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Trapping and relocating wildlife is not humane, here’s why

April 23, 2021

Wildlife nesting in human structures is a common conflict in B.C. However, trapping and relocation for wildlife control is not an effective long-term solution and is not humane.

  • Orphaned babies are left to suffer.
  • Animals face the dangers of unknown territories.
  • Animals get injured trying to escape and might die.

BC SPCA’s AnimaKind program shares tips on how to avoid causing animal suffering when you have unwanted wildlife on your property.

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family of raccoons
Photo credit: Michael Woods

Raccoons or squirrels nesting in your property might cause damage to structures, wiring, or your garden. Animal-friendly wildlife control can resolve these conflicts.

There are long-term humane solutions available that include locating the point of entry, humanely excluding the animals, and maintaining your property to prevent animals from re-entering or other animals to move in.

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Learn how to avoid causing animal suffering when you have unwanted wildlife on your property.

Human-animal conflicts can be minimized by taking some preventive measures or contacting an AnimalKind wildlife control company that can help you humanely exclude the animal.

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