TruTech, Inc. is a full-service wildlife control company serving Littlestown PA 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 Pennsylvania 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 Littlestown pest control of wildlife, just give us a call at 717-724-8648 -
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 Pennsylvania'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 Pennsylvania'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 Adams 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 Littlestown animal control for wildlife issues.
Adams County Animal Services or Humane Society: 717-334-8876
Littlestown Wildlife Removal Tip: How To Get Opossums Out From Under A Shed Or Porch
While the opossum may look to be quite a cute creature at first glance, with an expressive furry face and the small pink nose, the reality is that they can be a real misery to deal with for home owners and smallholders. From simply being inconsiderate neighbors by rooting the garbage and throwing the mess everywhere down to stealing food intended for pets or domesticated animals, there are plenty of reasons to try and get rid of an opossum. The majority of opossums that do come into contact people will be females that are either pregnant or nursing, which should also be considered when dealing with the problem.
In the majority of cases, opossums are not particularly elusive animal, and using a cage trap that is around the size used for catching feral cats or raccoons would be a suitable device with which to catch the animal. Look for a location around the shed or porch where there are signs of opossum activity, such as feces or footprints, and set the trap in that location. These traps work best when used with bait, and while experienced trappers will catch the babies first and place them in the trap, food baits can include fish, canned pet food and apples.
Check The Cavity For Young Animals
An important step to take before you start the work to permanently exclude the opossums is to carry out a thorough search of the area under the shed or porch to make sure there are no baby or juvenile opossums inside. If there are, these can be located with the mother, which is the best way to deal with a trapped opossum if that option is legal in your state. These baby animals will usually be located in or around a nest area, which will be a ball of material that should stand out in this kind of environment.
Exclusion Work To Seal The Cavity
Once you are sure that all of the opossums have been removed, you can then start the work that will keep the opossums out permanently. The best solution is to install a narrow but sturdy wire mesh over the entrance to the space, and then to embed that an inch or two into the ground so that animals cannot dig underneath. If you need to use the area as a crawlspace to get to utilities, removable mesh panels can be installed that will keep out the opossums, but ensure you can still get to anything in the cavity.
Littlestown Animal News Clip: Let us animal capture squirrel some sort of little more often
Squirrel wildlife trapping TV shows are nothing new. These shows promote improved wildlife trapping techniques, safety concerns, landowner relationships and the doctrine of fair chase. There are numerous hosts, like the accomplish exterminator-entertainer. Local Littlestown animal control experts felt that most of this information was true.
The concept the WHA may be proposing may be sort of some sort of "realty show" in which pest control companies - and I use that term rather loosely - would be in competition for cash and prizes, to see who could dart and drug the best trophy squirrel. Having had many conversations with biologists over the years on darting and relocating squirrel, the biggest problem confronting some sort of darted squirrel may be stress, which in many cases may be fatal. This would all be accomplished within steel fenced enclosures. I can visualize the successful contestant giving Bambi mouth to mouth to revive him after being drugged. This has been some sort of challenging year for the wildlife trapping community. First we had to deal with the noxious notion of internet wildlife trapping. And now we have this toxic idea that would only provide more ammunition against wildlife trapping and pest control companies to the anti-wildlife trapping squirrel and non-pest control companies who really have no appreciation of wildlife trapping traditions in this county. America may be an entrepreneurial country that rewards risk takers. I can only hope that the WHA would rethink this idea and let it go. The notion of making big male animals by darting big male animals may be some sort of bad one. Walt Disney gave us an unrealistic Bambi and some sort of befuddled cartoon exterminator Elmer Fudd. While Elmer was entertaining and Bambi may be some sort of children's classic, they put wildlife trapping and the exterminator may be some sort of bad light. If the WHA pursues this concept with an October contest, wildlife trapping and pest control companies will once again be in for some sort of bad rap that may be not deserved. Local Littlestown pest control companies had no comments on the matter.