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We can get rid of squirrels that live in your attic.

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Getting rid of pigeons is easy when you hire a pro.

Allstate Animal Control, raccoons in cage

Raccoon control is requested from all areas of the United States.

Allstate Animal Control, skunk cage

Skunk odors can usually be removed from textiles if you get professional assistance quickly.

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Professional Animal Control, Wildlife Trapping and Pest Bird Removal of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Serving Montgomery County

Nuisance wildlife removal is a PRIVATE SERVICE FOR HIRE available in Philadelphia by Wild Animal Removal Services. Hire a Trapper provides wildlife removal from private homes, business, and industrial properties.

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We are professional wildlife removal operators offering animal control solutions based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We pride ourselves on professional trapping services, and on quality snake, bird, and animal removal.

Wild Animal Removal Services removes all sorts of wild animals, critters and birds from residential and commercial properties, including bats, snakes, pigeons, skunks, raccoons, swallows, woodpeckers, voles, beavers, and rodents of every kind. We also provide cleanup, sanitization, deodorization, and exclusion work to keep your wildlife problem from recurring, be it a colony of bats in a building, raccoons in the attic, or destructive behaviors of critters such as squirrels, gophers and pigeons. The Wild Side of Philadelphia

When thinking about a city like Philadelphia, PA, one envisions tall buildings, busy traffic and many stores and restaurants. Wild animals would be the last thing one would imagine in an urban environment. In fact, Philadelphia has a thriving population of wildlife including raccoons, opossums, squirrels, bats, and even coyotes and whitetail deer.

It seems that in each section of Philadelphia a few species of wildlife are more abundant than others. For example, the Germantown, Manayunk and Roxborough sections have a high population density of raccoons. You may not even be aware of their presence because of their nighttime activities, but more and more conflicts with raccoons are being reported. Pet food left outside and unkempt trash are both welcome signs to Mr. Raccoon.

Once a food source is located it won't be long before raccoons are looking for a safe place nearby to live and reproduce. A secure chimney cap is good prevention against a raccoon problem.

Other areas such as University City, South Philadelphia, Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy are overrun by grey squirrels. Squirrels can scale walls, rain gutters and wires to find any open areas to enter a home or commercial building. Squirrels can be persistent and stop at nothing to find a warm place to live. At times it may require a professional trained in wildlife removal to control a squirrel infestation. A large percent of house fires are caused by electrical wires chewed bare by squirrels.

Pigeons and other birds can be found throughout Pennsylvania and cause health concerns when living together in large numbers. Bird droppings and nesting materials harbor diseases and parasites. Pigeons tend to roost on roof edges and above store fronts, making for an unsightly appearance. While we all appreciate the convenience, culture and unlimited resources a large city has to offer, we have to stop and think about the wildlife that has adapted to our city life. We solve many types of wildlife control conflicts in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Give us a call if you need expert animal removal and/or live wildlife trapping. We can also perform an inspection of your property to evaluate the problem.

Many of the projects we solve involve raccoon families in attics and chimneys, mud swallow nests on stucco, woodpeckers drilling siding, voles and gophers destroying lawns, rats or squirrels thumping and bumping around inside walls and in attics, bat infestations, skunks stealing pet food and snakes living in crawlspaces and stone walls.

Along with physical damage and disease, wild animals also bring along disturbance and nuisance with all their noise and commotion and smell. Baby raccoons chirp and chitter like little birds; raccoons and rats will fight all night and keep people awake; skunk smell takes the cake, but have you ever smelled a dead animal in your ventilation system? We have seen much, much more than these problems, but that is a general idea of the kinds of problems that my professional wildlife removal operators and I are prepared to solve.

Not only do my technicians and I trap and remove problem wild animals, we do a lot of other dirty work, too. Don't hesitate to call us for dead animal removal, pigeon waste cleanup, bat guano removal, mouse droppings, decontamination, repairs, above ground and below ground rodent slick fencing, odor control for skunk spray, and the like. We are a full service pest control company with a wide range of animal control solutions.

I have been in the professional wildlife control business for many years. My favorite stories and experiences are removing bats from schools and churches.

For pigeon and bird control, bat removal, or relief from other pest animals, call our wildlife management experts. Many nuisance wildlife companies offer critter capture and control; our wildlife operators provide professional pest wild animal management. We remove the following AND MORE:

  • Bats from attics, eaves and belfries
  • Pigeons from rooftops
  • Swallow nests from eaves, stucco, log siding, and exterior walls
  • Voles that tear and dig up lawns and destroy root systems
  • Moles and gophers that damage golf courses and gardens
  • Mice from basements, attics, walls, crawlspaces, etc.
  • Feral cats from parks and neighborhoods
  • Raccoons from chimneys and attics
  • Skunks that damage gardens and den in crawlspaces and under porches
  • Woodpeckers that drill in stucco or cedar siding
  • Rats and squirrels from attics, yards, flower gardens, commercial and industrial property
  • Beavers from rivers, ponds and lakes

GIVE US A CALL: 1-888-488-7720

Need to contact a trapper outside of Pennsylvania? Check out our nationwide referral directory of expert wildlife removal technicians to find the professional nearest you.

If you have a problem situation with a lost or stray cat, dog, or other domestic animal or pet including farm and ranch animals, contact The Montgomery County Animal Control Services for assistance. They work with domestic animals and can provide information about licensing, vaccinations, lost pets, etc. The county does not offer free wildlife animal control services, nor does Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Wild Animal Control News, Stories, Events and Alerts

Gopher Problems: Gorged Gardens in Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA— In the last few days, neighbors on the eastern side of the city are complaining about horrible damage done to their gardens.

"It's terrible. Some of my vegetable plants are completely gone," said homeowner David Giles who has a large garden plot behind his house.

Giles said he weeds or waters his garden every day. Then last week he went on a short, two-day business trip. When he came home, he went to water the garden and found that most of the plants were ruined or completely missing.

"I just don't understand it," he said. "Unless some punk kids thought it was funny to go around and ruin people's gardens."

Another neighbor, Jessica Bates said her garden also has missing plants, but also that some of her blue-ribbon winning red rose plants were also missing.

"It is so strange," she said. "I just can't figure it out."

Overall, four homes in the neighborhood have been affected. Police are looking into the situation.

"After examining the victims' prospective gardens, we have found that it is unlikely a vandalism problem, but more likely an animal situation on our hands," said Officer Ryan Young.

Young said they called in Jim Russell, a professional wild animal remover technician to survey the situation.

"What we have here is a gopher problem," said Russell. "Gophers tunnel their way under the ground and eat plants from their roots. It is not uncommon for them to remove an entire plant and then move on to the next one."

Russell told homeowners in a meeting that he could easily remove the gophers with specialized trapping equipment and products.

"I should have known it was gophers," said Giles. "I was just so upset about my plants I wanted to blame it on someone."

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Allstate Animal Control attic bat in gloved hands

Here is one member of an entire bat colony that was removed from an attic.

Allstate Animal Control two raccoons removed

Raccoon removal can usually be performed by live-trapping.

Allstate Animal Control gopher mounds

It is best to initiate gopher control before the damage is severe.

Allstate Animal Control, many pigeons in a live trap

Proper pigeon control will keep the population down to a reasonable amount.

Allstate Animal Control, raccoon trap

Raccoon traps are usually very effective.

Allstate Animal Control, trapping raccoons with snare pole

Trapping raccoons requires a variety of methods. This is a snarepole.

Allstate Animal Control, skunk trap

Skunk smell can be avoided by removing the animals before they spray.

Allstate Animal Control, ground mole

It is better to get rid of moles before their molehills grow to mountains.

Allstate Animal Control, pigeon removal

Professional pigeon removal can leave your building clean again.