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Wildlife Control & Removal


Atlantic City, NJ, is a popular tourist destination that supports a large number of travelers, residents, and nuisance wildlife such as rats. As human land development limits resources, foxes and raccoons may also move into local neighborhoods.

Nusiance Wildlife in Atlantic City

Rat Pest Control

Success rat control requires more than a few rat traps placed around your home. Strategic placement of the correct traps and regularly checking them. 

Many waterfront cities, like Atlantic City, struggle to control rat populations. The area's coastal climate supports these pests, as do warm homes with well-stocked pantries. Rats feed on and contaminate food with their waste, spreading bacteria and other pathogens.

Inspection- Noises such as scurrying and rat or mouse droppings most prominent signs you have a rodent infestation
Trapping- Variety of traps available.
Repairs- Sealing entry points by caulking cracks, capping chimneys, installing mesh over vents. Disinfecting and santizing areas covered in feces and urine. 

Raccoons in Atlantic City

Many residents of Atlantic City deal with raccoons. These animals are active at night and enter backyards in search of food. A raccoon in New Jersey could harbor parasites or even rabies. Since the pests often crawl into attics and chimneys, an infestation can lead to dangerous wildlife encounters.

Squirrel Removal 

If you have squirrels, it is likely the Eastern gray squirrel or the Southern flying squirrel. If you hear odd noises in the morning, it is the gray squirrel. Flying squirrels are nocturnal. Red squirrels and the Northern flying squirrel also can be found in Atlantic City. 

Comfortable in urban and suburban environments, squirrels are often found in New Jersey homes. As overwintering pests, squirrels build nests in attics for protection from the elements.

Inspection- Gnaw marks on, in, or around your home. Small openings to attics or the crawl space. Droppings. Debris like nuts or nesting materials.
Trapping & Removal- Live trapping, deterrents, one-way doors.
Repairs- Exculsion services focus on repairing entry points. Removing debris, repairing nest sites, decontaminating droppings and urine.

New Jersey Fox Control

Foxes are clever and resourceful. To secure a meal, they will raid trash cans and find their way into yards. Foxes are naturally wary of people, but these animals are still predators. Pets, such as small dogs or cats, are the most likely victims of fox bites.

New Jersey is home to red and gray foxes. Both species transmit diseases, such as distemper and mange, to pets and other animals. Although a healthy fox will rarely attack a human, a rabid one may bite and infect people.

FAQ about Wildlife Control in South Jersey 

What are some of the most common wildlife issues that homeowners face in Atlantic City?
Our most common issues are squirrels, raccoons, and bats in attics and crawl spaces.
How do the seasons affect wildlife activity in South Jersey?

We have very little animal movement in the winter. Baby animals are plentiful in spring and homeowners call us when they hear the squealing of newborn wildlife in their attic. All “critters” are active in summer, so naturally it's our busiest season. The second baby squirrel season of the year occurs in the fall, and and bats begin to hibernate for the winter.
What are some common signs of nuisance wildlife activity?
Noises in ceilings and walls.
Any prevention tips for residents in Atlantic City?
Have us “critter-proof” all roof-line access points; including screened louvers, all building vents, etc.

When should homeowners call Critter Control?
Immediately whenever a potential problem is first suspected.

Call (609) 348-6100 for a free estimate. 

Serving the following locations:

By County: Atlantic County


  • Absecon
  • Atlantic City
  • Brigantine
  • Egg Harbor City
  • Egg Harbor Township
  • Estell Manor
  • Galloway
  • Hamilton Township
  • Hammonton
  • Linwood
  • Margate
  • Mays Landing
  • Northfield
  • Pleasantville
  • Somers Point
  • Ventnor
  • Weymouth
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