Schenectady and Saratoga Springs Wildlife Control & Pest Animal Removal
In Rensselaer County, NY
Meerkat Pest Control
Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (518) 434-8128
Contact - 518-874-0315
- We are a full service Nuisance Wildlife Removal and Prevention company.
- We Humanely Remove and Exclude problem animals for Homeowners and Business.
- From Moles to Squirrels, Raccoons, Skunks, Woodchucks, Bats, Birds and more.
- CRITTER PROOF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS TODAY!
- Going Batty? Bats in your Belfry? Want them PERMANENTLY REMOVED?
- Call Us Today to solve your Nuisance Wildlife Needs!
Meerkat Pest Control provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the
city of Schenectady and Saratoga Springs in New York. We can handle almost any type of wild animal problem, from squirrels in the attic of a home, to bat removal and
control, raccoon removal, or Schenectady and Saratoga Springs snake removal. Our New York wildlife management pros provide a complete solution - including
the repair of animal damage, and wildlife waste cleanup. If you need to get rid of your pest animals with care and expertise, give Meerkat Pest Control a call at 518-874-0315
There are many Schenectady and Saratoga Springs pest control companies, but most deal with extermination of insects. We deal strictly with wild animals, such as raccoon, skunk, opossum, and more.
Meerkat Pest Control differs from the average Schenectady and Saratoga Springs exterminator business because we are licensed and insured experts, and deal only with animals. We are not merely
trappers, but full-services nuisance wildlife control operators, offering advanced solutions.
Schenectady and Saratoga Springs wildlife species include raccoons, opossums, squirrels, rats,
skunks several species of snakes and bats, and more. Many animals can cause
considerable damage to a house, not to mention contamination. We offer repairs of animal entry points and biohazard cleanup and we guarantee our work. Our Schenectady and Saratoga Springs
rodent (rat and mouse) control is superior to other pest management companies. All of our wildlife trapping is done in a humane manner. Of course, we are properly
New York state licensed. We are highly experienced in
Schenectady and Saratoga Springs raccoon removal, squirrel removal, bat control, and more.
We at Meerkat Pest Control believe we are the best Schenectady and Saratoga Springs trappers of
wildlife, and would be happy to serve your Schenectady and Saratoga Springs bat removal or pigeon and bird control needs with a professional solution. Skunks, moles, and other animals
that can damage your lawn - we trap them all. Our professional pest management of wildlife and animals can solve all of your Schenectady and Saratoga Springs
critter removal needs. Our specialty is removal of animals in homes such as raccoons in the attic or squirrels in the attic. If you need Schenectady and Saratoga Springs pigeon control, Canada geese or other bird removal, we can help. We are experts with
skunk problems, digging animals such as armadillos, & groundhogs, and we offer New York dead animal removal. We trap mice and voles. We do home repairs, animal prevention,
and removal of critters from the attic, ceiling, basement, animal in the wall, and any part of a building. Give us a call at 518-874-0315 for a price quote and more information.
Remember, we at Meerkat Pest Control run a wildlife removal company, and charge for our services. If you are searching for help with a dog or cat issue,
you need to call your local Rensselaer County animal control or SPCA. They can assist you with problems such as a dangerous dog, stray cats, lost pets,
etc. There is no free service in Rensselaer County that provides assistance with wild animals.
Rensselaer County Animal Services, NY:
Schenectady and Saratoga Springs Wildlife Tip:
What time does a raccoon get out to search for food -There is no specific time a raccoon goes out and looks for food. These animals are nocturnal, so they will probably be most active at dusk. This isn't always true, however. Because an attic is continually dark, it's not uncommon for a racoon in the home to be active all day long. They do most of their foraging at night, but if you always dump our fresh pet food during the day, don't be surprised to see the racoon raiding the dish. As opportunistic feeders, racoons will change their habits to mirror ours. They remember when we put out our garbage, and they know where we leave our compost. Just because they are nocturnal doesn't mean they will only be out and about at night. If you wondering when a raccoon will leave so you can go looking for its babies, the best bet is to attach a cage trap to the racoon's exit hole and then scare the animal into it by entering the attic. Now you've captured the adult and are free to look for the litter. If you do manage to find the babies while the adult is out, you can use them to lure her into the cage trap out in the yard.
Schenectady and Saratoga Springs, NY Animal News Clip:
Forum addresses impact of sprawl on wild places
Schenectady - What does the future hold for wild things and wildlife habitat in New York? If you could look 25 years into the future, what would New York look like? With more and more people seeking a place with a good view, with more homes being built in squirrel and skunk yards and in other fragile environments, can we expect the decline of more species and greater conflicts between animals and humans in the future? These and other concerns were brought to the forefront during a three-day forum that included biologists, scientists, outdoor writers and a collection of green organizations at the Eagle Mountain House in Schenectady last weekend.
The forum, sponsored by the Open Spaces Institute and the National Wildlife Federation, brought six speakers to address the concerns of how the northern New England states hope to cope with the growth that is sure to come. One speaker told the group of some 20 in attendance that they could get a good glimpse at the future if they contrasted the mountainous, wooded surroundings at Troy with the sprawl that was evident in southern New York.
"Drive 50 miles south of here," Scot The Troy pest control specialist said. "That's what it's going to be like where you are (in Saratoga Springs) today. That's sobering." The Glens Falls pest control specialist said that pest control companies, fishermen and trappers could help ensure wild places in the future if they only learned to organize. The local Hudson Falls SPCA could not be reached for comment.
"Sportsmen are a very, very powerful force," said The Glens Falls pest control specialist, the vice president of the Wildlife Management Institute. "But they need to engage. Will your grandchildren have a reason to animal capture and places to animal capture in the future?" In order to help conserve wildlife and vital natural areas before they become too rare and costly to protect, Congress has required every New York to develop a statewide wildlife action plan.
Speakers repeatedly referred to the wildlife action plans - created thanks to the cooperation of scientists, sportsmen, conservationists and members of the community. Ron The Glens Falls pest control specialist, the bossy fellow of wildlife for the New York Fish & Wildlife Agency, spoke about the significance of the wildlife action plans that have just recently been completed. Despite this, wildlife removal services are not a free service in Rensselaer County.
"This is a state-by-state, simultaneous checkup on the health of wildlife," he said. "This is science-based analysis of habitat and the distribution of species. There's ways to perpetuate these critters." The basic concept behind these wildlife action plans, according to the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, is "to conserve wildlife and the lands and waters where they live for future generations." For more info about pest control for animals in Eastern NY, call a local animal trapping company.
While there was some discussion about how quickly and precisely where the growth will occur in northern New England, there was no debate about the fact that amounts growth is inevitable. "Change is coming and it is predicted to be fast here and slow there," said Dr. Steve The Glens Falls wildlife removal company pro, a professor of biology and environmental science at Middlebury College. Steve The Saratoga Springs pest control specialist, a regional representative with the National Wildlife Federation and the forum's moderator, challenged the assembled writers to get the message out to their readers about the need for cooperation among, on one side, pest control companies, fishermen and trappers, and, on the other side, people from environmental groups. Despite this, wildlife removal services are not a free service in Schenectady County.
But a Glens Falls critter capture pro, an outdoor writer from New York, suggested that, in order for the people from both sides to find some kind of mutual agreement about the concerns, they must put away old stereotypes. "Lots of people look at pest control companies as gravy-sucking hogs," he said. That remark drew a good deal of laughter. The critter capture pro suggested that the "bullets," pest control companies and fishermen, and the "greens," people who don't animal capture and fish but pursue outdoor pursuits such as hiking and kayaking, have much in common. The Eastern NY SPCA could not be reached for a comment.
"Both sides agree on conservation but don't agree on preservation," he said. "We've got to get preservation out of our talk." Randy The critter capture pro, an outdoor writer from New York, said he believes that the two sides can work together for the common good - preserving land for wildlife and the enjoyment of wildlife by the public. "The environmental movement is still very strong and still very much alive," he said, "especially by groups that accept wildlife trapping and fishing as an effective tool." For more information on how to get rid of nuisance New York wildlife, read on.
John The Hudson wildlife removal company pro, an outdoor writer and sheep creature trapper from northern New York said that, for many people, owning a piece of land in the country is the ultimate dream. But, The Schenectady wildlife removal company pro suggested, what's the point of owning land if a strip mall can be built just down the road from you? The local Eastern NY wildlife control operator agrees with most of the above.
"It's just 'give me a piece of God's country and to hell with it,'" he said. The Saratoga Springs wildlife removal company pro also wondered why there was a lack of real leadership when it came to critical concerns such as wildlife habitat protection and sprawl. "There's no leadership on these concerns," he said. "People who animal capture and fish in the outdoors are way ahead of the curve. You would hope that the people we elect and appoint would be ahead, but they're not." The critter capture pro said that it is up to fish and wildlife agencies and individual towns to protect choice plots of land for future generations. "There's no way we're going to stop the development" of open land, he said. "That's going to continue. That's the reason why communities should set aside some open space." Eastern NY wildlife management officials concur.
If you need Schenectady and Saratoga Springs raccoon removal, rat trapping, squirrel removal, or have any questions about a wildlife problem in Schenectady and Saratoga Springs, please give Meerkat Pest Control a call at 518-874-0315, and we will listen to your problem, give you a price quote, and
schedule an appointment, usually same day or next day, to solve the problem.