• A Day With The Adopted Wild Animals

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    May 3, 2020 /  Wild Animals

    Wild animals have a right to live just like humans and they also have a right to live in all habitats that can support them. When you visit a Zoo or an orphanage where many animals have been kept in captivity after being rescued from poachers or any other danger, let it be your duty to support such projects. These projects are helping to preserve what we will all miss in future.

    Wild animals that are in captivity help us to study and understand their lives better as we are very close to them. We get to know the danger they underwent before being rescued. Not only should we go there as tourist or researchers we should take it upon ourselves to make their life comfortable when they are released back to the wild. We do this by encouraging more forest plantations to be created. We should also encourage water catchments areas to be protected to help conserve Forests Rivers so that wild life won’t have to die of thirst.

    Wild animals in orphanages require a lot of funding to help keep them just like they survive in the jungle. You should also show a lot of respect to those who help to take care of them. These are the wildlife guards who endure a lot of danger and are sometimes shot by the poachers or mauled by the same animals that they look after. When you visit a zoo or an orphanage buy the merchandise on offer. This way you are helping to fund a project and preserving nature and life will reward you greatly.

    Dickson is the Chief Tour Guide and one of the Directors of Adventure Africa Expedition, he has traveled in many countries in Africa where he built the spirit of adventure and discovered nature hidden wonders in especially tailored walking trails like in Kisoro in Rwanda and Bwindi in Uganda both for Gorilla tracking. For more information on his work please visit

  • Wild Animals That Cause Problems

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    April 28, 2020 /  Wild Animals

    Wild animals are dangerous disease carriers. If you have wild animals living on your property, it’s best to call in an animal control expert. Domesticated animals can make affectionate, friendly, and playful companions. But wild animals can be dangerous, carry harmful diseases, and cause damage to your property. That’s why it’s so important to call in an animal control specialist if you ever discover a wild animal on your property. Never underestimate a wild animal and try to remove it yourself.

    One wild animal that can cause serious problems is a raccoon. One of the reasons that raccoons can be such a nuisance is because they are so clever. Using their dexterous paws they can manipulate and open lids, overturn waste bins, open door handles, and even manipulate door locks and zipper openings. Raccoons are also typically nocturnal, which makes them difficult to catch during the day. They are also carriers of diseases such as rabies. If you suspect a raccoon is living on your property, never try to remove it yourself. Call in an animal control specialist. Mice can also be a serious problem. Mice feed on many different kinds of food and can be attracted to your home because of your abundant food sources. They are agile and quick, able to run up any rough vertical surface. Because they can squeeze in and out of your home so easily, it can be difficult to find the point of entry. They can also carry diseases. An animal control expert can help you figure out the best methods for mouse-proofing your home and removing any existing wild animals that may potentially cause expensive damage or harm to you and your family.

    Horizon Pest Control is a family-owned and operated business with nearly 40 years of dedication to serving its clients. ()

  • Wild Animals Keep Breaking In Opt for Humane Pest Control

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    March 5, 2020 /  Wild Animals

    Snakes, bats, even squirrels have a way of sneaking into your home in search of warmth, safety and food. Unfortunately, the destruction they cause and the damage they leave behind is the least of your worries. When cornered, a wild animal may choose to strike. They might not, however, and moving them back into the wild is a peaceful option that can be found through the right pest control service.

    Why Not Just Kill the Buggers?

    Killing wild animals that enter your home is sometimes justified and necessary. At other times, that solution is cruel, and depending on your chosen method, may be illegal. In addition, choosing to kill an intruding creature can put yourself and your family in further danger or cause needless damage to your property.

    Animals that are wounded versus killed can be vicious and unpredictable. Not to mention, using weapons in close quarters where results are unexpected leaves you open to hurting yourself and others. Don’t forget the five-year old who was shot and killed when a neighbor was trying to remove snakes from his tree.

    Pest control companies that use chemical solutions to pest problems can also place your families at risk. Chemicals strong enough to kill a raccoon can also contaminate your living area. These toxins can have serious effects on your health. Some have been proven to cause cancer.

    Humane Pest Control Focuses on Prevention

    Anyone who’s had a moose at their door knows that wildlife isn’t always kind. They often get themselves into unusual spaces in order to survive. It may be a random occurrence, or it may be that your home is asking for trouble. A qualified pest control company will not only be able to remove animals humanely, they will be able to prevent the problem from happening again. Identifying risk factors, finding and sealing points of entry, and offering protection from animal intrusion keeps your family healthy and safe in the long haul.

    It takes experience to properly secure a home that appeals to wildlife. Homes in rural areas aren’t necessarily at a greater risk than those in the city. The features in your home structure may be your biggest challenge. Pest control services that offer an inspection of your property offer you the biggest bang for your buck. Paired with humane removal methods, these companies do their best to protect your home and family.

    Elite Pest Control & Wildlife Removal offers a comprehensive list of services for removing pests and wildlife from your property and to keep them from returning. For more information, see their website: for and wildlife removal services.