During the holidays when your preparing that turkey dinner, or lighting the fire place to set the mood and entertain your family, This is when wildlife problems just show up unexpectedly. Animals stuck in the chimney, or chimney flu. Skunks stinking up your home and destroying your lawn, skunks spraying your cat or dog , skunks taking your cat or dogs food. Raccoons digging up your lawn, raccoons living in your barbeque, raccoons with babies nesting in your attic or raccoons nesting under your home. Squirrels living in your attic, squirrels destroying your roof. Most popular this time of year is rats in the attic, rats nest in attics for shelter and to make their nest more then normal during winter. Another popular animal control problems in southern california are coyote control , coyote trapping, coyote removal. These once timid dogs are getting to close for comfort. Coyotes den under ground. coyotes are being fed by irresponsible property owners , people feeding their cats or dogs at night don't realize their feeding a coyote who is stealing from their own pet and most of the time grabbing their small dog or cat as a snack on the way out.
To avoid attracting all animals especially coyotes here are some tips:
Feed pets inside, leave no food out at all -not even birdseed.
Secure garbage cans.
Trim all plant life near ground level not giving coyotes cover to lurk on their pray.
All fences should be at least six feet looping out at the top keeping them un-climable.
No small children or small pets unattended outside.
If you encounter a coyote make a lot of noise, raise your arms, appear as large as possible to them and you'll scare them off. A good example is a peacock bulking up to scare off its predators- intimidation works wonders.
Any emergency animal control, emergency wildlife control or animal trapping needed over the holidays give us a call were available 24/7. Even a dead animal in your wall, dead animal under the house, or a dead animal in the attic give us a call 310-493-5121.