What Do I Do If I See A Snake? This & More F.A.Q’s
If you see a snake in Eltham, NEVER attempt to catch or handle it yourself. All Snakes are potentially Extremely dangerous. Just leave it alone and call Eltham Snake Catchers on 0403875409 and follow our instructions. When we arrive, we will immediately capture and remove the snake.
Are Snakes in Eltham Dangerous to me and my family?
All snakes endemic to Eltham are extremely venomous and pose a serious threat to the lives of you, your family and your pets. This includes the Eastern Brown and Tiger snake. Do NOT ever try to touch or kill a snake yourself.
Do I Need To Use A Snake Catcher?
Yes! In Victoria, only licensed snake catchers can catch, handle and remove snakes from your Eltham premises. It is illegal for anyone else to do this. We are licensed, qualified, trained and fully insured to catch snakes in Eltham.
What Happens To Snakes After They're Caught?
All snakes are safely removed from the premises. Following they are inspected for their health and wellbeing then removed back into the environment away from people and pets.
Do You Ever Hurt Or Kill Snakes?
NO! We do not hurt snakes or intentionally kill them. All snakes are safely and carefully removed to a secure location away from people and pets into an environment which is suitable for them. Snakes are only “put down” ethically if they are already dying slowly and in significant pain as a result of the actions of others.
About Snake Catcher Eltham
As Eltham’s premier snake catchers, we attend your premises to search, locate, catch, handle and remove snakes to a safe location. We can inspect your premises for any snakes or signs of snakes and can provide general and specific advice about snakes.
Our focus is on protecting you, your family, home, neighbours and pets. While snakes play a pivotal role in the environment, they are extremely dangerous to humans and pets and need to be carefully removed elsewhere. REMEMBER: If you see a snake, do NOT attempt to handle it, call Eltham Snake Catchers on 0403875409 immediately.