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Wildlife & Animal Removal

Critter Control of Denver provides wildlife control and removal services for the Greater Denver area and surrounding communities. From inspection to removal—and even exclusion and repair—we have the services you need to get rid of raccoons, rodents, and other nuisances fast. First, we identify the animal on the property, then use humane methods to remove the animal and secure weak points where more could enter. If damage has been done, we can make those repairs for a complete restoration. Contact a Critter Control office near you today.

Humane Wildlife Trapping in Denver

The Denver metropolitan area is home to almost three million people. With 200 parks within the city and national forests to the west, which have plenty of protected natural habitat, Denver is also home to a wide variety of wildlife, including raccoons, squirrels, bats, and beavers, to name a few.

As a result, area residents and business owners should not be surprised to find an unwanted visitor on or within their property that requires the expertise of a Critter Control wildlife technician. Our Denver team is well-prepared to handle common wildlife problems

Common Wildlife Problems in Denver, CO

Raccoons Removal in Denver

Like many small and large cities in the Rocky Mountains, Denver is home to plenty of raccoons. These animals are known to take up residence anywhere that offers a steady food supply, usually near homes and businesses with unsecured trash cans. Once one or more raccoons discover a reliable food source, chances are the animals will stick around looking for more.

Inspection: Your Denver-based Critter Control wildlife specialist will inspect your property for the usual signs that raccoons are visiting—or already live on—your property and will take note of footprints in or around the home, large openings that offer access, and raccoon poop.

Removal: Live trapping is the best way to remove raccoons from your home. Please do not try to remove raccoons yourself. These animals can carry rabies and can transmit the disease not only to you but also to pets.

Repairs: In addition to suggesting ways to property seal your trash cans, your technician will seal up any points of entry that raccoons and other wildlife could use to visit your home. They will also apply sanitization and ectoparasite treatments. If raccoons are found in your attic, the technician will restore any damaged insulation.

Denver Tree Squirrel Removal

Regardless of whether you’re in downtown Denver or one of the city’s suburbs, you’ll probably encounter more than a few squirrels. The most common species found in Denver backyards is the fox squirrel. This particular species can be found scurrying up and down trees and, for some residents, inside the home if there happens to be a hole in the roof with easy access to the indoors.

Inspection: Our wildlife specialists will look for the typical signs of a squirrel problem, including gnaw marks, small openings into your attic or crawl space, droppings, and piles of debris such as nuts or nesting materials squirrels use to make themselves more comfortable.

Removal: Your Critter Control specialist will remove all squirrels using one of a few proven methods, including live trapping, one-way doors, and or a deterrent.

Repairs: Squirrels can leave behind quite a bit of damage. Our technician will remove all debris and nests, decontaminant the area, and ensure that all points of entry are sealed up to prevent future visitors.

Rat and Mice Pest Control

Both homes and businesses throughout the Denver area may experience occasional visits from mice or rats. While unsettling, finding rodents, especially during the winter months, is not uncommon. However, it’s very important to address the problem as soon as possible as these animals may contaminate food, damage property, and spread disease.

Inspection: Critter Control specialists will look for the telltale signs of a rodent infestation, including droppings and gnaw marks.

Removal: Once we determine the size of the rodent infestation, we will set up traps where necessary. We ask all our clients to be aware that it can take several days to get rid of your rodent problem. We will check our traps daily.

Repairs: If you’ve been having a rodent problem, chances are there are one or more entry points that your technician will need to seal up for you. In addition, we will make sure your property is thoroughly decontaminated to prevent disease.

Bat Removal from Homes

There are 18 types of bat in Colorado;while some of them migrate through the Denver area, others will roost within properties throughout our city. Bats are nocturnal animals; therefore, property owners may not even be aware that their attic or crawl space has become a home to one or more bats.

Inspection: Your Critter Control technician will look for stains on walls from bat feces, or guano, which will most likely be piled beneath the area where bats are roosting.

Removal: Never try to remove bats yourself. It may be tempting to grab a broom and sweep a bat off your wall; however, these animals may carry rabies. Therefore, leave bat removal to a professional wildlife technician who will most likely install a one-way door to ensure the bat or bats cannot return to your home.

Repairs: In addition to sealing up the entry point(s) inside your home, the technician will clean up the guano left behind and disinfect the area for you.

Prairie Dog Removal

Denver area residents are quite familiar with prairie dogs. If you own a home with backyard space, there’s a good chance you may eventually spot a burrow on your property. Prairie dog burrows cause plenty of damage, destroying lawns and creating tripping hazards.

Inspection: Your Critter Control technician will take note of all prairie dog mounds in your yard. In fact, thirty-five mounds per acre is common. A crater- or dome-shaped mound often marks the entrance to a prairie dog hole.

Removal: Our technicians can safely navigate the terrain and remove prairie dog pests humanely and effectively. Please do not try to remove prairie dogs yourself as these animals may carry plague.

Repairs: After removing the prairie dog from your property, your Critter Control specialist will help you determine the best way to keep prairie dogs away from your property. For example, setting up special fences or visual barriers may help to prevent problems with prairie dog tunnels naturally.

Beaver Control in Denver

Beavers shape their habitat to suit their needs, building dams that change the depth of rivers and streams. Dams can have a positive impact on the local ecosystem but cause problems for property owners. Beaver activity may lead to flooding, which can add up to costly damage.

Beavers hold a protected status as fur-bearing animals. Troublesome beavers causing damage to property may be eradicated outside of trapping season with the authorization of local wildlife agencies.

Several methods exist for controlling and removing beavers. In most states, it is illegal to destroy or disturb established beaver lodges and dams since the wetlands they create are vital to local ecosystems. In order to manage established beaver populations, drainage systems may be constructed with the assistance of conservation specialists to control the water level. Employing traps to remove problematic beavers is the most effective method. However, traps must be set by experts, such as Critter Control Beaver Specialists, at the underwater entrances of beaver lodges.

Concerns about Coyotes

Close to both nature and people, Denver gives a coyote access to food and shelter. The curious pests may move into yards to hunt for small animals like rats and rabbits. Coyote attacks on humans in Colorado are rare, but these predators may come into conflict with pets. More common issues with coyotes include scavenging behaviors, such as digging through trash. The pests may also eat from pet bowls or take produce from gardens if food is scarce.

How Professional Wildlife Control Services Can Help You

While some property owners may successfully chase away nuisance wildlife, it’s always best to reach out to a professional wildlife specialist who will ensure that the animal(s) are not only removed but stay away from your home or business.

  • Trained specialists only use the most humane—and up-to-date— removal methods.
  • Removing a wild animal doesn’t end with eliminating it from your home—specialists will also repair and decontaminate your property.
  • You and your family will stay safe. Wild animals can be aggressive and may bite or scratch when they feel threatened.


Why Choose Critter Control

  • Reason #1: Critter Control conducts a thorough inspection of your property. We know that where there’s one raccoon, mouse, or bat, there may be more.
  • Reason #2: Critter Control’s Denver-based team is familiar with our community and understands the nuisance wildlife issues unique to our area.
  • Reason #3: Eliminating nuisance wildlife requires more than a trap—it requires species-specific knowledge. Critter Control’s wildlife technicians are the most degreed in the business.

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Serving the following locations:

By County: Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson

  • Arvada
  • Bennett
  • Castle Rock
  • Deer Trail
  • Denver
  • Dupont
  • Eastlake
  • Franktown
  • Golden
  • Henderson
  • Idledale
  • Larkspur
  • Morrison
  • Parker
  • Lakewood
  • Englewood
  • Northglenn
  • Thornton
  • Federal Heights
  • Evergreen
  • Centennial
  • Kittredge
  • Littleton
  • Bowmar
  • Commerce City
  • Cherry Hills Village
  • Lone Tree
  • Greenwood Village
  • Brighton
  • Watkins
For Wildlife Control Near You, Call: (720) 513-0613

Home Services

Animal Droppings/Feces Removal

The animal has been removed from your home, but what about the mess they left behind? Most wildlife will use a single spot in or around your home as their latrine, often saturating and damaging the insulation, wood, ceiling, or other materials. This can lead to health hazards, stains, and unnecessary odors. Leave the dirty work to us and call (720) 513-0613 today to deal with your animal waste removal problems.

Carcass/Dead Animal Removal
It's a homeowner's worst nightmare, the terrible smell of a decomposing animal stuck in the walls, attic, or under the porch. Dead animals not only produce a terrible smell, but the carcass can lead to health risks, insect infestations, and stains. Once we remove the dead animal, we deploy special deodorizers, neutralizers, and air purifiers to make your home animal scent free. 

Insulation Installation/Removal
Let our attic restoration professionals remove that soiled and ineffective insulation with new, energy-efficient insulation. We have the equipment necessary to remove damaged and contaminated insulation and also can prepare quotes for most major insurance companies. Attics are one of the easiest places in a house to insulate, especially if you'd like to cap your existing attic insulation. A properly insulated attic pays for itself in energy savings, so ask about any available energy tax credits. Get your attic back in pristine condition in no time, call us today!

Attic/Soffit/Louvre Vent Screen Guards
Protect the investment of your home and ask us about our animal-proofing services! Don't wait until you've got bats in the attic or mice in the kitchen, call us to inspect your home and install attic fan vent guards, roof vent guards, gable vent closures, or make soffit vent repairs. For prevention and protection services, our team can do it all with one single call!

Chimney Cap And Screen Installation
Owl, birds, or squirrels setting up camp in your chimney? Critter Control of Denver offers a wide range of animal prevention products and services for your chimney. We repair any damage and implement state-of-the-art prevention techniques such as screening vents, chimney caps/screens, and the sealing of entry holes. All these techniques reduce the opportunity for future conflicts with unwanted nuisance animals. If you suspect you have animals in your chimney, we can help!

Chimney Repairs/Sealing/Tuck Pointing
Chimneys are exposed to the worst extremes of the elements making degradation of the flashing, bricks, mortar joints, and concrete caps a common occurrence. These weak spots in the architecture can create opportunities for entry by many common wildlife animals.

Crawlspace Clean-Up
The crawl space of your home is prime real estate for many common nuisance animals in the Denver area. If an animal makes it's den or nest in your crawl space, the chances they've damaged your pipes, insulation or wiring. Are your pipes leaking or are there strange odors coming from your crawl space? You may have an unwanted animal guest.

Damage Control And Repairs
Critter Control of Denver is your wildlife damage repair company. We get rid of unwanted animals, and follow up our work with damage repairs. Our full-service approach will get rid of your problem animal and the headache that comes with it.

The severity of the damages will depend on the wildlife problem at hand. Squirrels will create quite different damages than a mole or skunk may. Critter Control of Denver can get rid of the unwanted animal and completely repair the wildlife damage.

Common Damage Repairs
Critter Control of Denver has extensive experience in a variety of wildlife damage repairs. Squirrels in the attic, raccoons in the chimney, and skunks in the yard will create different damages. Your technician will be able to get rid of the problem and repair roofs, restore attic insulation, and more!

Our damage repairs will remove the headache that comes along with a wildlife invasion, and occasionally the damage repairs may even double as prevention techniques. Screening vents, installing chimney caps, and closing entry holes will all reduce the chance of future conflicts with unwanted animals. Call us now if you suspect a wildlife invasion.

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