Updated: Aug 26
Dealing with Dead Animals on Private Property
If you've ever encountered a dead animal on your private property, you know how unpleasant it can be. Not only is the sight of a lifeless creature disheartening, but you also need to find a way to dispose of it properly and safely. This blog post will discuss how to handle dead wild animals, dead pets, and roadkill in Brampton and Peel region.
Free Service - For Mississauga & The City of Brampton call 311 -
Peel Region offers free dead animal removal services that are provided by local authorities such as public works or environmental services departments. If possible, try to keep pets away from the animal until it can be removed as soon as possible.
Paid Service - Wildlife Control Companies are quick and efficient for dead bird removal, raccoon removal and skunk removal from a backyard or from underneath a deck. Prices vary depending on access to the carcus. Dead wild animal removal from private property is usually only free if you place it in a bag and leave it at the curb. This is typically provided by the city/region; however if you require pet cremation services or pet composting and burial then there will be additional costs associated with those services that vary depending on which service provider you choose and what type/size of animal you are dealing with.
Dead Pet Disposal
Unfortunately, pet owners may have to face the reality of having to dispose of their beloved pet’s remains at some point. If this happens, many pet owners turn to cremation for their pet’s remains. Cremation not only allows for proper disposal but also provides closure for grieving pet owners who want something tangible from their beloved animal companion after they have passed away. However, depending on where you live in Brampton or Peel region there may be other options available for disposing of your pet’s body such as burial or composting.
Who Removes Roadkill?
Roadkill is an unfortunate result of living in an urban area where cars and wildlife come into contact with each other frequently. If an animal dies in the street due to an accident with a vehicle, it is typically up to the municipality (for example City of Brampton or Town of Caledon) to remove the carcass as quickly as possible so that it does not become hazardous due to decomposition or attract scavengers and predators such as crows or coyotes into the neighbourhood.
Do You Have To Pay For Dead Animal Removal ?
Dead wild animal removal from private property is free if you place it in a bag and leave it at the curb for Brampton Animal Services to dispose of. This is typically provided by the city/region for free; however if you require additional services such as composting/burial for your pet’s body then there may be additional costs associated with those services that vary depending on which service provider you choose and what type/size of animal you are dealing with.
Dealing With A Dead Animal On Your Private Property Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult
Understanding what needs to be done and who provides what services can make dead animal removal easier. In Brampton and Peel region, most municipalities provide free removal services for wild animals while pet disposal options depend on where you live (i.e., cremation vs burial vs composting). If a roadkill occurs in your neighbourhood then the municipal authorities should be contacted in order to ensure swift removal so that any potential hazards are eliminated quickly before they become worse problems down the line. No matter which option you choose when dealing with dead animals always remember to stay safe while doing so!