How to Dispose of Dead Animal Carcasses

Dead animal corpses can be a very big problem when it comes to disposing of them. However, there are very many methods that you can use to get rid of the bodies. None of the methods involves any special skills so you can pick the one that you feel most comfortable with.


This is perhaps the most hygienic way of getting rid or animal corpses. Just carry the dead animal corpse to a location away from your house and burn it. You can use a fuel like paraffin or petrol in case there are many corpses. However, you should ensure that this is allowed as some neighborhoods, especially urban areas, have a ban on the burning of corpses and any other smoking materials.


This is the oldest method used to get rid of corpses. It involves digging a hole in the ground, depositing the dead animals and then covering the hole. Although it sounds simple, there are rocky areas that may pose complications when digging the holes. However, regardless of your location, or the hardness of your soil, you have to ensure that the hole is more than 2 meters deep. If you live in an apartment and you don’t have your personal yard, then it is better to use other methods since you may get into trouble if you bury the corpses on other people’s property.


Although this is not the most hygienic method of corpse disposal, it may be the only choice you have- especially for people living in urban areas. Just wrap the corpse in a paper towel and then throw it in your dustbin. However, you should ensure that the dustbin is a few meters from your house since the corpse may attract ants and other predators. In addition, you have to ensure that the dustbin is emptied and disposed regularly since animal corpses tend to start smelling bad after a few days.

Feeding it to dogs

This is a common method of disposing corpses especially to people living in the upcountry. Just ensure that you don’t through the corpse at your dog while he is in the house since blood from the corpse may create a mess on your carpet and walls. Also, corpses of animals that were poisoned, or those that died due to an infection should not be fed to dogs. This is because the poison may harm or kill your dog, and the infection may be transferred to your pets. In addition, you have to ensure that the dos or dogs that you feed are capable of finishing the corpse since the leftovers may start producing a bad odor after some days.

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