Best Ground Squirrel Control Phoenix Az – Got Ground Squirrels? Need ground squirrel control and removal? We can help! Don’t let Arizona Ground Squirrels drive you nuts. The can wreak havoc in your yard by digging holes in the ground, killing expensive landscaping and/or damaging watering systems. #1 Ground Squirrel Exterminator Phoenix Az – Bills Pest Termite Control.
Don’t let these cute looking fur balls fool you. Arizona Round-Tailed Ground Squirrels can be considered far from cute when they cause thousands of dollar’s worth of damage to homes and vehicles. In addition to the damage this pest can be a risk to people by the holes left behind. More importantly they pose a health threat with their ability to transmit disease.
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Are Arizona ground squirrels protected? All three species of Arizona’s ground squirrels are classified as non-game animals by the Arizona Game and Fish Department and are protected under ARS Title 17-309. However, they can be controlled by any legal means if they are causing damage as per ARS Title 17-239.
Handling and contact with this pest is not advised. Like their other rodents they are known to carrier Salmonellosis bacteria, Lyme Disease, Tularemia, Leptospirosis and Rabies. They can present a Bubonic Plague threat. Bubonic Plague is a serious bacterial infection transmitted by the fleas that feed on this pest. The last (large) Bubonic Plague was responsible for the deaths of upwards of 25 million people in Europe (14th Century). Arizona alone accounted for 20% of confirmed Bubonic Plague cases last year. Handling live or dead Ground Squirrels is discouraged.
Arizona Round-Tailed Squirrels
Arizona Round-Tailed Ground Squirrels are burrowers. This act alone can cause damage to residential and commercial properties. They can damage many food bearing ornamental plants. The burrows of this pest can divert irrigation water and has been known to cause severe damage to levies and water retention systems. Arizona Round-Tailed Ground Squirrels have been known to burrow into structures. Resulting damage can to water lines and electrical wiring can run into the thousands of dollars.
Getting rid of this pest does not have to be difficult or expensive. Consumers are best served finding an experienced exterminator. Controlling and removing this pest is generally not a do-it-yourself project. Using poison is discouraged especially when considering the secondary exposure risks. Handling and using poisons create unnecessary risk to humans, pets and other wildlife.
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Bill’s Pest & Termite provides an array of ground squirrels control and removal options. From humane trapping and removal to baiting we have a solution for all size ground squirrel problems. Our services are safe, effective and affordable. Most services include a renewable service agreement that gives our customers peace of mind. Bill’s Pest & Termite Control provides free inspections, evaluations and second opinions.