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La Canada Gopher Control – La Canada Gopher Removal

Several types of gophers, or pocket gophers as they are correctly called, that occur in La Canada, California. However the most likely to come across in La Canada, CA is the Valley pocket gopher. They are not gofer or goffer like so many people do. They are a small rodent 5 to 7 inches not including the tail. They come in various colors but are most often grayish brown.

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La Canada Gopher Control – Are gophers in my lawn in La Canada

Pocket gophers normally spend the majority of their time underground in La Canada. You will rarely see gophers in La Canada so the best way to tell if a gopher is active is the gopher mounds that almost always accompany their activity.

Typical Gopher Mound

Dirt pushed up by gophers


Typical Gopher Mound in La Canada, CA

As they makedig their tunnel systems in your La Canada property, they will sometimes shove dirt out to the surface forming mounds. The La Canada dirt is pushed to the surface from tunnels that are at an angle to the ground. The mounds look like a crescent as shown in the picture above. This helps tell them apart from mounds created by moles which are volcano shaped.

Their La Canada, CA burrows are almost always plugged. This helps to tell them apart from other burrowing rodents like meadow mice (voles) you can find in La Canada. The normal rule of thumb, a single gopher makes about one to three mounds each day. This is why you want to get rid of a gopher right away. Gopher removal (not gofer removal) is usually done by a professionals near La Canada, CA. Rodent Guys is experience on how to exterminate gophers.

Gopher Destruction in La Canada, California

Gophers are serious agricultural pests on your La Canada property. They damage landscaping and turf alike. They feed on many varieties of vegetation. The dirt mounds they create can be ugly, smother turf, and even pose trip hazard on athletic fields in La Canada. This problem is also important around horse stables. Farmers feel it is crucial to perform gopher control to protect their prized animals from breaking a leg.

La Canada Gopher control | Pocket Gopher Control and how to get rid of a gopher in La Canada, CA

The best La Canada gopher control methods to get rid of gophers fast and gain control in La Canada are burrow fumigants, poison baiting and trapping. Trapping and baiting are ways that a property owner in La Canada can use with little success. For La Canada home owners trapping is the most effective way to get rid of gophers and eliminate gophers consistantly. Poison baits available to unlicensed people are not an effective way to get rid of gophers. The gopher bait strength is rather low resulting in limited gopher extermination in La Canada.

Baits available to the Rodent Guys are much higher strength and very much more effective for gopher control than those available to a unlicensed person. The main reason to hire a gopher expert like Rodent Guys is experience of how to get rid of gophers in La Canada with proper placement of fumigants, traps and or bait for effective gopher control to get rid of gophers in La Canada, CA.

Use Repellents | La Canada Gopher Control

There are no repellents or scaring devices available in La Canada that have been proven to protect La Canada landscapes from pocket gophers. Several plants, such as gopher purge and castor bean, have been reported to offer protection. No independent tests for these claims have ever been completed to prove they work for your La Canada residence. If repellents really worked to get rid of gophers we could just simply spray this everywhere and the gophers would simply go away. If that did work we would not exist.

Legal for La Canada, California

La Canada pocket gophers are classified by the California Department of Fish and Game as a non game mammal. If they are causing damage, they are allowed to be taken using any legal method.

Our Gopher Control for La Canada, CA

We offer service to most of Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange and San Bernardino Counties for gopher control, squirrel control and mole control.

Owner - Nick holding 2 gophers

Nick with gophers


Gophers La Canada

We will come out to your La Canada property toeliminate gophers in La Canada using the optimal methods based on each situation to achieve the best gopher control. Where allowed, tunnel fumigation method is implemented to get rid of gophers because of it’s effectiveness to remove gophers. On La Canada residential properties poison bait below ground in the pocket gopher burrow is the normal gopher control method and will kill gophers shortly after they consume the bait.

However, Rodent Guys Gopher Control are La Canada gopher trapping experts. We offer gopher trapping lessons for gopher removal and getting rid of gophers on your own for your La Canada property. We will show you how to catch gophers with traps overnight for another option in La Canada.

How to get rid of gophers in La Canada, CA is a tough job for the novice. We have a lot of experience with gopher control in La Canada and will do a good job in doing so. We are primarily an agricultural pest control company for La Canada. Rodent Guys also perform squirrel pest control, mole pest control and other “yard” type pests in La Canada. Please call our pest control company today for more information and pricing options for your La Canada and surrounding properties.

Gophers La Canada

Rodent Guys 457 W Allen Ave, Suite 117 San Dimas, CA 91773,  909-599-4711

Owner: Nick Nielsen

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