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Dead Animal Removal Services

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When an animal enters a house, it prefers attics, basements, crawlspaces, and spaces between walls to avoid humans. If an animal dies in your home, it usually happens in one of those places.

Property owners should keep an eye out for dead animals in their yards and residences. Proximity to animal carcasses causes various problems, including foul odors and a higher risk of contracting fatal or debilitating diseases.

Finding dead animals can be more frightening than encountering infestations of living creatures in many ways. Bailey’s Critter Removal is here to help locate, remove, and decontaminate areas affected by dead animals in the attic, home, or shed.

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Surprisingly, finding dead animals on your property can be a shock. They can produce a strong odor that can last for weeks. Furthermore, the body will attract other animals to the area, and the decomposition process will turn it into a breeding ground for bacteria and parasites. In order to remove the sight from your property in a safe and detailed manner, you would need to employ a specialist. Bailey’s Critter Removal is well-versed in the proper procedures for dead animal removal in San Antonio, Texas. We acknowledge that this is a sensitive situation, and we will provide services with the utmost care. To learn more, send us a call at (210) 679-1487.

Common Areas

The following are some of the most common places where dead animals can be found:

  • Walls
  • Ceilings
  • Attics
  • Yards
  • Porches
  • Under sheds
  • Garages
  • Under homes

Call us right away if you need dead animal removal in San Antonio, TX.

Frequently Asked Dead Animal Removal Questions

How long does a dead animal take to decompose?

While rigor mortis can set in from 2-6 hours, the carcass will start to break down and smell within 24 hours.

Can the stench of a dead animal dissipate over time?

The smell will be around as long as the dead animal is actively rotting. Once removed, it can take up to 2 weeks for the smell to dissipate if left untreated. Special treatments can be done by professionals to help remove this odor.

Is it safe to breathe the fumes of a dead animal?

While the smell itself cannot harm you other than a possible headache, bacteria released from a dead animal is potentially dangerous and should be avoided.

Issues With Animal Remains

A dead animal on one’s property can cause a variety of problems. Larger animals can leave odors for weeks or months, while smaller animals can leave odors for months. Other animals, such as coyotes, may be attracted to the decaying bones, posing a danger to other animals or pets on the property.

Ticks, fleas, and mites are only a few of the parasites that will be attracted to the remains. Putrescine and cadaverine, which are poisonous if inhaled in large quantities, are formed by decay. Furthermore, viruses and bacteria thrive in the presence of dead animals. Tuberculosis, HIV, and Hepatitis B and C are among the diseases that can be contracted. Finally, remains can contaminate water sources, posing health risks. You might get gastroenteritis, diarrhea, vomiting, and inflammation in the small intestine and stomach if you drink polluted water.

How To Prevent Animals From Dying Inside Your House

The best way to keep dead animals out of your house or yard is to keep them out. They try to get in through cracks and holes in the home’s exterior walls, as well as unsecured vents, windows, chimneys, and doorways.

The following are examples of exclusionary services we provide to prevent animals from dying inside the home:

  • Trash can lids that fit snugly
  • Replacement of shattered windows and door screens
  • Clutter removal from basements and attics
  • Adding mesh wire to the openings of chimneys
  • Debris removal from yards
  • Using caulk to seal all cracks
  • Tree branches are being pruned so that nothing hangs over the roofs.

Get Help With Dead Animal Removal

Through contacting Bailey’s Critter Removal, you will ensure that your family and occupants are protected from certain health threats and animal disturbances. Our team of experts will search your property for potential entryways and seal those areas to ensure that similar incidents do not occur in the future. When you find animal remains in or near your house, you can count on a thorough investigation.

Call us today at (210) 679-1487 for a comprehensive and safe dead animal removal in San Antonio, TX.


Service Areas

Serving Windcrest TX and the surrounding Bexar County areas of Alamo Heights, Balcones Heights, Castle Hills, China Grove, Converse, Cross Mountain, Elmendorf, Fair Oaks Ranch, Grey Forest, Helotes, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Kirby, Lackland, Leon Valley, Live Oak, Lytle, Macdona, Olmos Park, Randolph, San Antonio, Sandy Oaks, Scenic Oaks, Schertz, Selma, Shavano Park, Somerset, Saint Hedwig, Terrell Hills, Timberwood Park, Universal City, Von Ormy, Windcrest and more.