Facts, Control & Removal
Not only can we help you with wildlife removal and control, we can also help you understand wildlife
problems and individual species better too.
Humane methods are always our preferred choice when it comes to wildlife removal, prevention and control.
And once you learn more about our cost-effective discoveries, our long term solutions and the wildlife you share
your world with - we think it will be your preferred method too.
Bat exclusion is one of the main things we do and we have lots
of information for you on bats, including the seasonal considerations
of bat removal, rabies safety, disease information, fun facts,
types of bats found in Oklahoma, bat house benefits, and how to conduct a watch.
Squirrels can be quite a problem as they can be very destructive,
damaging your house or attic, chewing on your electrical wires and even attracting
larger, more destructive wildlife such as raccoons. Squirrels are also opportunistic omnivores.
Learn more about this
interesting critter and our squirrel removal services.
The skunk is an interesting critter. Our company was re-named by clients
because of the humane and entertaining ways we interact with skunks.
We have some fun
facts about skunks for you, plus information
on our skunk repellent and removal services and an odor removal recipe.
Raccoons can be a destructive health hazard to have around your home,
damaging your structure and soiling your attic insulation. Learn more
about our humane methods to evict, exclude and get rid of this beautiful
yet destructive critter. Damage example photos too.
The benefits and hazards
that can result from beaver activity.
Also, info on dams, oklahoma populations, habitats, family life and exclusion methods.
Understanding behavior such as the beaver's building skills
and innate instincts is vital for successful beaver control to occur.
Getting rid of rats can be a difficult task, particularly since they are afraid of new things such as traps. And, of
all the critters we handle, rats are the smartest. But, we know how to get rid of rats just the same.
Know the facts about rats and you will be able to control them better.
Information on mouse problems, causes and solutions.
It is important to get rid of mice the right way, if your home isn't
properly sealed the mice will quickly return, and poisons can inadvertently
kill pets. We can
properly remove your mice, locate dead mice within your walls and
seal your home to prevent future issues.
Snakes are fascinating and beneficial animals, however, venomous snakes can be dangerous.
We practice humane snake removal methods and can help prevent snakes from becoming a
problem in your environment. Also, fascinating tid bits you may not have known about snakes.
The opossum is North America's only marsupial.
We have interesting behavioral and anatomical facts about the opossum for you to read about.
Although interesting, wild opossums can be quite a nuisance too. Trapping isn't
always the answer, our humane methods can effectively control your opossum problems without it.
A look at city dwelling foxes, what attracts them to neighborhoods,
what to do if you see one, and how you
can get rid of foxes on your own - without trapping and potentially harming them. We've also got
some great photos of foxes taken right in the heart of urban Tulsa.
Groundhogs, sometimes called woodchucks or whistle-pigs,
are incredible digging machines that can quickly destroy a
lawn, basement or even a foundation. Luckily, they are
easy to coax away from your home. We've put together
some information including how our services can help.
To the best of our knowledge, The Skunk Whisperer® is the only company in Oklahoma that will assist
you with cat removal and trapping. Learn more about our services, Spay, Trap and Neuter programs, and how
you can help prevent stray and feral cat problems around your home.
Information on the nine banded armadillo,
behavioral expectations, why armadillos fall into the "nuisance" wildlife category,
and armadillo wildlife control solutions to consider.
We've also got some fun facts about armadillos including why they are
one of the most common road kill fixtures on Texas & Oklahoma highways.
Flying squirrels do not really fly, they actually glide.
Many homeowners are surprised to learn they have flying squirrels in their attic because they have never
seen them outside. This is because flying squirrels are nocturnal and often blend in with the environment.
Getting rid of flying squirrels is tricky, but we know how to do it effectively so you won't have
The pecking and drumming habits of many
Oklahoma woodpeckers, such as the Red-Headed variety shown here, can cause a lot of damage to your home.
We've developed effective methods to control woodpeckers and the
jackhammer like damage they can do.
The Canada Goose is a beautiful bird to behold; however, they can make a stinky,
even slippery mess if not managed properly. Learn more about our flock size management
and relocation services and fun facts about geese too, including group terminology.
Wild birds and pigeons can make quite a mess around your home and business,
driving away friends and customers, not to mention the damage they can do
to an attic. They can also start a trend, particularly in attics, where their activity
attracts squirrels and later raccoons.
When rabbits are eating flower bed plants, there is no
reason for them to hop into a trap. And removing one rabbit
will only open that territory for others who will soon move in.
We can help control your rabbit problem with adjustments to your landscaping and/or structures.
Porcupines are Oklahoma's second largest rodent, second only to the beaver.
They can be intriguing, but their quills can be hazardous, and porcupines
can do a lot of damage to trees, your lawn and around the house.
Learn more about ways to help control
them around your property.
Vultures, also called buzzards, can be difficult to control and cannot simply be scared away.
They roost in large groups becoming a scary nuisance not only for individual
homeowners but entire towns as well.
We know how to get rid of vultures, but they are federally protected
and special government permits are required.
The Skunk Whisperer® offers green pest control services because our wildlife control methods
also help prevent insect and household pest problems. The two issues, wildlife and pest invasion, often
go hand in hand. Controlling both potential issues together as one
is an efficient, cost-effective way to protect your home.
Interesting facts about coyotes including reproduction, potential dangers
to pets, the coyote food chain, the disadvantages of coyote hunting and
trapping, using livestock guardians for protection and various
humane preventative methods and tools to help control them.
Unofficially, mountain lions have been sighted throughout the state of Oklahoma.
We have interesting photos, details on The Skunk Whisperer's encounters with cougars
in Oklahoma and Texas; and general facts and information on prevention and control.
Black panthers have been sighted in Oklahoma and in different parts of the U.S.
The term "black panther" is not a term that in itself represents
a specific species of "big cat". Rather the term is used in
general to describe any large predatory cat such as a Jaguar or Leopard
black in color.
Bobcats are not typically confrontational,
but when hungry enough, they will attack and eat small cats and dogs.
We've put together some information on things that can attract Bobcats to the area around
your home, and some photos of urban bobcats living in Mid-town Tulsa.
High climbing roof rats are primarily an attic problem.
As with other kinds of rats, they are smart and difficult to get rid of.
Building modifications and the proper expertise will be crucial when it comes to getting rid of roof rats
and keeping them from re-invading your home.
Information on repellents, trapping, and removal options.
The Skunk Whisperer® does not offer lethal trapping and poison services for controlling moles and
gophers. We can help you control them with humane methods but in the case of these particular critters
these methods may be cost prohibitive for most individuals.
Scorpions can be dangerous pests with a painful sting. An individual scorpion can produce over 100
babies so proper exclusion is important. The Skunk Whisperer® has proofed many homes successfully
and we can help prevent scorpion problems for you too.
Crayfish are not typically thought of as nuisance wildlife, but we
have included them in the list because they can
do a lot of damage to your lawn. They can be difficult to control but
improving water drainage around your home and changing your watering schedule can help.
We no longer offer honey bee removal, however, if you need assistance properly sealing
up your home to keep bees out after the fact, or as a preventative step - we can assist you. We've also
included some information for you about bees and hive removal from your home.
Below you will find helpful information on additional topics of interest that relate to wildlife control
in general, or under special circumstances.