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The Wildlife Specialist - Critter Removal in San Diego, CA

San Diego Wildlife Control & Removal

The Wildlife Specialist
Contact: 858-257-3420

  • Noises in Your Attic?
  • Unwanted Wildlife?
  • Bird or Bat Infestation?
  • We Can Solve It!
Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (619) 767-2675
Go to the San Diego County Animal Services page or read about cats or dogs.


  We service any residential and commercial customers in the San Diego area. We handle nuisance animals, including squirrels, rats, mice, raccoons, skunks, beavers, coyotes, foxes, opossums, snakes, bats, birds, moles and voles. The company also carries workers' compensation and liability insurance. We handle nearly all aspects of wildlife control, and resolve conflicts between people and wildlife in a gentle, humane, and professional manner. For San Diego control of wildlife, just give us a call, we answer our phones 7am-7pm, 7 days a week and we will solve your wildlife problem. We look forward to hearing from you!     

The Wildlife Specialist provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of San Diego in California. 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 858-257-3420
There are many San Diego 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 San Diego exterminator of wildlife. At The Wildlife Specialist, we will be courteous and friendly and take the time to answer your questions. Give our San Diego trappers at The Wildlife Specialist a call, and we will listen to your problem, and make an appointment to perform an inspection.
California is full of wildlife, including snakes, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, and more. Wildlife removal is a complex field. I recommend professional San Diego wildlife control services if you want to solve a critter problem legally and correctly. For example, 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 San Diego wildlife frequently enter homes, and correct removal is not a simple task.
San Diego, California is the 7th largest city in the United States of America and it currently has a population of around 1.3 million people. The city is a coastal city in the southwest of the country, giving it a lot of appeal due the sun, surf, and diverse culture that has a strong Mexican influence due to its location. Neighboring beach towns to the west such as Mission Beach, Ocean Beach, and Pacific Beach are famous hangouts for the 20-30 year olds who are drawn to the relaxed lifestyle. Regional cuisine is regarded as excellent in San Diego, with a wide variety of ethnic dishes. One dish specific to the city is Rubio's (a chain restaurant) famous fish tacos. San Diego has several sports venues such as the Qualcomm Stadium, Petco Park, San Diego Sports Arena and the University of San Diego that host all sorts of sporting events. The city is also a major tourist destination because of attractions such as the Balboa Park, Crystal Pier, Little Italy, and the San Diego zoo (just to name a few). Finally, the city also draws a large number of military personnel due to its facilities that are based here, including the Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard. We also service the towns of Ramona, Solana Beach, Imperial Beach, and rat control in Santee, Hillcrest, Poway, La Jolla, Chula Vista and also animal control in Lemon Grove, Crest, Del Mar, Vista, Rancho Bernardo, North Park, Mira Mesa and pest control in Bankers Hill, El Cajon, Oceanside, Leucadia, and wildlife trapping in Rancho Santa Fe, Escondido and wild animal services in San Marcos, Cardiff by the Sea, National City, Encinitas, Spring Valley and wildlife management in La Mesa, Carlsbad, Alpine, Lakeside, Coronado, Fallbrook, Pacific Beach. To learn more, visit Wildlife Control San Diego
If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local San Diego 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. No county in California will assist with wildlife control situations, and there is no free San Diego animal control services for wildlife.

San Diego County Animal Services:
(619) 767-2675


San Diego Wildlife Tip:
How to make rats go away - If you want to become skilled in the art of how to make a rat go away, the first thing you need to understand is why rats invade a home. The rat that is a nuisance animal is not in the same category as the rat that lives in the wild. Rats that sneak into buildings have come from a long lineage of other rats that have known nothing other than living off the scraps of humans. These critters will not survive in a wilderness setting; the house rat is completely dependent on humanity for survival. That being said, there are few things that will turn a rat from an established home. Repellents and sounds deterrents are all futile ways to get a rat to go away. The animal has nowhere else to go. Your home is its home. The only way to get rid of a rat is to trap the animal and remove it. There are many ways to go about this, but lethal trapping is the most effective way to remedy a rodent issue. Rats that are excluded from a home or relocated will just become nuisances for another person or will find a way back inside. 
San Diego, CA Animal News Clip:
Pests - If you can't beat 'em, confuse 'em

For those of you who only buy the paper on Fridays to read you may not know that this reporter also writes about agriculture and water issues. The Monterey County Pest Control board could not be reached for comment.

The extermination recent buzz in agriculture is studying integrated pest management, which is combining different techniques of pest control with a goal of having less impact on the extermination environment. This might include regular monitoring of pests so treatment only needs to be done when the extermination pest populations get out of control. Some growers use beneficial insects. Orchardists might grow a cover crop that encourages beneficial insects that eat pests that harm the extermination crop. There are many types of insects and animals in San Diego, and other California cities, but not all of them are pests after all.

One method that is used often in these programs is pheromone inhibitors, also known as pheromone disrupters. Pheromones are chemicals emitted by insects and other living creatures. The extermination female, when she is ready to mate, will emit a certain smell that tells the extermination male insect to come hither. When a farmer releases a version of the extermination pheromones in the extermination orchard, the extermination males get confused and start chasing after the scent. With the smell coming from all over the place, the extermination males start running this way, then that way; meanwhile, the extermination female pest is buzzing off in the distance tapping an antenna impatiently. San Diego pest control is an important part of the local economy, but only a few California companies deal with wild animals.

Hmmm. Why does this sound so much like a night at the Crazy Horse? The extermination idea is if the he and she can't get together, they can't make more bugs. This strategy was apparently preferred over trying to neuter millions of bugs. Most local owners of pest control companies in San Diego, California weren't sure what to make of all this.



We are San Diego wildlife management experts, and are familiar with all the pest animals, including all species of California snakes and bats. We at The Wildlife Specialist are the best among San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego critter capture and control needs. Give us a call at 858-257-3420 for a price quote and more information.

If you have any questions about a wildlife problem in San Diego, please give The Wildlife Specialist a call at 858-257-3420, 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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