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California Pocket Gopher Identification & Control

California pocket gophers are burrowing pests that are extremely tricky to get rid of. They burrow underground and in their efforts to consume whatever they can find, destroy front lawns, backyards, and vegetable gardens. So how do you prevent gophers from damaging your property? At Smith’s Pest Management, we recommend knowing gopher activity looks like and how to tell if these pests are present. Warning Signs Of California Pocket Gophers Horseshoe shaped mounds of dirt on the ground Damage to grass, trees, plants, and flowers Water

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Why Keeping Squirrels Out Of Your San Francisco Bay Area Yard Is So Important

Chubby cheeks and fluffy tails might fool you into thinking these animals are cuddly backyard companions, but their dangerous behavior and destructive actions speak louder than their public image. Squirrels are some of the most common wildlife you can find hanging around the Southern Bay area. Measuring about the same size as a common house rat (seven inches long without the tail), these mammals can appear in color variations of brown, grey, black, and white. Their long, fur-covered tails and large buck teeth make them

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