San Diego Snake Removal

California has an abundance of snakes, from venomous pit vipers like copperheads or rattlers, to harmless snakes like rat snakes and garter snakes. Many of these snakes live in urban or neighborhood settings in the city of San Diego.

24/7 Cell Phone: 858-257-3420

I have spent my career talking with hundreds of snake removal guys throughout the USA, and I myself have personally trained dozens so far. In the city of San Diego, call our tech at 858-257-3420. He can usually come out same-day, often very quickly, to catch your unwanted snake(s). We service all of San Diego County, including Coronado, National City, Chula Vista, Imperial Beach, Spring Valley, La Mesa, El Cajon, and more!

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We are a full service San Diego wildlife removal company specializing in snake control in San Diego. If our guy is not available, you can do a search for a different San Diego snake removal company, but be sure you are comfortable with their service and prices before you hire. San Diego snake control is of course a specialty field, and not every expert in you hire is the same - you don't want to hire a snake exterminator or pest control company, but a specialty California wild animal removal professional to provide you with San Diego County CA snake removal help.

Common Snakes of San Diego, CA: The most common snakes in San Diego include rat snakes, garter snakes, and racers. In water, common water snakes. These are not dangerous. Venomous snakes of San Diego are rare and may include rattlesnakes or copperhead/cottonmouth. For a full description of all snake species in San Diego, with photos and identification of all poisonous species, visit

San Diego California Snake Situation: How to get rid of snakes - Snakes are very beneficial to the environment, so make sure you are not trying to get rid of them because of a hatred for all things legless. Most snakes are harmless to people and kill rodents and insects that can be true nuisance animals. It is possible, however, that your property is appealing to snakes and you have an abundance of the creatures. Do not waste your time trying the spray repellents on the market. These are mostly sulfur or naphthalene based sprays. The only scent deterrents that have seen any success-though it is infrequent-is mongoose urine and kingsnake musk. Neither of these liquids is available to the public. You're welcomed to try the shake cans and sprays that are in your local feed store; just know that you have been warned. If you need to get rid of snakes, the best way to go about it is with a box trap. Some traps work far better than others, and a useful model will have attractant dots and glue to hold the snake in place. Property modification can be helpful, since that is the reason why the snakes are near your home to begin with. Snakes like vegetation and debris. Make sure your yard is free of both.

Hello, I came acrossed your site when I was looking up snake information on the net. We just moved to San Diego, California, after we graduated with our masters. We have a fenced in back yard and by the orange tree there are holes in the ground. We asked the pest control guy what they could be from and he said snakes or moles. They are way to big to be mole holes. I was just wondering if you knew what they could be from. I found your site and I thought you were have some advice. There seems to be some holes that were covered with sand or something from the previous house renters. I really don't know but I am terrified of snakes. It is a fear of mine. I hope they are not snake holes!!! Can you help?? Warm Regards, Katina

hi david- an aprox 12 inch long snake about as big around as a pencil all black with a red "thing" sorta like a red thread on his head & also on his tail slithered by the front wheels of my car in my space out in front of my home-& i have been looking all over the web 2 try & figure out what it is- ne ideas or places 4 me 2 call & or look- i would REALLy appreciate it if u have a "lead" 4 me-in any case thank u in advance 4 your time-nancy

California Ringneck Snake

thxs david- i found fotos of ring tail snakes online but none of them had the thread "thing" on the head sort of only partially attached & sort of waving in the breeze - they all had regular rings like a priests collar around their necks-i guess its 1 particular sub species (or "model" ) of ring snake- in ne case thank u sooooooooooooooo much !!!!!!!!!!!! sincerely Nancy

Learn more about Venomous Snakes of California and Common Snakes of California.

For more information on San Diego snake removal, identifying snakes of San Diego County California, or general snake help, browse this site, or go to Snake Removal - How to Get Rid of Snakes home page. I wish you good luck with your San Diego snake problem!