Working With a Professional

If you have a problem with wildlife, you will need to see if you can get it removed. This may include getting rid of the corpse of a dead fawn or trying to convince the bear to go find another habitat. It may also including making sure that the raccoons don’t eat your prized rose bushes or nibble on your favorite tomatoes. These actions are probably not handled best by you if your basic interaction with wildlife consists of zoo trips and a high school biology class. Calling a professional to be on your side is your best bet here.

Northwest Trek on  Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009. (Photo/John Froschauer)

A professional is someone who knows exactly how to handle wildlife removal properly. In many cases, they will be able to identify exactly what kind of wildlife you have around. This can be important as it may not be clear exactly what creatures are knocking over your garbage cans or eating your favorite carrots. A specialist can also help you appreciate the diversity of wildlife that may exist even in an ordinary suburban backyard. This can be quite educational if you have children and want to help them understand nature better. It can also be useful if you have other animals in your house such as a cat. Some wild animals find small dogs and cats tempting prey so it is wise to keep them indoors if you suspect there may be a fox or coyote running through your bushes at night.