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Trutech Wildlife Services - Critter Removal in Petersburg, VA

Petersburg Wildlife Control & Pest Animal Removal
In Dinwiddie County, VA

Trutech Wildlife Services
Contact - 757-777-9824

Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (804) 732-3654

  We service southeast Virginia, including the Norfolk, Suffolk, Ashland, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Newport News, and Hamton areas.     
Trutech Wildlife Services provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Petersburg in Virginia. 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 Petersburg snake removal. Our Virginia 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 Trutech Wildlife Services a call at 757-777-9824
There are many Petersburg pest control companies, but most deal with extermination of insects. We deal strictly with wild animals, such as raccoon, skunk, opossum, and more. Trutech Wildlife Services differs from the average Petersburg 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.
Petersburg 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 Petersburg 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 Virginia state licensed. We are highly experienced in Petersburg raccoon removal, squirrel removal, bat control, and more.
 
We at Trutech Wildlife Services believe we are the best Petersburg trappers of wildlife, and would be happy to serve your Petersburg 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 Petersburg 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 Petersburg 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 Virginia 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 757-777-9824 for a price quote and more information.

Remember, we at Trutech Wildlife Services 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 Dinwiddie 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 Dinwiddie County that provides assistance with wild animals.

Dinwiddie County Animal Services, VA:
(804) 732-3654


Petersburg Wildlife Tip:
An analysis of inhumane glue traps for mice

Because mice are rarely a welcome guest at people's homes, there have been a series of devices that a been created over the centuries that had been intended to allow people to capture, injure, and even terminate the life of a mouse. We are all quite familiar with the standard snap trap. This is a trap where a piece of bait is placed on the activating mechanism. And that bait is removed, it releases the bar on the trap, slamming down onto the mouse with the intention of terminating it. This has been a highly effective tool that is been used by people to kill mice for generations.

A new kind of trap that is gaining traction with many people, no pun intended, is the use of the glue trap. If you are unfamiliar with this kind trap, it is a piece of paper that is simply attached to the floor using a strip mechanism or nails so that the paper does not become jarred loose. On the surface that is not attached to the floor, there is a rather strong adhesive glue that traps the mouse whenever it steps on it. The rodent becomes attached to the paper, it cannot free itself and cannot dislodge the paper from the floor, so it is basically stuck there. After a short period of time, the animal dies either from starvation or lack of water and your problem is resolved.

Best of all, this is the kind of trap that can actually lure several different mice to it. When one mouse is trapped on the paper, it will not only attract others who will believe that the location may have food available, but if the original mouse dies on there other mice may see that mouse as a potential food source, getting dropped on the paper as well. It's an ingenious plan that offers a great deal of success to it.

The question is if this is a humane means to terminate a mouse's life. While the snap trap is not humane in many ways, as terminating the life of any animal isn't necessarily seen as humane, the reality is that it at least works quickly in handling your mouse problem. Very rarely does a mouse survive the force of a bar collapsing down on his head or abdomen area.

However, this is not true of the glue trap at all. This trap is intended to hang onto the mouse until it eventually dies or you come along and kill the animal using some other means. The animal is stuck there, terrified by the fact that it cannot get away, and there have been many instances where a mouse will begin to chew at its own paw in an attempt to get away.

This is a rather gruesome ending to the rodent's life and is why more people are starting to become disillusioned by the trap, seeing it as a completely inhumane and unnecessary means to handle this problem. It may work well for capturing ants or cockroaches, but many don't like it as a termination technique for mice.  
Petersburg, VA Animal News Clip:
No current news article at this time.  If you need Petersburg raccoon removal, rat trapping, squirrel removal, or have any questions about a wildlife problem in Petersburg, please give Trutech Wildlife Services a call at 757-777-9824, 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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