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What are mongooses?

Mongooses are a ferret-like predatory species that live throughout Hawaii, feeding on eggs, insects, lizards, worms, rodents, snakes, birds, and sometimes fruits and seeds. They are generally brown or gray grizzled in color, have long faces and bodies. They have small rounded ears, short legs, and tapering tails. Mongooses have long claws that they use for digging their burrows with. Mongooses were introduced to Hawaii in the 1800s and are now threatening native species, especially bird species.

Why do I have them?

Mongooses have most likely invaded your property because there is a food source (other small animals, rodents, insects, garbage) or because they are burrowing on your property under decks, sheds, or houses.

Are mongooses dangerous?

Yes, mongooses are considered to be dangerous to have on your property. These pests can carry dangerous diseases like rabies and leptospirosis that can infect both humans and other animals. They also can be aggressive if cornered and have very sharp teeth and claws. Having mongooses on your property can be a danger to other small pets, including cats and birds that may also be living in your home.

How do I get rid of mongooses?

Getting rid of mongooses from your property can be very difficult, and because of their aggressive nature and ability to spread diseases they should only be handled by professional wildlife control technicians. Professionals know and understand how to safely and effectively exclude, trap, net, or bait any mongoose living near your home. If you have having difficulties with mongooses on your property, contact the wildlife control experts at Sandwich Isle today.

Can I do it myself?

Mongooses are wild animals and their behavior can be aggressive and erratic, therefore it is best if mongoose control methods are left up to the professionals. Wildlife control technicians have the experience, knowledge and tools necessary to quickly, effectively and safely remove mongooses from your property, keeping you, your family, and pets safe.

Is the treatment safe?

Sandwich Isle pest professionals use a combination of safe and humane products to get rid of mongooses and other wildlife problems, such as exclusion devices, humane trapping and birth control programs.

How soon can you get here?

Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions is committed to helping you as soon as possible. In most cases, we can respond the same or very next day.

What is the warranty?

If you’re not completely happy with the service provided, we will come back and perform the necessary service at no additional charge. Our goal is to ensure you are happy and pest free, and we will make sure that happens!

How can I prevent this in the future?

Preventing mongooses from invading your property can be difficult. For this reason, it is important to have year-round wildlife control services in place to protect your property, family, and pets from these dangerous and damaging pests

Where does Sandwich Isle service?

We provide services for mongoose control in Honolulu, Kailua, Mokapu, and all of Oahu, as well as parts of the Big Island.