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
Raccoons: Rabies, Roundworm
Skunks: Rabies, Distemper
Squirrel: Typhus, Rabies
Ground Hog: Rabies, Raccoon Roundworm
Birds – Starlings, Sparrows, Woodpeckers, Pigeons: Encephalitis, Aspergillosis, Toxoplasmosis, Pseudotuberculosis, Avian Tuberculosis, Coccidiosis, Transmissible Gastroenteritis, Hog Cholera, Cryptoccossi, Tularemia