Though opossums are known for being unhygienic and peculiar-looking, they are actually quite beneficial to the ecosystem, often eating up to thousands of ticks in a single week. Regardless, just as many wildlife animals can be helpful in many ways, you still don't want an opossum in your Memphis home, let alone on your property. Opossums can carry parasites, diseases & more, among other issues they can pose to your landscape and the integrity of your home. For effective opossum removal and trapping services, contact Wildlife X Team® Memphis today at 901.441.4910!
Common Opossum Problems
- Nesting inside barns and outbuildings
- Attacking pets and livestock
- Looking for food under decks or porches
- Transmitting of diseases to both humans and pets
Opossum Removal Methods
Opossum removal becomes necessary when the marsupial encroaches on your Memphis property—that is, when it comes too close to your home, pets or loved ones. A number of opossum removal methods may be necessary to get opossums off your property, including live trapping, repellents, and more.
Where Can You Find Opossums on Your Property?
These lumbering critters are often found in outside areas and outbuildings in the Memphis area. Learn below about more common opossum removal areas in which you may find these critters:
- Under decks & porches
- In the garage
Full-Service Opossum Control
Opossums, like all wildlife, have the ability to spread diseases like leptospirosis and toxoplasmosis—both of which can be fatal to humans, so we do not recommend coming into contact with opossums. But don't worry—we offer quick and easy opossum removal and trapping to rid your Memphis yard of the marsupials. We can also repair any opossum damage to your outbuildings, yard and home. Opossum-proof your Memphis yard and call 901.441.4910 today!