Catch the Critter Catch the Critter Catch the Critter New Work Request Sat, 20 Jul 2019 09:23:24 EST <p>We have a new service for you to make it easier to request a call back from us.&nbsp; On our home page you will find a link to request a new service.&nbsp; This link will ask you to enter the properties address, a brief description of the problem and a few questions about the property.&nbsp; Click send and we will call you back within an hour (during business hours) or the next day to talk with you. How easy is that!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>- Kimberly</p>tags: <a href=" Request for Wildlife Services/">Service Request for Wildlife Services</a> Nuisance Geese Sun, 03 Mar 2013 14:56:13 EST <p><strong>Greater Cincinnati Tri-State Area</strong></p> <p>Throughout the tri-state area, many newer developments have holding ponds that provide attractive areas for residents to walk around, fish, or just view on a sunset evening out their patio.&nbsp; These areas are also very attractive for the tri-state's growing Canada Geese population.&nbsp; While a few geese&nbsp;are idyllic on the pond, when these geese pair up and have little ones year after year, soon a few geese become a flock and can become a nuisance.</p> <p><strong>Why a nuisance?</strong></p> <p>There are several reason a property association should consider geese management to contain the population to manageable and sustainable numbers.&nbsp; A pond can only support a finite number of geese depending on it's size.&nbsp; If the population is not controlled, the waste from the geese could kill the pond.&nbsp; However, this is normally not the issue in our area.&nbsp; The main issue is a safety issue for residents.&nbsp;</p> <p>Geese tend to become aggressive in the spring when they pair up.&nbsp; The males, or ganders, guard the goose and the nest.&nbsp; Geese have no fear of people, and will not hesistate to attack.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; People are normally hurt, sometime seriously, when an attack occurs by falling or being scratched.</p> <p>Geese are also very messy.&nbsp; The walkways residents use to jog, run or walk around the pond are the same walkways the geese use or cross when they feed.&nbsp; Wherever they walk, they leave behind droppings.&nbsp; This can cause a health hazard.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>What can be done?</strong></p> <p>There are many things that can be done to reduce the geese population to a sustainable number.&nbsp; One is to follow the rule to 'Never Feed The Geese'.&nbsp; This forces the geese to rely on nature to provide food.&nbsp;&nbsp; They will move on and reduce in numbers when too many are trying to forage in an area that is too small.&nbsp;</p> <p>However, if geese are paring up, Wildlife Removal Services has several means to discourage pairs from nesting.&nbsp; With spring just around the corner, we are already seeing evidence of geese pairing up.&nbsp; It will not be long before they start to nest and a new generation of goslings are here.&nbsp;</p> <p>Call us at <strong>513-479-7271</strong> and ask for <strong>Jay</strong> to discuss a Geese Management program for your home owners association or commercial property.&nbsp; We are here to partner with you to help prevent issues and preserve those idyllic settings.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>tags: <a href=" Management/">Geese Management</a>, <a href=" Geese/">Aggressive Geese</a>, <a href=" Removal/">Goose Removal</a> Nuisance Geese in Ohio Tue, 27 Mar 2012 10:08:15 EST <p>Article:</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Nuisance Wildlife: <br />Preventing and Dealing with Encounters</a></p>tags: <a href="">Geese</a> Geese Conflict Article Tue, 27 Mar 2012 10:06:18 EST <p>Recommended Reading:&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/media/geese%20conflict.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Coping with Canada Geese: </strong><br /><strong>Conflict Management and Damage Prevention Strategies</strong></a></p>tags: <a href="">Geese</a> Effective Mole Control Tue, 27 Mar 2012 10:03:49 EST <p>To learn about effective mole control, read this article from the The Ohio State University Extension:</p> <p><strong><a href="/media/effective%20mole%20control.pdf" target="_blank">Effective Mole Control</a></strong></p>tags: <a href="">Moles</a>