Environmental and Animal Concerns
Please scroll down for additional information on local
agencies that address concerns with environmental issues and animal
Posted: March 11, 2011
This information courtesy of Mike Watson, a conservation biologist, at the Holden Arboretum.
This article provides general information on coyotes, as well as guidance on avoiding interaction with them.
County General Health District
Website offers information on:
- Mosquito and rabies control -- including a list of trappers for nuisance animals
- Injured or orphaned wildlife
- Animal bites
- Septic systems
REMOVAL of DEAD ANIMALS
The Lake County General Health District will remove dead wildlife from private property, if the animal has been deceased for less than 48 hours. For removal or further guidance, please call 440-350-2543. On weekends you may leave a message on their answering service. There is no removal on weekends.
For removal of animals, not addressed by the Lake County General Health
District, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources maintains a list of
companies and individuals licensed to perform such removal. Please see the link
below for additional information.
List of Trappers (as provided by ODNR on 12/7/12)
- Licensing for fishing and hunting
- Recreation and conservation topics
Lake County Dog Shelter
2600 North Ridge Rd.
Painesville, OH 44077
1-800-899-LAKE Ext. 2640
- Website offers information on licensing and adoption
Lake County Humane Society
7564 Tyler Blvd., Bldg. E
Mentor, OH 44060
- Website offers information on adoption