Wildlife Removal Los Angeles Blog



What to Do If You Encounter a Raccoon

Raccoons are charming, intelligent, and love to live in temperate climates in a range of habitats such as marshlands, forests, and near farms and urban areas. While raccoons are among the most amiable of nature’s creatures, they are wild, cunning, and can be dangerous if provoked.

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Are Raccoons Dangerous/Aggressive?

When people consider calling a raccoon removal service, it’s usually because they’ve seen one of these animals around the property. Raccoons can upend trash bins, raid pet food dishes, and even break into homes. If you see a raccoon, you may be wondering if you have a simple annoyance or a big problem on your hands.

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How to Keep Opossums Away From Your Yard

The splendor and beauty of nature are wonderful to enjoy in your backyard, but nature needs to stay in its place. When possums, raccoons, squirrels, rats and other varmints start invading your home and its vicinity, something must be done. Fortunately, possum removal doesn’t have to be difficult. A little bit of common sense will carry you through.

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Tips on Opossum Control

Opossums may not be the most destructive of animals, but they can still make a mess if they enter your home. This is why you want to control them and remove them if necessary.

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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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