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Animal Control Specialists provides animal trapping services throughout Akron, Ohio. There are situations that a Wildlife Exclusion cannot be performed and the animal must be trapped. Common animals that need to be trapped are Moles, Skunks, Foxes, Beavers, Muskrats, Coyotes, Opossums and Groundhogs. Not anyone can just trap an animal there are alot of factors that make for a successful trapping program along with having the appropriate permits from the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Animal Control Specialists technicians have the appropriate permits and perform successful trapping on a daily basis. If you think trapping may be right for your situation call us today we can evaluate and determine the best method to get rid of your nusiance pest.

Trapping Information

1Animal Determination: The first step in setting up a successful trapping program, the problem must be evaluated to determine the type of animal causing the damage. This will be done be evaluating the property for:

  • Inspection of the type of Animal Damage
  • Time of day the damage is occuring

2Select the Appropriate Trap: There are many traps on the market and selecting the right trap in imperative to a successful capture. Things to evaluate when selecting a trap.

  • What type of animal are you trying capture?
  • What type of trap can be used, a live trap versus a lethal?
  • The size of the trap must be determined? Is it a small, medium or large animal?

3Placement of the Trap: Placement of a trap must be determined by evaluating the following:

  • The animals travel pattern, the trap should be set where the animal is.
  • It should be set away from noise and people to avoid the animal being spooked.
  • On a flat stable surface, or make sure the trap is secured.

4Selection of Bait: The correct bait for the correct animal and trap must be selected. The following will help determine bait selection.

  • Determine if you need bait, some trapping does not require bait.
  • If bait is needed, select bait appropriate for that animal.
  • If using a live trap, placement of bait must be should trigger the trap.
Some of the more common trapping programs provided in Akron and surrounding Ohio areas are:
  • Skunk Trapping
  • Opossum Trapping
  • Groundhog Trapping
  • Raccoon Trapping
fox trapping
opossum trapping
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