Rob Winters of Animal Control Specialists from Ohio shared this great video of a raccoon being captured in a quick closing Comstock, 9x11x36, wire triggered, powered door live trap.  This raccoon looks as though he might have been captured before and released by the...
Another Happy Ending

Another Happy Ending

Occasionally we get calls from pet owners or the trapper they have hired to capture a lost, unusual or exotic pet.  A few weeks ago we got another call about a wolf-dog that had gotten away from a new owner.  The stories are always accompanied by a measure of...
Never Know What to Expect

Never Know What to Expect

This is the random skunk that happened into the cage when the first skunk was stuck The other day I got a call that a skunk was “stuck” in the foundation of a porch, a first for me.  A big fat skunk tried to get under a porch and was pinned, still very much alive with...
Skunk Dirt

Skunk Dirt

The preferred cage trap for skunks has tight mesh, usually 1/2×1, to keep skunks from digging.  However, many of us have old cage traps, or even new hardware store traps made with 1×1 mesh that we use for skunks.  There are plenty of skunks caught...

Woodchucks in a Beaver Cage Trap

Last year, though a rare occurrence, I had a woodchuck give me the slip, avoiding/springing all I threw at him before the constant pressure, in the end, forced him to vacate the property. He had even sprung a 160 Conibear and a foot hold trap, which had never happened...