Like people, small animals prefer a nice, dry and warm spot to nest in when the weather turns cold. When animals move into your home, barn or other structure they can very difficult if not hazardous to evict.
We regularly receive questions about relocating animals that need to be removed. Relocation of animals is not an option for legal and humane reasons. For example, studies completed of the relocation of raccoons had a less than a 10% survival rate. When relocated, animals lose access to their shelter, food caches, and become easy prey for other animals, exposure etc.
We can help with the control of small wildlife, where state law and licensing allow. We cannot help with the control of animals such as cats or dogs, please refer to the county animal control services for domestic animals.
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