New Milford, Connecticut

3 Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe From Wild Animals January 4, 2019

New Milford, Litchfield
3 Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe From Wild Animals, New Milford, Connecticut

If you have a problem with a wild animal around your home, a wildlife control professional can come and effectively remedy the issue. However, it’s important to know how to safeguard your pets against the threat posed by an animal on your property. Here’s some guidance on how to keep your pets safe from injury and illness.

How to Protect Your Pet From Wild Animals

1. Make Sure Your Pet Has All Its Vaccinations

Rabies is a huge threat to both dogs and cats. Ensure your pet is up-to-date on rabies and all other core vaccinations. Rabies is transmitted via saliva, and while all mammals are susceptible, it’s most often carried by raccoons, bats, skunks, and coyotes.

2. Don’t Leave Animals Unattended Outside

wildlife controlEven if you have secure fencing around the perimeter of your yard, wild animals may still gain access. Avoid leaving dogs or cats unattended outside. Also, refrain from feeding your pet outside, as this can attract other animals to your yard. Additionally, make sure your yard is clean on a consistent basis. Clean up pet droppings, trim bushes, and ensure garbage cans are well sealed.

3. Contact Wildlife Control

If you notice wild animals around your home, contact a wildlife control specialist as soon as possible. A specialist will take the proper steps for removing an animal from your property, thereby decreasing the risk facing your pets. Animal control can also help you take the proper steps to safeguard your home.


If you’d like more information on wildlife control in New Milford, CT, and surrounding areas, American Bio-Tech Wildlife Services is here to assist you. These skilled and reliable technicians offer an abundance of services, including bat control and raccoon removal. While you surely care about the health and safety of your pets, these wildlife control specialists extend that care to all animals. That’s why they insist on using humane removal and control methods, as established by Dealing with Distressed Wildlife (DEEP) guidelines. Schedule service at your home by calling (860) 355-1231 today. You can also learn more about the company by visiting them online.

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