Problems with a specific animal?

Use the list here to learn more about each type of rodent or wildlife and the common issues that can be caused by them. It’s important to note that critter activity in attics or crawlspaces is incredibly common. Most wildlife that we deal with will take up residence either above or below your house or office building. But fear not, Dr. Critter can solve these animal problems in no time. The most crucial thing you can do is to act quickly and not allow the animals to do any additional damage to your attics, walls, basement, crawlspace, or any other area of your home or office.

 

Birds are making a mess.

September 20, 2014

Birds are making a mess.

You can usually identify a bird problem simply by seeing them around your home or business, being distressed due to their droppings or hearing them chirping. Depending on the bird species, there are a variety of different control methods. Only through consultation with a trained bird specialist can we begin to develop a plan to solve your problem. Are birds destroying your home or place of business with structural…

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Snakes make me nervous.

September 20, 2014

Snakes make me nervous.

Most people dread snakes – any sign of them can send people into a panic. The vast majority of snakes we deal with are non-venomous, however care must be taken during the occasional encounter with a venomous snake. The most common indicator that someone has a snake problem is after a visual encounter; however shed skin can also be an indicator. Certain species will often enter the attic or crawlspace of someone who…

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Skunks stink.

September 20, 2014

Skunks stink.

Skunks are notorious for the odor they emit. They enjoy tight, dark and confined spaces as shelter and they primarily use these areas during daytime hours. Being a nocturnal animal, you may catch them exiting your home at night to search for food.  If you think you have a skunk problem, it is not wise to wait any longer to take care of it. Consequences of not addressing the problem immediately can be permanently…

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These armadillos need to go.

September 20, 2014

These armadillos need to go.

You'll know you have an armadillo problem by the holes they leave in your yard. Large, basketball-sized holes are generally used as a place of shelter, while smaller, golf ball to tennis ball sized holes will be noticed around the area where the armadillos search for food. These smaller holes are typically in areas covered with mulch, or in dirt or sand.  Common armadillo complaints that we at Dr. Critter receive…

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I smell a bat problem.

September 20, 2014

I smell a bat problem.

That smell you're referring to is called Guano – and it is powerful! Guano is another word for bat droppings and is a key indicator that your wildlife problem is bats. Bats fit in extremely tight spaces and spend the day within this area. They leave the area soon after sunset to begin their nightly foraging. You will see guano on the exterior of your home or building - usually at their entry point. You'll also be…

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