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Detecting a Beaver Problem
Beavers will tend to build dams in rivers, lakes, and streams. Typically creating large piles of wood in the body of water. These piles of wood are refereed to as their lodge.
Damages Caused by Beavers
Beavers will damage many trees nearby. Their dams sometimes get so large they create flooding. Flooding near residential homes can cause water damage to the home and cause roadways to flood. The only way to prevent flooding is by trapping and destroying the dam.
Detecting a Groundhog Problem
Groundhogs can be seen during the day. If you have a groundhog on your property there is a good chance there is a den nearby. They are considered to be the largest ground squirrels.
Damages Caused by Groundhogs
Groundhogs can do great damage to your property. They live in rock walls, under decks, and underneath sidewalks. They have been know to cave in rock walls, sink sidewalks, and harass pets. Trap and relocation is the best means of control.
Detecting a Raccoon Problem
If you hear loud banging and thumping in your attic there is a chance you may be hearing a raccoon. Raccoons are typically nocturnal animals so you will primarily hear them at night.
Damages Caused by Raccoons
Raccoons are know to cause damages to your home. The can cause structural damage as well as pose a health risk. The best method for removal is to trap and relocate. Depending on the time of year, there may be babies living in the attic or fireplace.
Detecting a Coyote Problem
Coyotes can often be heard howling at night. You may even see them in urban areas. Often times you will even see their den which they live underground by digging a hole.
Damages Caused by Coyotes
Coyotes create damages to homeowners farms and harass pets. There have been several cases of coyotes attacking homeowners pets. The only resolution is by trapping or hunting the pack. Coyotes can be very dangerous to humans and pets.
Detecting a Muskrat Problem
You will see muskrats swimming around in lakes, streams, rivers and ponds. They are mostly vegetarians, but will eat small fish. Sometimes you may even see them in a coy pond.
Damages Caused by Muskrats
Muskrats will do great damage to vegetation and seawalls. They have been know to create mudslides, sink seawalls, and sink retaining walls. The best way to get rid of muskrats is by using colony traps. Muskrats can also be trapped in live traps and relocated.
Detecting a Fox Problem
Fox live in dens underground. If you find dead chickens, rabbits, or other small animals you may have a fox problem. Fox are usually harmless, but may pray on your pets.
Damages Caused by Fox
In general fox do not usually cause damage to your home or property. They will poses a threat to your small farm animals. Chickens, eggs, and rabbits are a meal of choice for fox. Trapping and relocating is the best method for removing nuisance fox.
Detecting an Opossum Problem
You may see opossums at night around your garbage, shed, or deck. Opossums are typically harmless, but will get into your garbage and harass your pets. You may even see them in the attic.
Damages Caused by Opossums
Opossums are typically known for damaging your home. However they may end up in your attic or crawls space. Their dropping can create health risk and they may do damage to your insulation. Opossums are removed by trapping and relocation.
Detecting a Skunk Problem
Skunks can be sighted at night time. Skunks will leave a foul odor. You will often find skunks living under your deck or they will dig a hole and live under the ground.
Damages Caused by Skunks
Skunks will often destroy your lawn by digging. Skunks eat grubs and other types of worms and insects. Skunks can spray your pets, you, and leave a long lasting odor around your home. Skunks are one of the number one animals carrying the rabies virus.