Category Archives: Animal Articles|Animal Control

Snakes in Dallas-Fort Worth

Snakes typically enter a home or a business searching for food, water, or shelter, especially during the summer months. In Texas, snakes will often retreat from the heat by entering a building. Texas is home to over 100 species and subspecies of [...]

Rat Species

Types of Rats If you have rats in your home, it is likely one of four species of rats: Norway rats, roof rats, cotton rats, and pack rats. The cotton rat is found in the southern United States. Both Norway rats and roof rats thrive throughout [...]

Worried you have animals in your attic? Five signs you have an unwelcome guest

Since they're warm and often undisturbed by humans, attics make great nesting options for many unwanted critters. Most often these pests seek shelter in attics to survive harsh weather during winter or raise young during the spring. Why is there [...]

Are Deer Dangerous?

Are Deer Dangerous to People? Deer are common throughout the United States. Despite being familiar enough not to cause alarm, deer are dangerous pests in some circumstances. When abundant resources attract large numbers of these animals to an [...]

Deer Mouse Droppings

Problems Caused by Deer Mouse Droppings Deer mice are small rodents with large eyes and white underbellies. These pests enter homes in search of food or shelter. In addition to damaging property, infestations can be harmful to humans because [...]

Deer Mouse in House

Do Deer Mice Live in Houses? Deer mice are common rodents in North America. They have prominent, rounded ears and large eyes. House mice are more likely to invade homes since deer mice prefer to live outdoors. However, when the pests do get [...]

Deer Repellent

Deer and People Deer live in a variety of habitats and survive by foraging for food in woods, fields, and yards. The animals eat many kinds of plants and often damage landscaping. To prevent the pests from grazing in gardens and flowerbeds, some [...]

Corn Snakes

Facts Corn snakes get their name from their colorful body patterns, which resemble maize. The pests also often live near cornfields and grain stores to hunt for rodents. Corn snakes are non-venomous and mild-tempered. Appearance Corn snake [...]

Copperhead Snakes

Facts Copperheads live in a variety of areas across the country and bite more people than any other species of venomous snake. The venom they produce is dangerous to humans but rarely fatal. Appearance These vipers get their name from their [...]

Coral Snakes

Facts The coral snake is the only venomous snake species in North America that lays eggs. These reptiles hunt pests that would otherwise bother homeowners, which makes them beneficial to the local ecosystem. However, coral snake venom is deadly, [...]