Andy Law Pest Control provide expert squirrel control for both domestic and commercial customers and we’re happy to deal with small and large problems.
We combine our traditional, country skills with more modern methods of squirrel control. And we have specialist skills in squirrel control in open spaces and in gardens, as well as inside roof and buildings, so we can offer you all the options for effective squirrel control.
Animal Welfare is important in squirrel control too. We have years of experience and backgrounds in veterinary science and game-keeping; you can trust us to do squirrel control humanely, safely and legally.
Squirrels damage plants and property and move into buildings and roofs to have their young; don’t let your squirrel control problem get out of hand. If in doubt, ring or email us for professional pest control advice on how to control squirrels and get rid of squirrels.
We’ve 30 years experience in pest control and provide squirrel control surveys. And we’re available 7 days a week for advice and help. We really do know what we’re doing; you can trust us to get it right.
There’s more information below as well about our professional squirrel control service.
Why squirrel pest control is needed
Grey squirrels were introduced to the UK in the late1800s. They’ve forced our native Red Squirrels into retreat and infected them with Squirrel Pox disease; this kills Reds but not Greys. Reds are now an Endangered Species. Greys, and the aggressive Black variants, are the only squirrels seen in some parts of the UK. However, we are lucky to have Reds still in Scotland; that’s why grey squirrel control in East Scotland is so important.
Grey squirrels are legally classed as pests. They spread fast because they can live in parks & gardens, in villages & cities as well as in much of the countryside. They breed up to 7 babies twice a year; that’s an awful lot of pest squirrels to control. Pest squirrels are rodents like rats so they’re destructive and chew everything they find. They are strong, cause damage by pulling with their front legs and they’ll attack people to get food.
Some examples of squirrel problems we’ve dealt with using squirrel control
Buildings, gardens and plantings are badly damaged by pest squirrels. We’ve used squirrel control in Blairgowrie when we investigated a strange smell and found these pests in the house roof and dead in the water tank. Customers have needed squirrel control in Perth when squirrels moved in under floors and wrecked a kitchen. Squirrels stripped cables and caused electrics to fail in a garage and workshop and we had to use squirrel control in Kinross to get rid of them, and we had to get rid of squirrels in Glenrothes in an industrial unit for the same reason. Proud gardeners needed squirrel control in Pitlochry after the pests dug up spring bulbs.And a customer needed squirrel control in Auchterarder because the pests had driven the Reds from her garden. We carried out an intensive course of pest control by squirrel trapping to catch the squirrels; our customer was delighted when her Reds returned!
Animal welfare in squirrel pest control
Customers are concerned about welfare in squirrel control. With our backgrounds in veterinary science and game-keeping, we take animal welfare very seriously, understand animal welfare legislation and keep up-to-date with new developments. We’re also very skilled in squirrel control work, with years of experience in the correct methods. We’ve never upset a customer or affected a client’s reputation by doing squirrel control poorly. Once a pest squirrel is caught then it’s illegal to release it again; it must be destroyed. Squirrel control might not be something you want to do yourself but you can trust us to do squirrel control humanely, safely and legally for you.
Some squirrel control methods
Live capture traps. Warfarin, this can only be used indoors under the Grey Squirrel Warfarin Order 1973.; Spring traps. Drey poking. Shooting.
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I've had a grey squirrel scared on the side of my house at the top since 7.30am I called Andy office at 10.50am and the van was down here at 11.15am we chatted and I didn't want the animal harmed if possible so Andy climbed up the ladder and chased it down safely and the squirrel has now went into the wilderness opposite my house where it belongs - Fantastic service would highly recommend Thanks Andy Law pest control x
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