Opossum Removal

Opossum Facts

Activity

 Nocturnal

Type

 Mammals

Diet

 Omnivores

Breeding

 January-February & June-July (California)

Weight

 Up to 15 pounds, usually 4-7 pounds

Size

 Up to 3 feet

Average Life Span

 Life Span: Rarely beyond 3 years

Keep children and pets away from opossums!

Opossums are willing to fight with dogs and cats—using sharp pointed teeth to cause serious injury. While opossums usually are not aggressive until cornered, they have lost much of their fear of people and will enter your homes if food is available. You may find opossums under porches and decks, in tool sheds, even in attics, garages and below buildings.Opossums forage at night, damaging vegetable gardens, feasting in fruit trees, raiding garbage cans, and eating pet food left outside. An opossum will eat nearly anything, including fruits and nuts, snakes, mice, and even roadkill. When an opossum chooses to avoid contact, it will climb a tree or hide in any convenient burrow. The opossum may also choose to discharge a smelly, greenish fluid from its anal glands in order to repel a threat. Opossums do carry various diseases–including tuberculosis–and host fleas, ticks, mites and lice that will transfer to your pets. In Orange County and Los Angeles County, the opossums’fleas have increased the spread of flea-borne typhus.Opossums are also the only marsupial in North America! They are also immune to venomous snake bites including rattle snakes, and almost never have rabies!

Opossum Control

Call Advanced Wildlife Removal at 714.862.9687 for safe, humane opossum control. Eviction of opossums is usually completed in less than one (1) week.
Following a few of your own preventative measures can help in making your property less attractive to opossums:

  • Trim overgrown shrubbery
  • Separate roof edges from trees by 5 feet
  • Bring pet food and water indoors between dusk to dawn
  • Secure trash cans with tight lids
  • Remove fallen fruit and other food sources from your grounds
  • Stack firewood & other items tightly–about 18 inches from the ground

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    How To Safely Remove Opossums From Your Home

    No one wants wildlife invading their house but sometimes animals be in where they are certainly not supposed to be. When you have an opossum in your house you will want to get rid of it straight away before it bites someone or causes a lot of damage. It could be hard seeking to remove one all by yourself and you might should call Advanced Wildlife Removal to remove the opossum. It will probably be a lot easier to care for your situation when using a wildlife removal service.

    Trying to remove an animal yourself is quite hard and it is something that is difficult to complete on your own. Your pet could bite you and you might also get scratched. There is always the possibility the animal has rabies so you could get bit. It is crucial that you receive help so you call a wildlife removal company to get help.

    Opossums can invade your house and they can scratch and cause other damage in your home. It is essential to make them go away simply because you don’t would like them causing issues. The opossums can be a threat for your family when they bite you and also they can create a big mess in your home. You don’t would like to deal with opossums since they can chew and dig and so they could also steal your food. They are able to steal your furry friend food too.

    An opossum could attack your cats and dogs in addition to their sharp nails might lead to serious injuries. It is vital that you happen to be careful when you find yourself working with this animal mainly because it can hurt you and also cause harm. The wildlife removal service is going to send someone to your residence to inspect it and they can think of the easiest method to take away the opossum. The expense of the service will almost certainly be determined by how many opossums you might be working with and exactly how difficult they will probably be to take out.

    You have to get from the opossums before they cause excessive damage to your residence or hurt your pets. The technician will clear away the opossums safely and they also won’t hurt them. They are going to move them somewhere safe so you don’t have to worry about them getting killed. It will be less complicated to get rid of the opossums when using a wildlife removal service and they can be sure that the opossums are quickly removed.

    If you feel you have opossums you have to get reduce them right away and also the opossum will likely be removed safely without getting hurt. Ensure that you use a wildlife removal service you are able to count on and be sure how the service will almost certainly execute a safe job and quickly eliminate the opossums without a lot of hassle. There are numerous steps you can take to remove them along with the wildlife removal service will almost certainly make use of the best techniques to eliminate them.

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