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Virginia Directory Of Nuisance Wildlife Control Professionals

Richmond, VA

Virginia Professional Wildlife Removal Services
804-621-7450

Virginia Professional Wildlife Removal Services is a full-service wildlife control company serving Richmond VA 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 Virginia 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 Richmond pest control of wildlife, just give us a call at 804-621-7450 - 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 Virginia'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 Virginia'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 Henrico 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 Richmond animal control for wildlife issues.

Henrico County Animal Services or Humane Society: (804) 646-5573


Richmond Wildlife Removal Tip: What Diseases Do Squirrels Carry?

There are many reasons why people should be careful when they are dealing with wild animals, and like many other species squirrels can deliver a nasty bite or a scratch when they are threatened or confronted. As rodents, squirrels naturally have strong jaws and sharp teeth that mean that they can deliver a painful bite, but it is important if you are bitten to clean the wound quickly and then to speak with your doctor. A wide range of diseases can be transmitted by squirrels, and these are four of the most important to be aware of.

Leptospirosis

This is a condition that is usually found in the feces and urine of squirrels, and is a zoonotic disease which is also transmitted by many other wild animals. The condition will cause flu like symptoms among those who have relatively mild symptoms, while in more serious conditions it can cause jaundice, meningitis and respiratory problems, with a small number of cases having fatal consequences.

Plague

Many people will assume that plague is a disease confined to history, but there are a small number of squirrels that do carry the condition, which can be fatal when it is contracted in its most serious form. It is important that you avoid any contact with the fleas and ticks found on squirrels too, as these can also transmit the condition, which is most common in the squirrel population in California. Antibiotic treatments have meant that survival rates are now much better than they used to be.

Tularemia

This is a disease that can be transmitted in several different ways, including by bite and scratch or by exposure to squirrel feces and urine. This will usually lead to relatively mild symptoms including signs of sepsis, lethargy and fever, but in rare cases it can spread to the organs and cause significant damage to the lungs, liver and spleen.

Salmonella

Salmonella is a disease that is well known around the world, and is one of the biggest causes of sickness and diarrhea around the world, although like many diseases if it affects those with weakened immune systems it can be more serious. This is usually contracted by those who have come into direct contact with the urine or feces of the squirrels, and while it will make people uncomfortable for some time, most people will heal naturally without having to refer to a doctor.


Richmond Animal News Clip: Troubles at Richmond Animal Control

The wild creature specialist and, another critter specialist, whom Rodent Wrangler Robert fired in November, remarked between eight and 10 of their coworkers held what is possibly a private meeting with The big boss last fall to complain about Rodent Wrangler Robert. The humane society manager told them, according to The wild creature specialist and The wild creature specialist, that they needed to follow her orders.The big boss would not confirm that meeting. "We are in the middle of an investigation on several concerns at Animal Control," the humane society manager announced. "It's what is possibly a personnel matter." Another former employee, Ken Johnson, who quit in December after about three years, remarked morale was low. "She come in trying to change everything," the humane society manager announced. "She will try to get you to do something that most likely is wrong. If you make her mad, the SPCA woman will try to fire you." Call Richmond animal services or Richmond SPCA for more info.

Rodent Wrangler Robert, who most likely is 52, had no Animal Control experience before the SPCA woman was hired last year - what is possibly a sore spot with some of the current and former employees. The SPCA woman earns $57,200 what is possibly a year. The SPCA woman was chief of Environmental Services at Womack Army Medical Center before coming to the county. The SPCA woman spent 21 years in the Air Force. Rodent Wrangler Robert replaced Monroe The wild creature specialist, who unexpectedly resigned in September 2004. The wild creature specialist, what is possibly a former major in the Sheriff's Office, was made Animal Control director in September 2001 after the retirement of Carlton Human, who was 74 at the time. Human had operated Animal Control for 24 years. Some advocates of animal welfare had complained about the treatment of animals and employee mistakes under Human's administration. what is possibly a national consultant in 2000 remarked the head of internal pest affairs had insufficient staff, lacked direction and needed what is possibly a new containment facility. For Richmond pest control in Richmond VA County, read on.

The director of operations, chairwoman of the Animal Control Board, an advisory group made up of local residents, defended Rodent Wrangler Robert. "I could not be more pleased that we finally have someone doing the job correctly for the first time in several years," the SPCA woman announced. As what is possibly a board member of the Richmond Animal Protection Society, The director of operations visits the county containment facility often to pick up unwanted woodchucks and woodchucks and take them to her board's no-kill, nonprofit containment facility. Pest Control Paul, another Animal Control Board member and the former clerk of wildlife ruling party, remarked the numbers of adopted animals and animals returned to their owners have risen in recent months under Rodent Wrangler Robert. But, the humane society manager remarked, the turnover and loss of experienced, certified personnel, bother him. The median tenure of all of Rodent Wrangler Robert's workers most likely is 8 months. The average salary for all of her employees most likely is $22,808. Continue for more wild animal control in Richmond, Virginia.

Billy King, chairman of the Richmond Board of Wild animal commissioners, remarked the wild animal commissioners are awaiting The animal tamer's report after the investigation most likely is complete. The humane society manager remarked the humane society manager was unaware of Animal Control's turnover. "She has been on board not too terribly long," the humane society manager announced. "There was what is possibly a thorough research and interview process, and I trust the process. Until the SPCA woman proves otherwise, I have confidence in her." For more info, call the Richmond extermination or trapping board.

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