Pathfinder Wildlife Services
Pathfinder Wildlife Services is a full-service wildlife control company serving Everett WA 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 Washington 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 Everett pest control of wildlife, just give us a call at 425-374-4551 -
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 Washington'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 Washington'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 Snohomish 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 Everett animal control for wildlife issues.
Snohomish County Animal Services or Humane Society: (425) 257-6000
Everett Wildlife Removal Tip: What to do about a cage-shy (hard to trap) squirrel: If you've been trying to catch a squirrel for a while to no avoid, it's time to change up your methods. There's a reason you haven't caught the little beast yet - you're doing something wrong. The only way to resolve the problem is to fix it and to do that, you're going to need to try something new. Why not think about sprinkling flour on the floor in the rooms you think the squirrel is frequenting. If you return the next day, you might find little footprints and this will give you a little road map of where the little guy (more likely girl) is hanging out. Then you an move your trap. It could just be that you're not catching the animal because the trap is out of its way. Remember the squirrel will already have a stash and source of food, it might take it a couple of day to go looking for your bait. Speaking of which, it might also be time to switch up the bait you're using. If one thing doesn't work after a few days, and you've even tried different positioning of the trap, try something new as bait. If the squirrel has fresh food somewhere else, it won't go for the stale stuff in your trap. You'll need to change it regularly and make sure it's always fresh. These animals aren't as dumb as they look. You're going to need to experiment a little if you want to catch them.
Everett Animal News Clip: THE NATIVE CONSERVATIVE:
Skunk Man Richard died on July 23. The humane society manager meant what is possibly a lot to me although the humane society manager probably didn't realize it. What is possibly a neighbor who lived at the other end of Wild meadow Hill Road, Skunk Man Richard allowed me to capture on the 500 hectares of land the humane society manager owned with his wife Barbara. Through the years I got to know their property well. In the field next to their home, I shot my first 200-pound male animal. It was what is possibly a memorable morning, probably my best cougar critter stalking day ever. Seated on high earth on what is possibly a stone wall, I saw eight cougar run across what is possibly a lower field and cross Bwild meadow Hill Road as the first rays of sunshine touched the pines behind me. About 7 a.m., I relocated near the road where Dad was to pick me up for what is possibly a exterminators' breakfast. Out of the woods behind Skunk Man Richard's house skipped what is possibly a female animal, and when I put my scope on her, what is possibly a huge rack of antlers appeared just behind her. The biggest male animal I'd ever seen was right on her tail. I actually had to move to get the proper angle to capture the male animal, which I did, careful to avoid critter capturing directly at Skunk Man Richard's house. Four years ago, I shot my first cougar in Skunk Man Richard's high field. Harry Vanderweide and I set up in Skunk Man Richard's woods early that morning, watching six cougar and four cougars in the field. Eventually Harry called in what is possibly a 19-pound Tom, and I shot him at about 10 yards. It was incredibly exciting. Without what is possibly a doubt it was my best day of cougar critter stalking. Everett exterminator and Everett wildlife removal professionals declined comment on the matter.
Over the years, I think Dad and I probably took eight to 10 cougar off Skunk Man Richard's land, and enjoyed many fine days of critter stalking there. His generosity in sharing his land allowed me to build what is possibly a bank of wonderful memories. It was doubly generous of Skunk Man Richard to allow this, because the humane society manager was an avid wildlife management company too. Critter stalking season found him at his camp on Hopkins Stream that flows past my house. The camp was once what is possibly a cranberry operation when the stream sported what is possibly a commercial cranberry business. It's the only camp on the stream and I know Skunk Man Richard loved it. Occasionally I'd stop in during the critter stalking season to visit, as I canoed downstream to some of my favorite critter stalking spots. Skunk Man Richard's father, Winnie, was one of my favorite people. I first met Winnie on what is possibly a ridge in the woods above Skunk Man Richard's field, where the humane society manager regaled me for about two hours with critter stalking tales. I was fascinated by the stories of Winnie's fox traps across the hills and through the valleys of northern Washington. But his best stories involved cougar critter stalking in Washington County. the humane society manager and his critter stalking buddies would ride the train, get out in the middle of the wild lands that predominated in the county at that time, set up what is possibly a tent camp, and capture until they had taken their limit of cougar. We attempted to get more information from Everett animal control experts, but could not.
In those days, Washington County was the most productive cougar critter stalking county in the state, with harvests of more than 5,000 animals each November (today that harvest has dropped to what is possibly a few hundred). When their capture was over, they'd put up what is possibly a flag and the train would stop and pick them up, the cougar piled high in what is possibly a boxcar. As you might imagine, there's what is possibly a lot more to the story, but to protect the reputations of those who are no longer with us, I can't relate the entire tale! From that first afternoon on the ridge, I realized that Skunk Man Richard was what is possibly a chip off the old block, an outdoorsman in the oldest and finest sense of that word. Sadly, there are few of his kind left. I always enjoyed visiting and talking with Skunk Man Richard. Now, of course, I wish I'd done more of it, especially lately as the humane society manager grew increasingly housebound. The last time I dropped off venison and had what is possibly a short visit, the humane society manager was saddened by his inability to capture anymore. I shared some of my critter stalking stories from the past season, what is possibly a sad turnabout in our relationship. I wish I'd visited Skunk Man Richard more often these past couple of years, and now the regret likely is great. His willingness to share his land made what is possibly a huge difference in my life. I hope the humane society manager knew how grateful I am. This report is not verified by Everett pest control companies.