Wildlife Removal FAQS
Frequently Asked Questions About Wildlife Removal and Control
Here at Budget Animal Removal, we get a lot of the same inquiries about wildlife removal and control. For your convenience, we have provided the answers to them, below! If you have additional questions or concerns about protecting your property from nuisance wildlife, please give us a call at 317-875-3099 and speak with a DNR licensed wildlife abatement specialist, anytime.

+What are the Signs of Animal Infestation or Activity?

There are various signs that can indicate an animal infestation or interference around your property. Different animals exhibit different behaviors, making the list of possible signs pretty long. However, the most common indications that animals are inside or nearby include strange stains on walls, ceilings, and door frames, as well as, noises coming from the attic or walls, missing pet food, rummaged trashcans, noises in the chimney, scratches on siding, ripped roof shingles, and animal droppings.

+Will a Wild Animal Attack Me?

Animals are wild and primitive in nature, regardless of species, age, or gender. For this reason, they are unpredictable and should always be respected in that manner. Never attempt to touch, trap, harm, kill, or tamper with a wild animal under any circumstances. Although most wild animals are not likely to attack because they are more afraid of you than you are of them, you do not want to take the risk. Furthermore, provoking an animal may cause them to act defensively, or instigate an attack. A common scenario is a curious dog sniffing an annoyed skunk.

+What Should I Do if There is an Animal in My House?

If you discover a wild animal in your house, the very first thing you should do is remove all people and pets from the area. Then isolate the animal by shutting all other doors and windows in the home so the animal cannot enter other rooms. Leave just one exit point for the animal such as a door or window. Do not use anything to tamper or encourage the animal to move; this may only harm or provoke the animal. Instead, allow the animal ample time to leave on its own. If it does not leave after an hour or so, contact our licensed Indianapolis wildlife control contractors for emergency service. We offer 24 hour emergency wildlife removal services, so you can count on us anytime.

+Do Wild Animals Carry Diseases?

Any wild animal can carry and transmit infectious diseases. Some of the most common transmissible diseases carried by wild animals include Rabies, roundworm, distemper, and more. They can also pass along pests and parasites, like fleas, ticks, lice, and mites. Furthermore, their droppings can spread bacterial infections and fungal spores, which can cause a long list of health implications. These reasons and more are why you should always avoid contact with wild animals, and immediately have your home or property decontaminated after an infestation. Also be sure to vaccinate your pets!

+What Wildlife Removal Services Do You Offer?

We provide services for all Indiana wildlife species, with the exception of waterfowl (ducks, geese, etc.). Along with residential and commercial animal extraction service, we also offer wildlife proofing services to ensure future infestations do not occur, as well as, wildlife cleanup and decontamination and minor attic restorations to repair animal damages. We also offer full-property inspections, free estimates, free advice, referrals, 24 hour emergency service, and homeowners’ insurance claim work for animal damages.

+What Methods Do You Use For Wildlife Removal and Control?

Here at Budget Animal Removal, our certified professionals adhere to all industry-accepted standards and best practices, as well as, operate within all local, state, and federal laws that govern wildlife. As a non-lethal company, we use a careful and concentrated approach to accurately identify, locate, extract, and exclude any species of nuisance wildlife using a variety of non-lethal methods, including live traps, artificial hormones, state of the art luminosities, and automated static noise devices. We always make sure to avoid non-target animals, and we never use poisons, repellents, fatal devices, nor environmentally-damaging or toxic products.

+What are Your Credentials?

We are DNR (Department of Natural Resources) licensed and insured wildlife rescue and control contractors. We have over 25 years of experience in the industry, and specialize in wild animal cleanup and damage restoration. We also offer emergency animal removal, free estimates, and free advice.

+Do You Accept Homeowners’ Insurance Claim Work?

Yes; here at Budget Animal Removal, we have worked alongside many mainstream insurance carriers to provide clean and restoration services for animal damages and more. Some companies that we have worked with in the past include:

Allstate #1-800-255-7828
American Family #1-800-692-6326
Amica #1-800-242-6422
Auto-Owners #1-888-252-4626
Chub #1-800-252-4670
Cincinnati #1-513-870-2150
Farmers #1-800-435-7764
Nationwide #1-877-669-6877
The Hartford #1-800-243-5860
State Farm #1-877-459-2347
Liberty Mutual #1-866-219-7100

+Do You Provide Animal Control for Dogs and Cats? For Waterfowl?

Budget Animal Removal only works with exotic wildlife, such as raccoons, bats, squirrels, opossum, skunks, moles, voles, beavers, birds, and all other forest-dwelling animals. We do not remove dogs, cats, or waterfowl. Waterfowl includes ducks, geese, herons, and similar water-dwelling birds. If you have problems with nuisance dogs, cats, or waterfowl, here are some links we recommend:

Waterfowl Control
Indianapolis Animal Control

Squirrels in the Attic Indianapolis IN
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