How to Dispose of a Dead Animal

Here are six simple steps on how to dispose of the body of a dead animal:

Step One:

Do not pick up or touch dead animals.

dead squirrel

Step Two:

Use a long-handled shovel to pick up the dead animal.

dead squirrel in long-handled shovel

Step Three:

Place the plastic bag on the ground.

putting dead squirrel in plastic bag on the ground

Step Four:

Using the shovel, place the animal in the plastic bag.

dead squirrel in a plastic bag

Step Five:

Tie a knot in the bag.

tying a knot in a plastic bag

Step Six:

Dispose of the bag in an outdoor trash container.

putting plastic bag in outdoor trash container

For more information, call 303-441-1564.

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