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California Directory Of Nuisance Wildlife Control Professionals

Salinas, CA

Terra X Pest Services
831-585-1640

Terra X Pest Services is a full-service wildlife control company serving Salinas CA and the surrounding area. We specialize in urban and suburban wildlife damage management for both residential and commercial customers. We are state licensed by the California Fish & Wildlife Commission. We handle nearly all aspects of wildlife control, and resolve conflicts between people and wildlife in a humane and professional manner. For Salinas pest control of wildlife, just give us a call at 831-585-1640 - yes, we answer our phones 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - and we will discuss your wildlife problem and schedule an appointment to solve it. We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Scratching Noises in Your Attic?
  • Unwanted Wildlife on Property?
  • Problem Bird or Bat Infestation?
  • Digging Lawn or Under House?
  • We Can Solve It!
Many of California's wild animals have learned to adapt and even thrive in our homes. For example some wildlife have found that attics make great places to live. Other animals find refuge under homes or porches. Invariably, these animals cause damage. Rodents, like squirrels and rats, love to chew on electrical wires once in an attic, and this causes a serious fire hazard. Raccoons can cause serious contamination in an attic with their droppings and parasites. Same goes for bat or bird colonies. We specialize in solving California's wildlife problems, from snake removal to large jobs like commercial bat control, we do it all.

We do not handle dog or cat problems. If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local Monterey county animal services for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, spay & neuter programs, vaccinations, licenses, pet adoption, bite reports, deceased pets, lost pets, local animal complaints and to report neglected or abused animals. There is no free Salinas animal control for wildlife issues.

Monterey County Animal Services or Humane Society: (831) 758-7285


Salinas Wildlife Removal Tip: About squirrels: Appearance, biology, life cycle, habitat, diet, behavior - The squirrels are one of those species that have cute looking features. They belong to the category of medium sized rodents and are from the Sciuridae family. All over the world, there are over 200 species of squirrels. Squirrels are found in different colors, like brown, grey golden etc. They are basically categorized into three categories which includes Ground squirrels, tree squirrels and flying squirrels. The squirrels are mammals and are omnivores. Squirrels are usually small animals. A squirrel can measure from 5 to 36 inches in height. They weigh around 14g to 2kg. They have small bodies and have a bushy tail. Like the other rodents the main characteristic of a squirrel are its teeth especially the front four teeth which keep gnawing and never wears off cause of the constant gnawing they do when they devour themselves. They have four limbs in which the hind limbs are longer than the fore ones. They have sharp claws which are useful and for them to help them to climb and grasp things. They make squeaky noises like most rodents do.

The squirrels are active animals and are mostly busy in finding food or jumping and leaping from branch to branch or wall to wall. The vision of the squirrels is also very sharp. They can detect their food from far away. The squirrels move very fast too. They run at a speed of 32 km/h. Their slender body helps them to make rapid movements. Squirrels prefer to live in woody areas. They dig burrows and tunnels and hibernate during winters. They store their food during summers and consume it during winters. Mostly squirrels eat nuts, seeds, roots, leaves etc. People mostly believe that the squirrels only eat nuts, this isnít true. They also devour on small insects like worms, caterpillars, bugs etc. They eat meat as well for an example, small birds, small snakes etc. The squirrels mostly work in groups and are very defensive for each other. A group of squirrels is called Scurry or Dray.

The squirrels breed just once or twice a year. The baby squirrels are mostly furless, blind and toothless at the time when they are born. The female squirrels look after their young ones till they are capable themselves to take care of themselves. Squirrels are found in almost every habitat ranging from hot and humid conditions to very cold ones. An average life span of a squirrel ranges from 5 to 10 years. Some squirrels survive from 10 to 20 years if they are kept in domestic conditions and are given proper care. They are busy animals and are never seen at rest. Watching a squirrel moving around is surely a sight to watch!


Salinas Animal News Clip: Time to mail in female raccoon documentation that allows animal exterminations

The opening of the raccoon wildlife trapping season is a scant couple of months away, but wild animal control companies who want to increase their odds at gathering some critters need to get into action right now. The game wildlife regulatory agency will begin accepting regular dangerous raccoon license applications from resident wild animal control companies beginning this Tuesday and non-residents beginning July 21. Dangerous raccoon license applications must be sent to the game wildlife regulatory agency through regular postal mail via 22 different post office boxes and the agency, in turn, will forward them to county treasurers for processing. Read on for more information about animal control in Salinas, California.

Wild animal control companies will be applying for dangerous raccoon licenses based on bird and bat habitat specialists, not specific counties. Pre-printed mailing labels for each bird and bat habitat agencies are provided to affix to the yellow application envelope. They are bar-coded to speed the application process, but the glue on these labels is not always reliable, so you might want to place a piece of transparent tape over the label to secure it. You can also write the bird and bat habitat agencies you are applying for in the lower left-hand corner box on the envelope. This step enables the agency to continue processing the envelope without having to open and check the application's bird and bat habitat agencies designation and then re-sealing the envelope for shipment to a county treasurer. Despite this there is no free Salinas animal services for wildlife in Monterey County.

Many bird and bat habitat specialists will see a reduction in dangerous license amounts for this year, and wild animal control companies are urged to give serious thought to which bird and bat habitat agencies they will apply to during the regular dangerous raccoon license round, because some bird and bat habitat specialists may run out of licenses earlier in the process than in previous years. If you think your bird and bat habitat agencies might sell out, you can stack your odds of still taking an dangerous raccoon by for raccoon Management Assistance Program specialized nuisance animal association dangerous raccoon documentation that allows animal exterminations, which offer wild animal control companies additional opportunities to animal capture on specific properties where landowners are seeking additional raccoon wildlife trapping pressure. The game wildlife regulatory agency will begin accepting resident and non-resident wildlife management company applications through the mail for the first round of "unsold licenses" on Tuesday, September 29; the second round will be accepted through the mail beginning Tuesday, Sept. 11. Most Salinas pest control companies that we interviewed found this interesting.

Over-the-counter applications will not be accepted by county treasurers until November 7, except in Wildlife Management Units 2B, 6C and 6D, where county treasurers will begin accepting over-the-counter applications on Tuesday, February 19. Since the allocation was increased for bird and bat habitat agencies 6C, there is no limit on the amount of applications a wildlife management company can submit during this period. County treasurers will mail regular and first round unsold dangerous licenses to successful applicants no later than Tuesday, February 19. County treasurers will mail second and subsequent rounds of unsold dangerous licenses to successful applicants no later than Sunday, July 1. At least, this is what Salinas extermination companies think.

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