Wildlife Removal Los Angeles Blog

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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Factors to Consider When Choosing Los Angeles Animal Control

opossum walking on wood fence

Proper animal control offers a sense of safety. With animals around, families are at risk of contracting diseases. In case a wild animal invades your home, you do not have to harm them or damage your home. Trained animal control professionals help to get rid of wild, dangerous, or lost animals and prevent them from coming back in the future. If you are considering Los Angeles animal control services, keep the following in mind:

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What Attracts Squirrels to Your House

Attracts Squirrels

For many years, homeowners in Los Angeles discover they are sharing their home with squirrels. They also unravel that the animals have been there for quite some time. If you are wondering what attracts squirrels to your house, how to remove them and why you should prevent them, you are at the right place.

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How to Tell If a Raccoon Has Rabies

Behavioral Changes

At least one person in the world dies every day as a result of rabies. This lethal viral disease is carried by skunks, bats, and raccoons. However, raccoons are one of the most widespread carriers of this disease in the U.S. Petting or feeding a rabid raccoon may put you and your entire family at risk of contracting the deadly disease.

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Rat Removal From Your Home

Rat Removal

Rats in your home can be a nuisance, but they are often much more than that. Rat infestations can lead to other serious problems, such as disease or destruction of property. The Center for Disease Control lists numerous diseases carried and transmitted by rats. These include: Leptospirosis, Rat-Bite Fever, Salmonellosis, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome, Lassa Fever, and even Plague! Many people think Plague was wiped out long ago, but a number of cases still occur in this country each year. Rat removal is essential for good hygiene.

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Bobcat Removal Tips

Bobcat in Backyard

A bobcat is a medium-sized wild cat — weighing between 15-40 pounds — that’s becoming increasingly common in the United States. Bobcats are naturally shy animals, which is why sightings are rare in urban areas. Unless rabid, bobcats are highly unlikely to attack a human, but they are attracted to food sources, including small domestic animals, rodents, wild bird scraps and pet food.

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