Many people have a special fondness for rabbits. Intrinsically cute creatures who are often favorite characters from our childhood stories, rabbits can nevertheless be incredibly destructive to your property. Because they like to munch on all those veggies and flowers in your gardens and lawns, they can ruin hours and days and weeks of hard work.
Rabbits in the Garden
In warmer seasons, rabbits like to feed on flowers and vegetables, while during the winter months they eat bark, flower buds and any available green plants. Their eating habits can therefore lead them to your garden. Because they are notorious reproducers, a growing infection
Wild rabbits like to create warrens for shelter. Often they will construct their warrens under decks, porches and barns.
Rabbit Health Risks
Rabbits can also transmit tularemia (or “rabbit fever”) to those who handle infected rabbits with bare hands or eat under prepared rabbit meat. In addition, they can be hosts to fleas and ticks, and they are instrumental in the spread of Lyme disease. If you discover a rabbit on your property, contact an animal control specialist.
Rabbit Trapping and Removal
At AAAC Wildlife Removal, we can guarantee that our professionals will not only thoroughly resolve the problems generated by rabbit occupation, but they will do so in the most humane way possible. If you need assistance with rabbit control or removal, we are just a call away!
Rabbit Exclusion and Repair
To make sure rabbits don’t come back, you can modify your yard to make it less attractive to rabbits. Install fences around gardens and other areas that seem to attract them. Make sure that the fence reaches far beneath the surface since rabbits are good diggers. And finally you can seal any holes that have either been used by rabbits or that could attract them for shelter. An AAAC Wildlife Removal expert can help plan out your exclusion strategy.