All your wildlife problems from squirrels destroying your attic to animals digging up your yard can be solved by calling
Maine Animal Control. We are wildlife professionals that deal with all types of wildlife problems on a daily basis, and what may surprise you, is an ordinary everyday occurrence to Maine Animal Control Call us any time of day or night to allow us to help solve your Maine animal problems
We service this county everyday. We are your local wildlife professional.
After removing the nuisance animal we can repair the damage the animal has inflicted on your dwelling or structure.
Maine Squirrel removal and Maine squirrel controlcan
be very challenging. It will require many different types of tools and
ladders to complete this task. There are many different types of squirreltraps. Live traps in the attics aren't as effective as you might think. TrappingMaine squirrels at the roof entrance and near the entrance can be very successful Most Maine squirrelcontrol service work is at the roof line if the house or dwelling. Getting the Maine squirrel out of the attic may require trapping, although it can be done through exclusion. A combination
of exclusion and trapping is the best way to permanently keep Maine squirrels out. Properly trained & licensed exclusion professionals will make Maine squirrel Removal, problem
free. Maineanimal control
officers will respond free of charge when a squirrel is in the living areas of your home. How to Trap Squirrels & trapping Squirrels Squirrel Removal Prevention Choose Maine squirrel Removal
Maine Raccoon Removal and Maine Racccoon Trapping is very dangerous work. Maine Raccoons have a higher possibility of carrying rabies and will be aggressive if
cornered in the attic or inside your chimney. Most county and state animal control officials will respond to a Maine raccoon inside you living areas of your home at no charge. When the Maine raccoon takes up residence in your yard, crawlspace, attic, and chimney then
you need a professional. Most Maine wildlife removal and control
professionals have had a rabies pre-exposure vaccine administered to them. A contaminated attic may need Attic Decontamination is a most after removing these animals. Look here for Center for Diseses Control information on Maine raccoon fecal matter removal.
The raccoon is a warm blooded mammal that is as big as a medium size dog. The adult raccoons weigh from about 10-30 pounds. The total body length, including the tail measures from 26 to 40 inches. The raccoon is also known as the "masked bandit" beacuse of their unique facial coloring, the raccoon is also called a bandit because of his thiervy. Raccoons are a noncturnal animal. The paws of a raccoon can manuver and open almost
anything offered. They have been known to be able to open garbage can lids, garage doors, and windows. They can be found living in caves, rocks, hollowed out trees, and in your attic!
The gestation period for raccoons is about 63 days with a litter averaging four to six young being born in April or May. About 60% of the female raccoons breed and produce litters when they are one year old while males typically do not breed until their second year. Mating season for the raccooon is at its peak in February and March. When about two months old, the young begin accompaying the mother as she hunts for food. Young raccoons remain
with their mother throughout the year. Raccoons are typically active from about sunset to sunrise. Researches indicate that the average life span is about three to four years.
The intellegence of a raccoon is such that it can pick an avocado from a tree, aim, and throw it at a barking dog. They can also turn door knobs, without a lock. When they climb down a tree, he backs down, except for the last few steps, when it turns around. Swimming comes easily to the raccoon, who uses water for hunting;and, they have been known to drown dogs, who have pursued them into the water. Never approach a wild raccoon, when threatened,
they can defend themselves against much larger animals. Sharp teeth, sharp claws, agility, and strength, all make the raccoon the survivor that he is. Though as many as four million are trapped or hunted each year in the United States, the raccoon population seems to be increasing.
People should not handle raccoons or their waste without protection and appropriate training. Raccoons in the United States are known to carry infectious diseases that can be transmitted to humans and animals that have contact with raccoons or their waste. Raccoons expose humans to disease when handled or if there is exposure to bodily secretions or feces. Salvia, urine, feces and bites or scratched are the most commom routes of exposure.
80% of all North American raccoons carry Roundworm. This disease is caused by a parasite. The roundworm larvae cause problems as they travel through the person's muscles and various organs, including the liver, brain, lungs, and eyes. Raccoons are the primary host of this roundworm whicn is commonly found in their small intestines. Raccoons shed millions of the microscopic roundwrom eggs in their feces. People may encounter the eggs through direct contact with raccoon droppings or by touching a contaminated
area or object. If they don't wash their hands, they may later transfer the eggs to their mouths, Small children are particulary vulnerable because they tend to put their hands, and other objects into their mouths. Symptoms in people may include nausea, skin irrations, tiredness, liver enlargement, loss of coordination and muscle control, blindness, and coma. Other common diseases found in racoons are: Giardiasis, Leptospirosis, Salmomella, E Coli, and Rabies. Raccoons are one of the most common species to carry
Maine Skunk Removal and Maine Skunk control will always be unpredictable. The spray from a Maine skunk can linger for weeks. unless you are very brave and or very confident, always have a Maine skunk professional remove these friendly but smelly creatures.
Dogs that get sprayed by the Maine skunk usaully try to rub the smell from a Maine skunk onto your carpet or couch.
Maine Opossum trapping and Maine opossum removal is less dangerous than most other wildlife control, it is still not for everyone. The opossum is part of the kangaroo family. usually the opossum resides in the lower areas of your dwelling. The Maine opossum usually feeds on the dead caucus of other animals. Trapping Maine opossums
removal and exclusion is the best way to handle these creatures. Maine Opossums usually are geound dwelling animals, if you hear noises in the attic and saw Maine opossum in the back yard, it doesn't mean its in your attic, although it can be if the attic has easy access. These Maine opossums are sometimes referred to Maine possums
Maine Snake Removal Maine snakes get the worst publicity of all. They have been feared since biblical times. Although Maine snakes are sometimes thought to stalk humans that's quite untrue. they're very east to predict. Food, heat and water is all they pursue. Take any of these things out of the equation and the snake leaves. Maine Wildlife control
professionals know how to remove the factors and then remove the Maine snake problem.
Maine Beaver Removal Maine Beavers destroy man made habitat, but create much needed wetlands. The Maine beaver will never stop tearing down trees and blocking waterways. Most humans cannot tolerate beavers when they devour the ornamental trees that humans plant . Tree replacement can be very expensive. some trees such as weeping cherry and weeping willows can be hundreds
of dollars to replace and Maine beavers can fall 5 trees per night. If you remove these trees the Maine beaver will fall anither tree the next night olny to eat the tops first.
Maine Bird Removal from Vents Maine birds crap all over everything. from Maine starlings nesting in vents to Maine pigeons roosting at areas where humans do business, Maine birds create many environmental hazards..After Having the Maine Birds it is very important to have the area decontaminated.Bird Netting And bird Spikes in Maine are good solutions to your Maine
bird control methods
Maine Bat Removal Bats in Maine are considered carriers of rabies and should be excluded by professionals. There are to many variables in which to consider in Maine bat control and exclusion. Every situation in Maine is unique and should be evaluated and handled by a Maine licensed wildlife animal control professional. Experience is the key in removing
these Maine Bats. From vents with a maternity colony to completely
infested buildings, Maine bat exclusion work is the most detailed work that can be done by the Maine Bat certified professional. After removing Maine bats in the attic one should consider Maine attic decontamination for further protection against disease.
Maine mole Removal Moles are one of the common species of
wildlife that we are called upon to control in North Houston. Moles can
be found living in at lawns and landscapes throughout Maine. Maine mole removal and
mole trapping should be initiated as soon as the mole has been discovered
living in these areas as Moles will tunnel through lawns damaging root
systems and making it unstable to walk on the lawn. Expensive
landscaping can be ruined quickly by this very small animal. Maine is
home to the Eastern Mole. Moles also take up residence under porches and
patios Mole Removal Is Very Important to protect these areas. Moles create tunnels underground and "push up" the dirt that is
excavated and deposit it on the surface of your lawn or landscape.
Moles commonly eat earthworms and grubs.
Outdoor Safety Courses
Do you need to take an outdoor safety course to obtain your license for firearms, archery, crossbow, or trapping?
Maine law requires completion to obtain your adult license unless you have previously done so or have held an adult license.
These courses are made available in your area by volunteer instructors
certified by the Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.
Pre-registration is requested and/or required. Courses will include 6 to12
hours of instruction dependent on the subject. Sponsors include school
districts, sports clubs, civic groups, and others. Courses will be
scheduled based on instructor availability.
For information on becoming a Volunteer
Instructor, contact your local Regional Safety Coordinator or the
Recreational Safety Division Office at (207) 287-5220.