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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    Opossum Removal Lomita California

    The Way To Safely Remove Opossums Out Of Your Home

    Nobody wants wildlife invading their property but sometimes animals enter where they are not should be. For those who have an opossum at your residence you are going to want to eliminate it immediately before it bites someone or causes an excessive amount of damage. It can be hard trying to remove one alone and you might must call Advanced Wildlife Removal to take out the opossum. It will likely be less complicated to deal with your needs by using a wildlife removal service.

    Trying to get rid of an animal yourself is very hard and it is something which is difficult to complete all on your own. Your pet could bite you and also you might end up getting scratched. There is certainly always the opportunity your pet has rabies and you also could get bit. It is very important that you get help and you call a wildlife removal company to get help.

    Opossums can invade your own home and so they can scratch and cause other damage at home. You should get rid of them since you don’t desire them causing issues. The opossums might be a threat to the family if they bite you and they can create a big mess in your house. You don’t want to deal with opossums mainly because they can chew and dig and they may also steal your food. They may steal your pet food too.

    An opossum could attack your cats and dogs as well as their sharp nails might cause serious injuries. It is essential that you happen to be careful when you find yourself coping with this animal since it can hurt you and also cause damage. The wildlife removal service will send someone to your home to examine it and they can develop the easiest way to take away the opossum. The fee for the service will probably rely on just how many opossums you happen to be dealing with and exactly how difficult they will likely be to take out.

    You have to get in the opossums before they cause an excessive amount of damage to your house or hurt your pets. The technician will remove the opossums safely plus they won’t hurt them. They will likely move them somewhere safe so that you don’t need to worry about them getting killed. It will likely be less complicated to take out the opossums if you use a wildlife removal service and they will be sure that the opossums are quickly removed.

    If you consider you have opossums you should get eliminate them immediately and the opossum will probably be removed safely without getting hurt. Ensure that you work with a wildlife removal service you are able to trust and make sure how the service will almost certainly execute a safe job and quickly eliminate the opossums without a lot of hassle. There are many steps you can take to get rid of them and the wildlife removal service will probably utilize the best ways to eliminate them.

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