Welcome to Pest Animal Dayton! We are a wildlife removal company servicing Dayton, OH. We are a family-run company, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to excellent customer care. We have over ten years of experience in handling wildlife problems. We treat our customers the way we would want to be treated - with courtesy and respect. We are happy to give free wildlife control advice over the phone, in the event that you can solve your critter problem on your own! We never use poisons in our animal removal work - poison is ineffective and inhumane. We pride ourselves on our humane approach to wildlife control. We never use poisons, we use live cage traps, and we attempt to perform exclusions and preventative methods whenever possible. We perform dead animal removal services, from inside buildings and outside, and odor control services. We specialize in professional-grade home and building repairs to keep wildlife out for good. Call us now at 937-550-1454 for your Dayton wildlife control needs.
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Opossum Prevention Tips
No matter where you call home, if you have a yard or outside area, you might attract “nuisance” Dayton wildlife. Usually these animals are just looking for a secure and comfortable nesting area with easily accessible to food and water. While there are dozens of creatures that will move in on you in a heartbeat, a more likely culprit is the Opossum. Opossums are known as opportunistic feeders. This means there is very little they won’t eat. All types of Eggs, small invertebrates, hatchlings, garbage, and the harvest from your Ohio garden. They also enjoin Insects, bugs, small mammals, seeds, pet food, and other animal feed. To prevent them from moving in you should always Store your garbage and animal food in cans or bins with tight fitting lids. Always pick up unattended pet food, and pick up any ripe product growing in your gardens. Bird, deer, and squirrel feeders should be kept out of reach.
Keep all brush or debris piles, stacks of wood and over growth cleared or away from your home. Secure the doors to all buildings on your property, not just your home. Seek out and Repair cracks, opening, or holes in the rafters or siding of your home immediately. Use hardware cloth or another type of underpinning around your porches or home, shed or any other structure that is raised off the ground. Invest in fencing a fence just a few feet high can work wonders for keeping Ohio opossums at bay. Making your home unattractive to the opossums can work too.
There are items on the market like there are also commercial repellents, sonic emitters, and slashing light units. You can even try one of many popular DIY Dayton opossum removal/keep away techniques that are popular today. These usually involve making the opossum’s nesting space as uncomfortable as possible. Many people claim bright or flashing lights, loud noises, or sonic emitters will work on driving out the nocturnal Ohio creatures. And old-school remedies like ammonia, hot pepper flakes, or mothballs spread throughout the area to drive it away. Let your dog(s) play in the area often, and plan loud outside activities with the kids. Do not allow it to have the sense of security it enjoys in a dark and peaceful environment.