Harleysville Wildlife Control & Removal
We are A Wildlife Pro, and we operate a professional wildlife removal business servicing Harleysville, PA. We are not a Harleysville pest control company or Harleysville exterminator. We strictly deal with wild animals, like raccoons, squirrels, bats, skunks, and more. We offer building inspections and animal damage repairs, Harleysville animal trapping services, attic cleanup, and more. If you need fast Harleysville wildlife removal services at a fair price, call us any time to discuss your Harleysville critter problem and to schedule a same-day or next-day appointment.
Harleysville wildlife removal tip of the month:
What to do if you are bitten by a snake? According to an estimate every year five million people worldwide are bitten by snakes. And of these about 125,000 bites are proved fatal. However in US, annually 7,000 -8,000 people are bitten by venomous snakes.
Most common location of snake bites:
Throughout the world, most of the snake bites are associated with farming as well as food production. South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Brazil are the most popular areas for snake bite and the number of deaths is also comparatively high in these areas. Snakes also like cool and humid environment. They usually enter in to a home in search of their natural food like rodents.
Why a snake bites:
Snakes bites and injects its venom in to the prey to immobilize it. There are different reasons why snakes bite. But there is no confirmed cause of their biting. As snakes are not considered an intelligent creature unlike other wildlife, it is nearly impossible to teach or train them like pets. They will bite when feel insecure or find them in danger. Sometimes people step on snake unconsciously while walking around and get bitten by them. But often people provoke them deliberately by: • Threatening • Striking or hitting • Catching or picking up Snakes also attack on the person when they are cornered.
Things to do in snake bite:
When a snake bites its very important to seek medical treatment urgently. Though the treatment or even the first aid varies according to region, climate and type of creature yet most of the early treatment guidelines agree on the following points:
#1 Protect yourself and others from further bites. Capturing or killing the snake and delaying the proper medical treatment are not recommended at all.
#2 Keep yourself still as possible so the venom could not travel quickly.
#3 Keep calm as acute stress reaction tends to increase blood flow and so the poison which could be dangerous or even life threatening.
#4 Call the nearest medical emergency service or the rescue center. You may also arrange some transport to the nearest hospital. But keep in mind that you should be confirm that the medical center you are approaching has the facility of antivenom treatment.
#5 The bitten part should be below your heart level.
#6 Do not eat or drink anything including alcohol, pain killers or stimulants.
#7 Never incise the bitten part.
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