Welcome to Pest Animal Removal Santa Clarita! We are a wildlife removal company servicing Santa Clarita, CA. Many critters, such as rats, raccoons, bats, squirrels, and mice leave their droppings everywhere. Their feces and urine can become a major health risk to your family even if you never come in contact with these animals directly. They still pose a threat. This is why our wildlife animal removal service not only takes care of safely and humanely removing these animals from your property, but also in providing expert cleaning services that will assist in sanitizing and protecting your family from potential health risks caused by these animal's waste. We go the extra mile for you because we know your family's health is extremely important to you. You don't want to put that at risk, and so we make sure that any potential risk is removed. We are also available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We understand that you may not have discovered this problem until 2 or 3 o'clock in the morning, but still need these animals removed from your house. We are here to serve you, often being able to provide same-day service, but guaranteeing that we will arrive at your home within 24 hours of your call. We provide a full estimate in writing that you can guarantee will be the costs. We are a family run business, so family means a great deal to us. We want to protect yours, so be sure that if you call us that is exactly what we're going to do. Call us now at 661-234-8939 for your Santa Clarita wildlife control needs.
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Usually, the Santa Clarita opossum will display a passive behavior. However, there are also instances when they will be aggressive especially if they feel scared. They will also retaliate if they are hungry or if they feel like they are being threatened. The behavior of this creature may sometime be unpredictable. There are some rare situations when it can launch an attack and bite you.
What is the Safe Way to Handle an Opossum Infestation?
The opossum may look like a less attractive creature but when you compared it to cute and cuddly California creatures like raccoon and squirrel, possums are less harmful. They also prefer not to stay in a single place except during the nesting season which will greatly reduce the possibility that an infestation might happen. Nonetheless, in case you are dealing with a possum infestation, you want to make sure that you will still safe. Here's how you do it.
Wear Protective Gears
Some people will carelessly handle the opossum without using any protective gears. Since the opossum will rarely hit back, they will think that they are safe from its attack. Nevertheless, remember that opossum are armed with sharp claws and teeth. They can use this as a weapon that will tear your skin. In order to prevent this, you may want to wear heavy-duty gloves before dealing with the opossum. Since the opossum will also mimic the scent of the dead animal when they are playing dead, you should wear a face mask. This will make the removal process a lot easier and safer.
For those who do not know how to properly handle the opossum, trapping method would be the best way to handle them. Simply set the California trap near the path of the opossum. Use bait that has a sweet and powerful scent like the pet food to capture the interest of the opossum. Once you caught them, you can simply release them outside your house. Remember that relocating the opossum is not allowed under the law in some states.
Simple scare tactics will work against California opossum but only for a short time. Hopefully, that short time will help you build deterrent that will repel the activities of the opossum. While they are outside your house, you can seal all the possible entry points using wire mesh or steel plate. Use hardware cloth to create a barrier on the space under your porch. Be sure that there are no opossum left inside the house before you seal all their entry points.
You should not hastily handle the Santa Clarita opossum even if you think that it is dead. For all you know, they are simply ‘playing possum'. Make sure that you will be armed with the right equipments and protective gears that will enable you to safely extract the creature that is infesting your house. For those who are not confident that they can complete the task without any hazard, there will be an opossum removal expert that will gladly assist you.