It’s been a while since my last blog post, and I’m sorry about that.  I’ve been very busy.  We never really had a winter slow down this year since the weather was so mild. Wildlife Control In any case, with the huge number of wildlife control jobs available, I am seeing a lot of competitors…

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I am often asked whether I can keep the animals from coming back, and the answer is YES! Although I can’t possibly detail every possible fortification that houses may need, I will cover the most common.  Starting high, and going low. The CHIMNEY… A lot of homes have chimneys that for whatever reason do not…

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Part of the biggest problem I have maintaining this site is the fact that I am so busy this time of year.   I have done literally dozens of raccoon jobs this spring.  Extracting raccoon nests with mother’s and kits from houses. While there are several different methods I might use to extract the animals, the…

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With the warm weather we’ve had so far this month, I expect to get very busy very soon. Although things are cooler and wetter now, I don’t expect the cool will last long.  Spring is here, and warm weather will be more frequent. That means more animals of all kinds getting active nesting.  I have…

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Well, the season has arrived.  Raccoons are having their young.  I have been to my first job with young this year.It was a pretty standard operation with the mother having found a gap in the corner where a dormer met the main roof and entering the attic. I went in with my catch pole and…

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Barn, Mud, and Cliff Swallows (Hirundo rustica) are all of the same species but there are 5 different subspecies.  Regardless of what subspecies they belong to, Swallows are protected by the Federal Migratory Bird act, and thus, nuisance and damage related issues regarding them must be carefully managed. The most common form of nuisance problem…

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There are actually two species of skunk here in Washington.  The More common Striped Skunk, Mephitis Mephitis, sometimes called a Polecat, is one of the most easily recognized species in North America.  The less common Spotted skunk, Spilogale gracilis, is much smaller and is sometimes called a Civet cat. Most people are afraid of skunks because of…

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Breaching Orca

Well, it’s been a crazy few weeks.  Spring is here early this year.  Usually I don’t start seeing Starling jobs until late April, but I’ve already done 8 Starling projects this year.   All the birds appear to be coming early this year.  Robins, Swallows, Sparrows, etc. As I always do this time of year, I…

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