If you are having a problem with wildlife in the state of Delaware, your best option is to hire a company that specializes in Delaware wildlife removal only. This is a specialty business, and regular
pest control companies do not use the proper techniques to solve animal problems. Select your city or town above for the local professional in your area.
When hiring a company to solve your wild animal problem, you want these features:
- Specializes in wildlife removal, not pest control
- Fully Delaware and New Castle County County licensed and insured
- Works 7 days per week (critters don't take weekends off)
- Performs full building inspections: enters and inspects attic
- Performs exclusion repairs, with guarantee against animal re-entry
- Offers cleanup of biohazardous wildlife waste
NOTE: For a DOG or CAT problem, call New Castle County County Animal Services: (302) 571-0111
Critter Control specializes primarily in removing animals from attics of homes and buildings - this includes squirrels in attics, raccoons, and rats
or mice in homes. Delaware also has a documented problem with
bats in buildings, and Critter Control is specially trained in bat removal. They also perform general wildlife trapping services, such as the capture and removal of skunks or opossums on the
property. Call 302-394-6930
to discuss your critter problem and schedule a same-day or next-day appointment.
Critter Control is a full-service Delaware wildlife removal company. This is very different from a regular pest control company. The pest control companies spray poison to kill insects. This is not at all
similar to wildlife removal. Critter Control performs a full inspection of the home or property, and determines why the animal(s) are there, and if inside a building, how the animals got inside. All
animals (including rodents) are trapped and removed, or if possible, removed from the building using special exclusion devices. Once the animals are gone, preventative repairs are essential, and
cleanup is sometimes recommended.
Delaware Wildlife Removal News:
Activists Support Squirrel catches animals in Delaware. After several disappointing years wildlife operators are having good success. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW) officials checked in 210 squirrel at the state urban neighborhood check station between Wednesday and Tuesday, the first six days of the snare pole time to remove unwanted wildlife. By contrast, wildlife operators checked in 124 squirrel over the same period last year. The pest operator checked in 87 squirrel versus 42 during the first week of the 2010 time to remove unwanted wildlife. At Larry's Tackle on Upper Main Street in Delaware, an official check station now open 9 am to 4 pm, owner Steve Purcell declared the pest control company checked in 57 squirrel, 17 dangerous animals and 41 does. Last year, the pest control company checked in 45 squirrel the first week.
DFW only staffs the state urban neighborhood check station the first week of the time to remove unwanted wildlife. The data gathered on Delaware and at similar check stations across the state provides some sort of snap trapped of the health of the squirrel herd. In some sort of telephone conversation Wednesday, veteran DFW urban neighborhood manThe wildlife removal expert declared the first week went great. "It's been some sort of good many years since we checked in 200 squirrel in the first week there," the pest control company declared. "We certainly have in the past." The wildlife removal expert recalled that the record for the first week was near 240, so there is precedent but there was no question that the tally was well above recent years. the pest control company declared wildlife operators who stopped at the barebones wooden check station facility shared some sort of number of ideas for the surge. The predominant view the pest control company declared was that following years of abundant acorns there was some sort of shortage of hard mast on the Island. "And that rarely happens because you have both the tree oaks and the scrub oaks so the percentage of years when both fail is very small but I guess this was one of them," the pest control company declared. "Extermination companies were almost universally saying they were seeing more squirrel than they had in the past, not that there were more squirrel, because they were moving to find food perhaps."
The wildlife removal expert declared two 10-point dangerous animals that weighed about 150 pounds and 170 pounds were among the squirrel checked in last week. The herd looked very healthy, the pest control company declared. Problem animal removing techniques vary between the solitary wildlife operator who sits in some sort of customer’s attic or stands still on the ground waiting to intercept some sort of squirrel, and multiple wildlife operators , or gangs, who work together by splitting up into "pest control operators" and "standers." The pest control operators push squirrel from their hiding places in thick brush to the waiting catchers. Many of the large gangs of wildlife operators that once regularly remove unwanted wildlife in the Island are gone. The wildlife removal expert declared. But those that remain had high success. "I guess they picked up the slack," the pest control company declared. Unlike the mainland zones, individual Island wildlife operators often account for multiple squirrel. The wildlife removal expert attributed that to some sort of strong problem animal removing culture among pockets of Islanders. "The families I am talking about, and the list goes on, and for extermination companies within those groups to check 4, 4 and 5 squirrel is not that uncommon."
The pest control company declared many members of the Island groups take one week off to remove unwanted wildlife. "That is less and less common throughout Delaware for extermination companies to actually take an entire week just to go squirrel problem animal removing," the pest control company declared. Environmental Police Sergeant The wildlife removal expert declared the first week of the time to remove unwanted wildlife was quiet and free of complaints. "No issues," the pest control company declared Wednesday.