Live Animal Traps

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Live Animal Traps

Amongst the assorted traps available for rodents and other pest animals, the live animal trap is the most humane. Snap traps kill rodents swiftly, but most people find the aesthetic results sickening and gruesome. Electric traps kill rodents more humanely, since they will not suffer, but require batteries to work and may not set off properly. Glue traps give the option of killing or releasing the rodent, but often end up causing it to starve or become deathly dehydrated. Live animal traps do not kill rodents, but they allow the trapper to release the caged animals. In addition, live animal traps are just as efficient in controlling pest populations as other methods of trapping. As long as one follows the guidelines and directions for the trap, unwanted animal control is readily achievable.

Note of Precaution

Certain states have different restrictions on capturing and trapping different animals. We recommend checking with the Humane Society or the local state or game commission to confirm that no local or state laws regarding the trapping of the targeted animal are being violated.

How to Use Live Animal Traps

First, read the instructions and/or label that come with the trap to learn the basics of how to set up the trap and where to place it. Live animal traps tend to be used outdoors, although they may be placed in attics, basements, or garages for light infestations. Be sure to place the trap in areas where desirable animals, small pets, or children are least likely to come in contact with it, as there have been reports of larger animals such as skunks and even cats found in the traps.

Next, test the trap and investigate all its moving parts to make sure they work properly. All snapping parts should move quickly; if they do not, a small rock may be placed on top of the part to speed up the motion. If the trap is defective at all, one should not expect it to work as effectively as a fully functional one. After verifying that all parts are functional, place the trap in its correct location and investigate what kind of bait will be needed. Different animals prefer different baits; mice and rats, for instance, seem to favor peanut butter. The trap can either be left alone for trapping or camouflaged once the bait is set; some animals will not venture into the shiny, glaring trap, so it may need to be disguised with leaves and dirt or dirtied up slightly to reduce the shininess of the trap.

Check back on the trap regularly to observe in any changes in the bait amount or to see if the target animal has been caught. Replenish the bait when the amount in the trap runs low. If an animal is successfully trapped, inquire about proper release procedures from the Humane Society or the local state or game commission and release the animal accordingly. For smaller animals, the minimum distance away from the home is usually three miles.

Different Types of Live Animal Traps

Pest Mall offers several different kinds of live animal traps. There are traps specifically for certain sized animals; for example, there the small live animal trap is for chipmunks, squirrels, and rats. There are also one-door as well as two door traps. The trap chosen is ultimately up to the customer and his/her preferences. We also provide combo kits that contain more than one size of live animal trap for broader, multiple pest trapping.

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