Des Moines Wildlife Control / Iowa Animal Removal

George's Critter Removal, LLC - Animal Pest Control in Des Moines, IA. Call us: 515-446-3748

Des Moines Wildlife Control

  • Noises in Your Attic?
  • Unwanted Wildlife?
  • Bird or Bat Problem?
  • Rodent Infestation?
  • We Can Solve It!
Check our year 2020 prices for wildlife control work. Call us 6am - 8pm daily to schedule an appointment. If you can't afford our services, read about free Des Moines wildlife control options.
Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (515) 262-9503.
Go to the Polk County Animal Services page or read about cats or dogs.

We service the Des Moines area, including Urbandale, Ankeny, Altoona, Carlisle, Norwalk, Indianola, Perry, north to Ames, and more.

George's Critter Removal, LLC provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Des Moines in Iowa. We offer custom animal control solutions for almost any type of wildlife problem, whether it be the noises of squirrels running through the attic, a colony of bats living in a building, animals digging in your yard, or the destructive behavior of a raccoon or other critter, we have the experience and the tools to quickly and professionally solve your problem. For a consultation and price quote, give us a call at 515-446-3748

Click here to check our prices updated for year 2020. There are many Des Moines pest control companies for animals out there, but not all of them are licensed and insured professionals. Make sure that you hire a competent expert for your Des Moines exterminator of wildlife. At George's Critter Removal, LLC, we will be courteous and friendly and take the time to answer your questions. Give our Des Moines trappers at George's Critter Removal, LLC a call, and we will listen to your problem, and make an appointment to perform an inspection. Feel free to email us at desmoines@aaanimalcontrol.com

freeResources for free wildlife removal in Des Moines
If you can't afford our pro wildlife work, you can try these agencies for free wildlife removal:
Polk County Animal Services: (515) 262-9503
Des Moines Wildlife Rehabilitation Agency: 515-233-1379
Des Moines Police Department: 515-283-4811
Iowa Wildlife Commission: 515-725-8200
How to get these services to provide free wildlife control? Learn what to say on the phone for free Des Moines wildlife control.


Iowa is full of wildlife, including snakes, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, and more. Wildlife removal is a complex field. I recommend professional Des Moines wildlife control services if you want to solve a critter problem legally and correctly. For example, we specialize in animals in the attic, which have broken into the house and almost always have a nest of baby animals. It is necessary to perform correct preventative repairs to keep pest animals a out of your house for good. We perform full building inspection, do the the repairs and we also offer attic decontamination if necessary. Rats and mice love to live in attics, and can chew wires or leave droppings. In fact Des Moines wildlife frequently enter homes, and correct removal is not a simple task.

County Animal ServicesDOG or CAT: If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local Polk County Animal Services for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, vaccinations, licenses, pet adoption, lost pets, and more. If you have a wildlife problem, you can try calling the Polk County animal services, and see what they have to say, but they will certainly not help you with a complex wildlife problem such as critters in your attic. They are a free government agency that helps with dog and cat issues only.

Polk County Animal Services: (515) 262-9503


Des Moines Wildlife Tip:
Whining noise in roof of attic - There are a lot of things that can cause a whining noise in the roof of your attic. The first thing to rule out is if the whining noise is coming from wind whistling through a damaged part of the roof, or if the whining noise is the sounds of an animal. Until you climb onto your roof to investigate the present state of things, you won't know for certain. A whine can be characteristic of many animals, babies in particular. Raccoons are one of the most vocal animals inside of a home, and when a mother raccoon decides to give birth inside the home, the sounds that accompany the litter of babies are enough to keep anyone up at night. If all you're hearing is a whine, though, there's a chance it's not an animal at all. Holes and cracks in the right spot within an attic can cause people to think there is everything from animals to ghosts within the space. If your rooftop investigation doesn't prove fruitful, go into the attic itself and see if you can identify any droppings or damage from chewing. Almost all attic invaders will leave feces and urine, and you can often tell what kind of animal it is by the size and shape of the droppings.


Des Moines, IA Animal Control News Clip:
Pest Regulation - House rat and mouse move little, despite heavy exterminating

Rodents were discovered in Des Moines urban areas last year. Since then, 378 house rat and mouse have been killed - mostly by wildlife operatoprs who have been encouraged by the state Department of Natural Resources to shoot as many house rat and mouse as they can. Researchers surprised- What surprised The termite and mouse hard-working and her team was that even with a policy that aims to nearly wipe out the house rat and mouse population in the affected area, most house rat and mouse move in less than a one square mile area. The largest pest regulation company in Des Moines was interviewed, but shared nothing.

The preliminary results, said a DNR official, confirm the work of other researchers who have found that house rat and mouse, even when under heavy assault, are likely to move little beyond a territory that supplies them food and potential mates." This is what we expected to hear," said Alan The termite and mouse professional, who oversees the state's chronic wasting disease program. This is a departure from the normal no-pest policy of the area..

"This was our basic response in 2002 - house rat and mouse do not ever pull up stakes in response to house rat and mouse exterminating pressure." Iowa officials discovered the disease in the house rat and mouse population near Des Moines in Iowa, in February 2002. The DNR quickly hit upon a controversial strategy aimed at decreasing as many house rat and mouse as possible to reduce the spread of the disease and eventually snuff it out. No members of the Des Moines Pest Society could be found to issue a statement.

Care should be taken to keep the hide as clean as possible and to protect the homeowners from rodent infestation. Hopefully, some thought will have been given to having an vermin rodent trophies so provision will be have been made for getting it out of the woods with a minimum of rough handling. Gene Stily, an experienced pest controller from Polk County, has said that effort should be made to keep blood off the hide as much as possible. Continued next week ...Des Moines pest control.


We are Des Moines wildlife management experts, and are familiar with all the pest animals, including all species of Iowa snakes and bats. We at George's Critter Removal, LLC are the best among Des Moines nuisance wildlife companies and can solve all animal damage issues. Our wildlife operators are skilled at bird control and bat removal, and would be happy to serve your Des Moines bat control or pigeon and bird control needs with a professional solution. Opossums, skunks, moles, and other animals that can damage your lawn - we are the exterminators who can capture and remove them. Our specialty is removal of animals in homes such as raccoons in the attic or squirrels in the attic. Our professional pest management of wildlife and animals can solve all of your Des Moines critter capture and control needs. Give us a call at 515-446-3748 for a price quote and more information.

If you have any questions about a wildlife problem in Des Moines, please give George's Critter Removal, LLC a call at 515-446-3748, and we will listen to your problem, give you a price quote, and schedule an appointment, usually same day or next day, to solve the problem.

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