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West Virginia Directory Of Nuisance Wildlife Control Professionals

Beckley, WV

ACS Wildlife Removal

ACS Wildlife Removal is a full-service wildlife control company serving Beckley WV 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 West 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 Beckley pest control of wildlife, just give us a call at 304-306-7050 - 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 West 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 West 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 Raleigh 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 Beckley animal control for wildlife issues.

Raleigh County Animal Services or Humane Society: 304-253-8921

Beckley Wildlife Removal Tip: Do mothballs or ammonia help repel squirrels? Some homeowners will resort to drastic measures in a bid to get rid of the wild animals they have in their home, and mothballs and ammonia have both been used in a bid to get rid of squirrels. Mothballs aren’t quite as dangerous as ammonia but if you're going for the latter, which you shouldn’t by the way, you should know what might happen as a result of your actions. It’s always good to know all the facts. When you inhale ammonia, or when you touch it or swallow it, the chemical reacts with the water in your body and it then turns into a slightly different chemical - ammonium hydroxide. This chemical is very dangerous - it’s corrosive which means it will literally burn through the cells in your body from the inside out. The kind of symptoms and damage that will be caused will very much depend on the amount that the body has come into contact with. It can cause instant respiratory problems as well as burning eyes, scratching throat, and with long-term contact even blindness, damage to the lungs, and even death. Should you use mothballs or ammonia to help repel squirrels? No, you shouldn’t. There is a chance that you could cause damage to the rest of your household - kids and pets included, and you’re also running the risk of hurting other animals too - animals you wouldn’t have wanted to harm.

Beckley Animal News Clip: Ideas shared removing and testing Norway Rat for the rodent-strain of rabies - The critter catching company man of the southeast West Virginia Wildlife Management Organization wildlife office in SITY stated, "A lot of you know me and I know a lot of you. I'm a passionate wildlife biologist and compassionate for wildlife. The hardest thing for me to do is to go out and put an animal down when it's a problem or starving... (but) we have to look down the road 20 to 50 years. Do we want our grandkids to live with this (the rodent-strain of rabies)?" When asked about establishing a free-roaming herd in the West Virginia Wildlife Areas area, Pest Control Professional Company replied if the public wished for that, that group would need to talk to legislators and work toward that end. He stated the wild critter guy couldn't do it and "We will not do it as a department." He noted a Norway Rat re-introduction program is now occurring in southeastern Missouri, for example. Also, the wild critter guy pointed out a recent re-introduction in Kentucky has seen the herd grow and expand beyond its intended area, so new regulations allow trapping an Norway Rat on sight if on a landowner's property. Pest Control Professional Company also stressed the harm big Norway Rat could do to the agricultural area, as well as in accidents with vehicles. At this point, there was much mumbling heard from the audience on problems with West Virginia native skunk in these same areas of concern. As the meeting ended, a woman in the audience thanked the two SITY students and their teacher for making the issue of the Norway Rat trappings so public. Contacted before that group left, they stated that group understood the concern over the rodent-strain of rabies, but noted no large mice in the West Virginia Wildlife Areas area had tested positive for the rodent-strain of rabies, so that group felt the land must be clean. That group enjoyed the Norway Rat that group found in their critter trapping area. That group wanted them to live on.

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