What should you do if you see a snake in your yard? Even baby rattlesnakes and other vipers are dangerous. In fact, a baby viper is more apt to inject more venom than that of most adult vipers. The good news about snakes is that most of the species found around Bryan and College Station are non-venomous. Here is what you should do if you find a snake in your yard.
- Do not approach it. Snakes, by nature, are generally shy. If it is not threatening you, leave it alone.
- Do not try to capture it as doing so increases your risk of being bitten.
- Take your pets indoors and call our professionals. We have all of the tools and equipment necessary to remove snakes from your yard, under your house, or in your garage. We have even removed snakes from attic spaces.
Why is the Snake in Your Yard?
Rattlesnakes, for example, have a five-mile radius in which they hunt. The snake may simply be there because your property is within its territory. If it is a smaller snake, it may be a yearling that is dispersing to a new area or a younger male looking for a mate. Snakes are attracted to food and if you have many snakes in your yard, then there is likely abundant food – insects, rodents, small mammals, birds. A pest control service that address the food supply of snakes can help prevent snakes from visiting your yard as they will be looking elsewhere for food.
To learn more about snakes and pest control services, just give us a call. We help many Bryan and College Station homeowners and business owners with pest control problems. We offer affordable services with outstanding results and we are happy to answer your questions.