Lakawanna Animal Control Services We Provide in Scranton Pennsylvania
We can solve any animal control issue in Scranton from animals in attics, chimneys, yards and buildings. We are licensed by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.We have more experience than your backyard animal trapper. Trapping is only one service we provide. Exclusion, the making of buildings animal proof, is the best way to deal with nuisance wildlife in Scranton. A solution to most wildlife issues isn't trapping,. Properly licensced opreators, will find the
best solution for your wildlife issue in Scranton. We provide wildlife control in the following zipcodes, 18501, 18502, 18503, 18504, 18505, 18508, 18509, 18510, 18512, 18514, 18515, 18522, 18540, 18577. Raccoons tearing trash cans apart for food every night, is a symptom of a bigger problem. Remove the raccoon, another one appears within a week. Making the trash cans raccoon proof, THATS THE ANSWER. So many animal issues can be solved thinking outside the box. Then
and only then, we can live with wildlife peacefully. This is the path we all must pursue. Trap animal frequentally of modify habitat? The Pennsylvania Game Commission has many regulations we as nuisance control professionals, must conform to. We must find a solution to your problems with respect to their laws.We also service these near by cities, Dunmore, Carbondale, Kingston, Wilkes-Barre, Black Mountain, Nanticoke, Hazleton, Providence, Taylor, Minooka, Warsaw.
Scranton Pennsylvania Squirrel Removal And Squirrel Trapping
Squirrels are creatures we enjoy watching eating an acorn, climbing a tree, or scampering around the neighborhood. When we hear one chewing in our attics, we totally freak out. Pennsylvania squirrels must chew to file their teeth down. If they don't chew, their teeth grow into their jaw and they cannot eat anymore. To hear this in an attic in Scranton is horrible, our minds over imagine its chewing its way directly to us, as if were his intended victim. Well
we aren't and will never be. Squirrels will only stand up to us when they are protecting their young. Squirrels will take advantage of our hospitality, when we leave our house with and area they can enter, when its cold they will. There they will stay until removed. Maybe in the process they will have babies. They have no grudge towards you, they are just trying to stay warm. We Have No Problem Removing Squirrels in Scranton And Making Your House Squirrel Proof.
Scranton Pennsylvania Raccoons In Attic & Chimneys
Raccoons enter your attic via, attic fans, attic vents, rotten roof edges and holes in the soffet and facia (Roof Overhang). A raccoon on average needs 25 square inches to penetrate your attic. This is a dimension of 5 inches x 5 inches. If you suspect raccoons in the attic, listen to the way it walks. Most raccoons in Scranton lumber across the attic, Squirrels run fast, and mice basically stay in the same area and make scratching noises. Pennsylvania Game
Commission usually mandates that these animals Be humanely euthanized, this is why habitat modification is most important. Raccoons in Scranton usually give birth April 1 of each year, and in august for a late litter. Depending how north or south you live depends on the exact timing of the birthing season. Never attempt to remove raccoons at these times of the year as you might strand babies inside and mother outside, the best that can happen is mother raccoon will rip your shingles from your roof attempting
to get to her babies. Never set traps at these times either. LEAVE IT UP TO A PROFESSIONAL Remember Pennsylvania Game Commission laws require killing a Raccoon if you trap and posses him.
Scranton Pennsylvania Skunk Trapping & Removal
Skunks, believe it or not, don't smell. Their spray does. When they spray they usually do not get it on themselves. If your house has been skunked, chances the skunk will leave for a couple of days. skunks are burrowing animals, therefore you wont find them in an attic. They dig under sheds, carports, concrete steps and any place with loose dirt available. It is very possible to exclude skunks from most of these areas. Remember most state laws require killing
a skunk if you trap and posses him.
Scranton Pennsylvania Snake Removal From Your Homes
We will inspect all possible entrances snakes will use to enter your house or building. Upon finding entrances, we can set snake exclusion devices to allow snakes to exit your building, then seal remaining entrances. Preventive snake control is the best possible solution for snake infestations. Trapping snakes also helps keep snakes at bay. A good rodent removal plan is key in keeping the food source for snakes to a minimum.
Dead Animal Removal in Scranton
Removing dead animals isn't for the queezy. Maggots, bad smells and a complete mess is involved when removing the rotting carcass. Many times fleas and ticks jump from the dead animals body onto ours. Removing dead animals from under crawlspaces can pose many problems such as, tunneling under the sun room and porches, Concrete steps,cars and anything you can imagine. Heavy deer cause a problem when we have to load in our trucks, then we also, have to dispose
of them properly. In most cases removing the animals, Removes the smell.
Scranton Woodchuck Trapping And Groundhog Control
Groundhogs, whistle pigs, woodchucks are burrowing animals that dig up our yards, eat our gardens, and basically scare most people. Trapping with live traps can be successful, and in Pennsylvania are legal to release elsewhere. Pervenative fencing around your deck and additional concrete around your steps is key in deterring them from entering.
Bat Removal / Bats In Attic in Scranton Pennsylvania
Bats Are Protected Federally. Trapping bats is not a long term solution. Exclusion, (Getting them out and sealing them out LIVE) is a long term solution. Killing bats is agenst the law. Bats can carry rabies, but you wont be able to tell if it is rabid unless you have the bat to test. if you have any feeling you have come in contact with a bat (it has touched, scratched or bit you SEEK Medical ADVICE. Do not guess, ask your
doctor. Rabies is 100% Fatal. Bat colony's can be removed from your house at certain times of the year, other times baby bats can complicate things. Seek our professional advice.
Beaver Trapping / Beaver Dam Removal in Scranton Pennsylvania
Beavers tear trees apart, not the cheap trees either. Weeping willows and cherry trees are their favorite. in fact, weeping willow branches make great beaver lure. The Pennsylvania Game Commission regulations.requirel them to be destroyed upon catch. They dam up creeks and flood useful property until they are stopped. Their lodge is only to house their young, so if a lodge appears on your land, then a family isn't far behind. Scranton is more populated
everyday, more children who love to play in creeks and ponds, make beaver trapping with killing traps a big problem. Killing traps will break the arms of children and break the noses of dogs snooping in the water. The Hancock or Koro style trap is a better solution for catching beavers because it is a visible trap.
Bird & Pigeon Trapping And Removal
We spend a lot of time on bird issues. from birds flying in grocery stores to raptors stuck in your local Wal-Mart store. Some birds require bird netting to remove them and seal them out, while others can be trapped. Starlings like to enter your microwave stove vent and any small gaps in your roofline. Squirrels like to come behind them and steal their shelter and eggs. Birds in a chimney present a special problem if the chimney is metal. the bird doesn't
get trapped in the flue, it gets trapped in the liner. We ferquentally remove birds from grocery stores in Dunmore, Carbondale, Kingston, Wilkes-Barre, Black Mountain, Nanticoke, Hazleton, Providence, Taylor, Minooka, Warsaw and Scranton Pennsylvania. Removing birds from the liner can require cutting the wall, (to access liner)cutting the metal liner, and then removing the bird.
Stray & Feral Cat Removal Scranton Pennsylvania
Its always nice to get pinned between cat lovers and cat haters. Cat lovers will feed every cat in the neighborhood, usually outside, near a cat haters house or car. The cat hater will want all cats trapped and removed. They poop in his garden, on his step, on his car, spray his bushes, and just generally piss him off. Cats know who he is, and do this on purpose. NOT. Removing stray cats can be the worst job we can get in the middle of. We can't come out on
Scranton Opossum Trapping
" IT LOOKED AT ME" This is a common reason why people call us about opossums. The opossum is just looking for the dead animals it eats or trash to sustain his opossum diet. they are ground and tree dwellers. These animals will get into any nook they can. Normally called a possum the virginia opossum is the olny Pennsylvania marsupial, this like the kangaroo carries its young in a pouch. The woolly pouch on the female’s abdomen is used for carrying
nourishing her newborn young. The skull of the opossum belies its
ancient lineage because it contains 50 teeth. They will eat garbage and many Scranton Pennsylvania dead animals on the roads. They are a cleaning agent for Pennsylvania
Rodent Rat Mouse Removal in Scranton Pennsylvania
Mouse removal is simply finding the exterior entrances, sealing them out, and trapping the remaining mice. In certain instances we install valves to allow mice or rats to exit, then seal them out. IN Scranton most mouse and rat removal situations require trapping, live or killing traps. Poision in Scranton Pennsylvania is a useful tool to remove these rodents,although NEVER put poison inside the house. Always install poison outside, in bait stations,
anchored to the ground.
Scranton Pennsylvania Fox / Coyote Trapping
The most difficult trapping is the fox or coyote. Our operators have special traps in wich these animals can be caught live. Habitat modification such as, trash can lids, deck fencing, and additional concrete around front purches, can be proven successful in deterring these animals. Many times foxes around Scranton Pennsylvania eat small birds and cats where coyotes will remove and eat small dogs, cats, squirels, rabbits ECT.
Scranton Pennsylvania Flying Squirrel Proofing
Really a job for the experienced, as most pest companys around Scranton Pennsylvania confuse flying squirrels for mice. Flying squirrels eat mice and seeds. Flying squirrels will be most active between 10 pm and 4 am. They're guaranteed to drive the homeowner crazy. Recentally I did a flyer job at a home in Scranton Pennsylvania where a homeowner had a company estimate the job at $2800.00. They said the attic had mice and squirrels. I told them upon my
arrival that it was probably flyers amd that mice weren't the issue. I charged them $495.00 to get rid of the flying squirrels, did the job, and their attic has been noise free since. They had no mice, and therefore had a smaller bill. Most results are'nt the same but in this case i was able to help.
Cats & Dogs In Scranton Pennsylvania
If you have a Dunmore, Carbondale, Kingston, Wilkes-Barre, Black Mountain, Nanticoke, Hazleton, Providence, Taylor, Minooka, Warsaw & Scranton dog or cat problem please DO NOTcall the wildlife
operator listed on this page, wildlife removal technicians are not
permitted by the state to deal with any dog or cat issues. These issues should be directed to your local county animal
control officer. Local county animal control offices are typically
listed in the blue pages of your phone book. You may also find these on the internet buy typing CITYSTATE animal services, and looking for a .GOV web address