Schenectady and Saratoga Springs Wildlife Control / New York Animal Removal

Dunbar Pest Control - Animal Pest Control in Schenectady and Saratoga Springs, NY. Call us: 518-300-4992

Schenectady and Saratoga Springs Wildlife Control

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Check our year 2020 prices for wildlife control work. Call us 24/7 to schedule an appointment. If you can't afford our services, read about free Schenectady and Saratoga Springs wildlife control options.
Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (518) 434-8128.

Dunbar Pest Control is an Owner Operated pest control company serving Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Washington, and Warren counties in upstate New York. Business owner Nicholas Dunbar has worked in the pest control industry for over 10 years and has worked in the construction industry for 15 years. With this experience you can guarantee your home will be fixed properly. Nick strives to bring you the best service possible customized to fit your needs and your budget. We pride ourselves on our ability to work personally with each customer with no call center or Large office. Our one step process keeps things simple for the consumer and does not allow information to get lost in the shuffle between receptionist and technician. We back all of our work with a warranty that will get rid of your pests and keep them gone for good!

Dunbar Pest Control provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Schenectady and Saratoga Springs in New York. We offer custom animal control solutions for almost any type of wildlife problem, whether it be the noises of squirrels running through the attic, a colony of bats living in a building, animals digging in your yard, or the destructive behavior of a raccoon or other critter, we have the experience and the tools to quickly and professionally solve your problem. For a consultation and price quote, give us a call at 518-300-4992

Click here to check our prices updated for year 2020. There are many Schenectady and Saratoga Springs pest control companies for animals out there, but not all of them are licensed and insured professionals. Make sure that you hire a competent expert for your Schenectady and Saratoga Springs exterminator of wildlife. At Dunbar Pest Control, we will be courteous and friendly and take the time to answer your questions. Give our Schenectady and Saratoga Springs trappers at Dunbar Pest Control a call, and we will listen to your problem, and make an appointment to perform an inspection. Feel free to email us at schenectady@aaanimalcontrol.com

freeResources for free wildlife removal in Schenectady and Saratoga Springs
If you can't afford our pro wildlife work, you can try these agencies for free wildlife removal:
Rensselaer County Animal Services: (518) 434-8128
New York Wildlife Commission: 518-402-8920
Schenectady and Saratoga Springs Police Department: 518-584-1800

These agencies will only help with certain types of wildlife problems, and they are not always consistent. If you want a high quality of help done right, call our company.


New York is full of wildlife, including snakes, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, and more. Wildlife removal is a complex field. I recommend professional Schenectady and Saratoga Springs wildlife control services if you want to solve a critter problem legally and correctly. For example, we specialize in animals in the attic, which have broken into the house and almost always have a nest of baby animals. It is necessary to perform correct preventative repairs to keep pest animals a out of your house for good. We perform full building inspection, do the the repairs and we also offer attic decontamination if necessary. Rats and mice love to live in attics, and can chew wires or leave droppings. Some Schenectady and Saratoga Springs animals frequently enter homes, and correct removal is not a simple task.

County Animal ServicesDOG or CAT: If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local Rensselaer County Animal Control for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, vaccinations, licenses, pet adoption, lost pets, and more. If you have a wildlife problem, you can try calling the Rensselaer County animal control, and see what they have to say, but they will certainly not help you with a complex wildlife problem such as critters in your attic. They are a free government agency that helps with dog and cat issues only.

Rensselaer County Animal Services: (518) 434-8128


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 Control 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.


We are Schenectady and Saratoga Springs wildlife management experts, and are familiar with all the pest animals, including all species of New York snakes and bats. We at Dunbar Pest Control are the best among Schenectady and Saratoga Springs nuisance wildlife companies and can solve all animal damage issues. Our wildlife operators are skilled at bird control and bat removal, and would be happy to serve your Schenectady and Saratoga Springs bat control or pigeon and bird control needs with a professional solution. Opossums, skunks, moles, and other animals that can damage your lawn - we are the exterminators who can capture and remove them. Our specialty is removal of animals in homes such as raccoons in the attic or squirrels in the attic. Our professional pest management of wildlife and animals can solve all of your Schenectady and Saratoga Springs critter capture and control needs. Give us a call at 518-300-4992 for a price quote and more information.

If you have any questions about a wildlife problem in Schenectady and Saratoga Springs, or wildlife removal in Rensselaer County, please give Dunbar Pest Control a call at 518-300-4992, 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.

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