Serving the Denver Metro Area from Castle Rock to Boulder
Signs You May Have Snakes
- Most likely will accidentally disturb snakes in the undergrowth
- Check sunny stones or pavement in the morning
- Shed skins are the most definite proof of snakes
- Look like the snake, but empty
- Snake tracks generally look like wavy lines
- Soil pushed up on the outside of curves
- Snake droppings have white caps like bird droppings
- May contain bones or insect shells
Doesn’t match the signs you see? Return to Pests Page.
If you think you have a snake problem, please call or contact Animal & Pest Control Specialist, Inc, serving homes across the Front Range, including Denver, Evergreen, and Castle Rock.
Snake Nuisance Concern:
- DO NOT provoke or attempt to handle any snake!!!!
- If you are bitten by a venomous snake you should immediately seek medical attention at a hospital
- The ONE AND ONLY way to take care of your problem is with physical removal of the snake
- Temporary deterrents
- Control of prey populations, such as mice and voles, will reduce number of snakes
General Information about Snakes:
- Numerous species of snakes, the rattlesnake is the only poisonous snake native to Colorado
- They live in a variety of habitats
- All snakes are carnivores