Humane Wildlife Control
The best possible practice to avoid wildlife conflict is through prevention and exclusion. If a situation cannot be resolved or waited out, ensure any wildlife control company contracted has a demonstrated practice of using approved humane methods.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a process that uses all necessary techniques to suppress pests effectively, economically, and in an environmentally sound manner.
Relocation is ineffective, inhumane, and illegal in Ontario beyond 1km. While relocating an animal might get rid of that individual, another animal will simply move into the vacated territory.
If the point of entry isn’t addressed, more animals will find the same spot desirable.
Poison and glue traps are indiscriminate and inhumane methods of pest control.