Clayton, MI Wildlife Removal

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Are you frustrated by wildlife damaging your backyard in Clayton, MI? Have squirrel and raccoons and mice taken over your home? Do you have a skunk problem? Don’t despair! There is one company to call for humane resolutions to all of your animal-control dilemmas: We are the best in Clayton Animal Control.

As an owner-operated company, our company proudly delivers prompt and professional Clayton Michigan service. We are certified by the Michigan and National Animal Damage Control Associations, and all of our technicians are state-certified. You can count on us for expert removal and handling of annoying animals. In addition, we are bonded and fully insured for your protection. Call us and learn more!

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We can help you with all types of animal and wildlife removal, including:

  • Attic & wall noise from wild animals
  • Mouse control in attic & walls
  • Exterior mouse and mole removal and control
  • Winter damage shrubbery control from wild animals
  • Night time attic noises and night time wall noises from rodents and other animals
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Types of Animals and Pests We Control

These critters can get cause harm, including Raccoon, Skunk, Squirrel, Mice, Moles, Woodchucks, Groundhogs, Bats, Chipmunks, and Opossums.

  • How to get squirrels out of the attic

  • How to get raccoons out of the attic

  • How to get rid of raccoons in the attic

  • How to remove bats in the attic

  • How to remove opossums in the attic

  • Dead Animal Removal Services

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Clayton Pest Control Service And Critter Removal

 

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What is a Skunk's Natural Diet?

  • Skunk Trapping and Removal

  • Skunk is Living Under Deck or Porch

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Mechanical Traps

Custom made traps are a good, humane squirrel repellent. They are a non-toxic way of encasing and ridding squirrels from attics or outside areas such as gardens or trees. The live traps used as squirrel repellents can be hung from trees or placed in areas where squirrels inhabit. Place peanut butter or bread inside the trap to lure the squirrel into the trap. Once the squirrel enters the trap, it will close encasing the squirrel without harming it. The animal can then be transported to a different area away from your home.

Organic Squirrel Repellents

Organic methods of squirrel repellent are the use of hot red peppers, chili peppers, or cayenne spice. Other spices such as black pepper or lemon juice can be spread in areas to deter squirrels. Placing these spicy ingredients on bird feeders or places where squirrels frequent will keep them away. The hot spices when ingested by squirrels will keep them from returning.

Squirrel repellents can be an effective way to rid squirrels from your garden, home, or tree areas. Make sure to keep any methods of elimination safe to the wildlife and environment surrounding the location. Most solutions for squirrel repellents are safe for children and pets especially designed traps. The important thing to remember when trying to get rid of squirrels is to remain patient.

With patience, your efforts will finally win over these pesky creatures.

Skunk Holes

  • Skunk Poop Vs. Raccoon Poop

  • How to Get Rid of Skunks Humanely

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Bats are fascinating mammals with incredible appetites and impressive flying skills. Bats are admirable, to say the least, but real estate and homeowners do not want these critters dwelling inside their properties. Bats will find access points into residential and commercial buildings where they feed, breed, and nest their young. They typically settle in dark and isolated areas, such as attics, sheds, and crawl spaces. When this situation is discovered, the only solution is bat removal and bat control. Continue reading to learn why bat removal and exclusion are so crucial, and how to contact your local bat control specialist for help.

Removing Bats

There are many signs that point towards a bat infestation. If you hear squeaking and scratching noises in the night, coming from within your home, then this could mean you have bats somewhere on your property. The most common way bat colonies are discovered in residential homes is simply by spotting them. Bats are nocturnal and come out at night to feed on insects. They are hard to miss when flying from their roosts.

Once bats are removed from a property, bat prevention and control should be implemented. This involves cleaning up the area that was contaminated and soiled, then repairing any structural damages caused by the bats. Once the mess is cleaned and sanitized, and the repairs are complete, preventative maintenance is the final step.

Once you get rid of bats in your property, have your professional bat exclusion experts conduct a home inspection to determine what areas are vulnerable and weak. They should offer interior and exterior property inspections that allow them to determine where animals are entering the premises and what spots may be potential access points in the future. This inspection will let the specialist know where to patch up access points and how to prevent bats and other animals from coming back. Bat-proofing is the most important part of the process because it eliminates the problem altogether.

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  • Squirrel in Chimney

  • Is Skunk Feces Dangerous to Touch or Breathe?

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Ever since I started rehabilitating orphaned and injured squirrels many years ago, I would occasionally read a reference to squirrels "purring." Among the numerous squirrels I've raised from infancy or toddler hood, I had never heard a "purr" from any of them. Chirps, barks and squeals, yes, but purrs, no!

I have a handicapped squirrel named Lucky who has been part of our family for almost two years. According to conventional Rehabilitation standards, I'm supposed to euthanize her because; " If you cannot return an animal to the wild, it should be euthanized!" Other so-called "experts" have said; "Squirrels only make good pets for the first six months of their lives, then they become too wild and unpredictable to safely keep as pets." While I agree that a healthy squirrel with no physical handicap should ultimately be allowed to choose to return to the wild, I contend that a squirrel has at least the "potential" to be a good and loving pet! But, I'm a maverick when it comes to agreeing with conventional wisdom!

The purr appears to be a willingness for social interaction. If I walk up to her cage and talk to her and say her name, she eventually will come to the side of the cage and check me out. Since she is a blind squirrel, when she realizes it's me, she starts quietly purring, or as I call it, "oinking," indicating that she knows who I am and she's willing to come out as soon as I open the cage. The conclusion I draw from this is that squirrels purr when they feel safe, contented and willing to interact with others! It makes me feel really good to think that our Lucky girl feels safe and contented and that she is able to verbalize that to us!

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  • Raccoons: Habits of Your Everyday Raccoon
  • How Do I Get Rid of Skunks?
  • Squirrels - The Plague of Southern Ohio in the Early 1800s

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