Skunks are a common wild rodent problem in New Jersey.
Skunks can carry rabies. They are a nocturnal animal spray horrible musk. Don’t try and take care of these dangerous
creatures yourself. Call Alliance Pes Management at your first convenience. The
smelly and risky aspects alone are reason enough to contact the professional
wildlife control team at Alliance Pest Management.
The best way to control a beaver problem is to eliminate
food, trees and any woody plants that could be close proximity to their
habitat. The absence of materials suitable for building their dams will
motivate beaver colonies search for a new habitat. Usually this will result in
the relocation of a colony to a new location.
Bats do not cause structural damage to buildings but their
presence can be unpleasant. There is a non-lethal method of humanely
controlling a maternity bat colony from a building. The procedure is commonly
called bat-proofing. Alliance Pest Management has experienced personnel who can
complete a bat-proofing procedure quickly and at a reasonable price.
To prevent raccoons from taking residence on your property
remove obvious food sources or places of shelter that could be attractive to
raccoons. Raccoons carry rabies and other dangerous diseases. The best solution
when dealing with a raccoon on your property is to contact a professional
wildlife conservation expert like Alliance Pest Management.
Squirrel damage can be controlled by exclusion. Blocking
entrances to buildings can deter the presence of squirrels on your property.
Licensed wildlife pest control professionals are available at Alliance Pest
Management to properly remove squirrels from your property and can humanely
remove squirrels efficiently and are just a call away.
Foxes are intelligent creatures and quickly adapt to urban
locations when a habitat of suitable criteria exists. Foxes can exhibit
aggression and often attack and kill domestic pets and will threaten or attack
dogs when protecting their den or young. Foxes are known as rampant carriers of
rabies. Mange can also be transmitted to domestic dogs environmentally. A diseased fox, if discovered it should be
immediately reported to the authorities.
Opossums are not aggressive or destructive. They don’t attack nor threaten pets or dig
damaging burrows. They are actually a benefit to humans since they feed on
bugs, such as crickets or beetles and rodents like mice and voles. Opossums
might forage through your garbage cans outside or pet food. Sometimes they have
been known to raid chicken pens, or a garden to eat the vegetables or fruit.
Coyotes should be avoided and it is an important practice to
not feed a coyote nor let your dogs and cats run unattended or loose in a known
coyote territory. When approached or confronted by a coyote, do not run. You
should immediately report aggressive and seemingly fearless coyotes to the
authorities. Do not create a conflict. If a coyote is naturally avoiding
domestic contact do not haze, confront nor aggravate the animal.
Muskrat damage is primarily their burrowing tendency. It might not be obvious
at first until later after serious damage has taken place. To detect burrowing close to reservoirs or
farm ponds walk the perimeter and look for “runs” or “trails” just beneath the
surface of the water up to three feet deep. Look for muskrat droppings on the
back or on fallen logs or objects that a muskrat might easily climb. If burrows
are discovered they should be filled in, and covered in rocks to avoid wash out
or livestock injury.
Woodchuck damages are common in New Jersey and can most often be controlled
through exclusion or blocking entrances. When the property manager feels
unequipped to handle damage control methods properly a wildlife pest control
professional like the experts at Alliance Pest Management are available to handle and remove these
creatures from your property humanely.
Moles are often blamed for destroying a garden’s plants, seeds, or bulbs. Yet
moles rarely eat plants or seeds, or bulbs. Damage to plants is most often the
result of a protective covering that the mole passages create for other small
mammals. They potentially could damage the roots of plants as they burrow their
tunnels beneath the soil.
Minks are carnivores and are a danger to poultry, ducks, muskrats, rabbits and
will sometimes even commit surplus killing more than they can eat. They are
nocturnal creatures making them difficult to control. They are active year
round which adds another level of challenge to the control of their
infestation. Minks harbor various bacteria and parasites that are not normally
a threat to humans.
A weasel might be a particular wildlife control nuisance for homeowners and
poultry farm owners in parts of the state. After a weasel targets a food
source, they often dwell there until the supply runs out. There are many
options to control weasels without harming the creatures. It is best to contact
a professional wildlife control team like Alliance Pest Management in such
If a snake is discovered in your house it is most likely trying to escape or it
has uncovered a new suitable food source. Removal of the food supply and
entrance closure that the snakes and the rodents they seek are using for access
to your property will in most cases solve the problem. Avoid areas of rocky
geography, woods or brushy areas or various other dark safe places that offer a
place for snakes to congregate. Don’t attempt to capture a snake in lieu of
dangerous bites. Contact the wildlife control experts at Alliance Pest
Management for more information.
Birds that gather and roost, with sparrows can carry
histolysis along with a plethora of diseases which have been linked to
respiratory ailments among humans as well as Newcastle disease, chlamydeous,
and salmonellosis among others. Several strains of diseases are not directly
transmitted and are carried rather through their droppings that result in a
public health hazard. Bedbugs, ticks, mites, and fleas coupled with the noise
that they make and their droppings can cause irreparable damage to a vehicle’s
finish. Contact the wildlife control specialists at Alliance Pest Management
for more information.