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Dead Animal Odor

Dead Animal Odor

There’s nothing worse than stepping outside and getting hit with the stench of something rotting. The unmistakable smell of a dead animal can be powerful enough to send you reeling. Oftentimes property owners are unable to locate the exact location of the dead animal and have no choice but to deal with the terrible odor until it eventually fades away.

Having a dead animal on your property or in your home can be extremely unpleasant as well as dangerous for your family and pets. If you suspect you have a dead animal in or around your home, give Critter Control of Oklahoma City a call as soon as possible. We have wildlife removal specialists that are extensively trained in located and removing dead animals.

Property owners can discover dead animals anywhere – beneath floorboards, inside walls, close to home exteriors, or floating in pools. They are often hard to find, plaguing the homeowner with constant, unsolvable stench. The unfortunate reality of nuisance critters is that they don’t stop affecting humans – even in death, they can be a hazard.

The Dangers of Dead Animals

A dead animal near your property does not only produce a terrible odor; it also encourages scavengers and parasites, such as the development of maggots. Animal carcasses can carry disgusting disease transmissible to humans and pets that get too close and can pose a serious threat to soil and groundwater. Decaying carcasses seep into the ground and contaminate the soil with diseases such as baylisascaris, infection, caused by a common roundworm found in raccoons.

Family pets are drawn to the disgusting odor of a dead animal and might even digest some of the decaying matter. This can lead to serious illness in dogs and cats, and possibly death if they contract a disease the dead animal was carrying. Bodies of dead animals that have been improperly disposed of serve as meals for worms, flies, vultures, and crows – all nuisance critters you don’t want anywhere near your home.

Our Removal Procedure

Critter Control’s methods for removing harmful animal carcasses from your property include safety precautions such as wearing gloves and protective clothing, as well as using nontoxic deodorizers and odor neutralizers. Air purifiers are also used to cleanse the air of any unsafe fumes given off by the decaying animal.

Proper disposal of the dead animal is the key to preventing disease and parasites from spreading. Leave dead animal removal in the hands of trained professionals by calling or Contact Critter Control of Oklahoma City today.