If you need help identifying a snake you found in Portland, just email me a photo or two of the snake, to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will identify it for you.
NEED EMERGENCY SNAKE REMOVAL? Remember, most of the snakes of Portland, OR are harmless and good to have around! But if you have a snake situation in which you need help, below are some resources. Examples in which you may want help include:
- A venomous Portland snake on your property or in your house
- A snake stuck inside your home, or pool, or garage, etc.
- A snake that is aggressive or concerns you in some way
- A nest of snakes on your property or even in your attic
FREE HELP: Multnomah County Animal Control: (503) 988-2738
FREE HELP: Portland Police Department: (503) 823-3333
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When your life is disrupted by an unwanted snake, call our highly trained herpetologists who have been trained in all the species of snake in the area. For over 10 years we have served our community with practical advice and same-day appointments, and even offer free advice over the phone where we can. Our dedicated and highly trained technicians can assist you with snake removal, from identifying the species of snake from any skin it may have left behind, to removing all venomous and non-venomous snakes, and ensuring that they don’t return. We don’t just take our work seriously, it is our passion to provide the best quality of service to our customers, but also the wildlife we work alongside. We are ready and waiting for your call, and our locally situated technicians and herpetologists can often be arranged to visit the same day to safely and humanely remove any snakes where they shouldn’t be. Using exclusion nets and other specially designed equipment, we will also make sure that we only need to visit once.
The above listed services might provide free Portland snake removal, but maybe not. You may have to pay a company. Give the county animal control and police a call, and see. Read our article about:
Natural Enemies of the Snake