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Gainesville Coyote Removal
“Coyotes in the yard” is one of the most common complaints we receive in the Greater Gainesville in Middle Florida area. Coyotes are very prevalent in most urban residential neighborhoods across the state of Florida. We have created the perfect habitat in urban areas with the availability of food, water, shelter, and a wide array of other wildlife, much which would be on the prey menu of a coyote.
Whether it is a pack of coyotes living in a family unit in close proximity to your property or a transient single coyote that happens to make frequent visits to your yard, it is a growing problem leaving many residents and officials wondering what can be done. Contact a Animal Pros coyote control specialist for a consultation in keeping your yard safe from coyotes.
How To Get Rid Of Coyotes In Your Yard
Effectively getting rid of coyotes in your yard can be successful relying on several proven methods to curb coyote activity. The greater Gainesville area is compromised many residential neighborhoods including large lots many which are around green spaces which create the perfect habitat for coyotes, as many neighborhoods already have a abundance of other wildlife, pets, food and shelter. Coyotes prefer not to interact with people and usually are not a danger, although conflicts do occur and have been increasing at a rapid rate. There will often be several factors that will be key in eliminating and reducing coyote activity in your yard. Follow these simple steps to help eliminate coyoteactivity around your property.
- Avoid feeding pets outdoors.
- Avoid feeding other wildlife like bird and squirrel feeders.
- Avoid using compost piles.
- Keep your yard or property maintained by cutting down on yard debris.
- Avoid having or completely fencing off to domestic outside animals like goats, sheep, chickens and peahens.
- Ensure the foundation of your home is secure.
- Ensure openings around your deck porch or shed are completely closed off.
- Ensure all trash cans and garbage is completely secure.
- Avoid allowing your pets to roam around freely outdoors.
- Pick up any fallen fruit or vegetables under trees and plants.
- Contact a Animal Pros specialist for a consultation.
While these methods above will help curb activity there are other methods that can be utilized which include professional control, fencing or the adding of additional fencing to existing fence, automatic motion activated sprayers, scare tactics and hazing, relying on a big dog to scare away coyotes, and even purchasing a mule or donkey.
Professional control for coyote problems in your yard is often required. Animal Control facilities and state wildlife officials will not provide services for coyote control. For an immediate threat to health and safety from a coyote conflict do contact your local police department. For professional control and removal of coyotes contact a Animal Pros specialist today.
Coyotes Coming In Your Yard To Attack Pets
Coyote attacks on pets are increasing nationwide, as some cities have reports of 50 plus confirmed coyote attacks recorded on dogs and cats. As coyotes are becoming accustomed and more comfortable to residential living, increased attacks will continue. There are some helpful suggestions out there which can stop a coyote from attacking a pet, and that includes keeping a eye on dogs and cats at all times. Even with a fence, pets should not be left unattended.Coyotes are incredibly clever and possess the ability to dig under and climb over fences. Additions added to existing fences are great to ensure coyotes stay out of your yard and a consultation with a Animal Pros specialist should be scheduled. Keeping dogs and cats close to you while outside is the best way to prevent a coyote attack on a pet.
How To Keep Coyotes Out Of Your Yard
The most effective way to keep coyotes out of your yard is fencing. Depending on if you have a existing fence or not, the long term results from proper fencing is effective. Coyotes are remarkable and possess the ability to get through a 4″ x 4″ opening, and yes, i did say a 4″x4″ opening. Coyotes will always be around residential areas, and the addition of a proper fencing application can ensure protection of your pets without worry. Contact a Animal Pros fencing specialist for more information.