Health & Liability Issues

Health & Liability Issues

There are many issues to be aware of when encountering and handling animals, including diseases, methods of handling and precautions.   If you are aware of animals existing in places where humans may come in contact with them or the droppings from them, please contact Got Wildlife?  immediately so that we may assist in removing the potential liability for you.

What are your potential health hazards?

Bats: Rabies, Histoplasmosis

Mice: Lyme Disease, Salmonellosis, Leptospirosis, Typus, Rat-Bite Fever, Ringworm, Tapeworm

Muskrats: Leptospiosis, Salmonellosis, Pseudotuberculosis

Oppossum: Rabies

Raccoons: Rabies, Roundworm

Skunks: Rabies, Distemper

Squirrel: Typhus, Rabies

Vole: Tularemia

Ground Hog: Rabies, Raccoon Roundworm

Birds – Starlings, Sparrows, Woodpeckers, Pigeons: Encephalitis, Aspergillosis, Toxoplasmosis, Pseudotuberculosis, Avian Tuberculosis, Coccidiosis, Transmissible Gastroenteritis, Hog Cholera, Cryptoccossi, Tularemia

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