pets Safe from Wild Animals This Summer

Living in LA, it can be easy to forget that California is one of the most ecologically diverse landscapes in the United States, if not the world. Across the beaches and mountains, the forests and deserts, 47 percent of mammal species living in the US can be found in California. And while you may not regularly see coyotes running down the 5, they still call LA County home — and sightings have been on the rise.  If you have a pet, there are simple steps you can take to keep them safe from their wild relatives — starting with removing anything tempting, such as food, and knowing that your local Montebello animal control department is just a phone call away.

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Encountering Wildlife Safely

Encountering wildlife is a potentially exciting part of everyday life. Whether you live in the city or country, there are always animals large and small. If you enjoy hiking and other outdoor activities, perhaps you hope to see wildlife on your next adventure. If you are an urban dweller, perhaps the baby raccoons that invaded your attic are the last thing you want to see. However, animal control in Los Angeles is the easiest way to cope with such problems.

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Why You Shouldn’t Handle a Skunk Yourself

If you have discovered a family of skunks living on your property, you may think you can handle them yourself. It may seem easy to remove a skunk by yourself, but if you have a family of them living on your property, it’s a good idea to leave the skunk removal to the professionals.

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Noises in the Attic? Find Out What The Commotion is All About

Squirrel on lawns

Do you hear noises such as thumping, scratching, scurrying and scampering in your attic? Chances are that some animals have taken residence in your attic. Attic spaces often present a dry and warm place where wildlife can find shelter. Animals can access the attic through the gaps that are common along the roof line. Engaging the services of animal control Van Nuys, Long Beach, and other surrounding Los Angeles cities will help you establish the best way to safely evacuate them. The following steps will help you establish whether your home is infested.

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How to Avoid Snakes in Your Yard

snake found in homeowner's backyard

Can there be anything creepier than an encounter with a snake in your yard — or worse, in your house?

There are numerous unsettling stories involving rattlesnakes, such as that of the old man whose index fingers were both bitten by a rattlesnake outside his home in San Diego, or the dog that required 20 stitches after a confrontation with a rattlesnake in Laguna Beach.

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Raccoons Can Be a Health Threat to Your Pets and Family

diseased raccoon hiding in bushes

Even though they are cute, furry, and very intelligent animals, raccoons can be a nuisance and can even be dangerous to your health. Apart from causing a mess by tipping things over, they are also likely to spread diseases. It is advisable to seek medical attention in case of raccoon bites, scratches or general contact. If there are any raccoons in your residence, seek a professional raccoon removal service.

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