If you are having a problem with a wild animal, please select your South Dakota city/town from the map or list above. This South Dakota animal control directory lists the phone numbers of professional wildlife removal experts throughout SD. These nuisance wildlife control operators deal with conflicts between people and wildlife such as squirrels living in an attic, or raccoons digging through the trash can. Call the licensed and insured professional listed here, and get the problem taken care of once and for all.
There are many South Dakota pest control companies, but most of them treat for insect problems, and have little experience dealing with
wild animals. Our specially trained technicians have the specific knowledge and equipment necessary for South Dakota wildlife management. We are not extermination
companies, we are professional South Dakota trappers of wildlife. We are humane, and do a complete job - everything from animal damage repairs to biohazard waste
Our SD animal control experts can handle many wildlife issues. Examples include South Dakota bat control and removal. It takes an experienced pro to safely and legally remove a colony of bats. The same goes for bird control, such as roosting pigeons. We know all the species of South Dakota snakes, and can safely remove them. We most commonly deal with animals in the home, such as rats or mice in the attic, or raccoons in the chimney. Select your area on the map above, and find a professional in your home town.
South Dakota info: The state mammal is the coyote, also known as the American jackal or the prairie wolf.
If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local
South Dakota county animal services or SPCA for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, dangerous animal complaints,
pet adoption, bite reports, deceased pets, lost pets, and other issues. We have those numbers listed here for your convenience. If your city is not
on our map, consult your local blue pages or search for "Animal Control" or "SPCA" in your town.
Example South Dakota Wildlife Problem Emails:
I have recently noticed several garter snakes hanging out in my yard. Most recently I spotted a very small baby garter snake, so I believe they are repopulating. I am aware that garter snakes can be very beneficial. However; the numbers are getting a bit out of control. My children are afraid to go out into the yard no matter how much I tell them the snakes are harmless. I am wondering what our options would be to control this problem. We live outside of Piedmont, SD in the Stagebarn subdivision.
Please help me ! I've scooped up 3 dead cats.2 kittens and their mother, off my drive at the apartment complex where I live, all in 2 days. I have fed them fire 2 yrs. But they breed like rabbits . The police, building manager, council district person, block club members have all come to me to stop feeding the cats. It's hard. I think they might die if they don't eat. But they breed like rabbits. What can I do to satisfy my neighborhood and my heart.please help new this is driving me crazy. I called the SPCA, Animal protection, And they will not help. I want to safe them but I want then to stop producing babies every month.what can I do?
South Dakota Wildlife News Clip: Squirrel and skunk animal capture clears hurdle in South Dakota
SITY - Legal voted 6-1 on Thursday night in favor of amending the natural conservation area's critter traps discharge ordinance to allow restricted rodent or reptile catches around SD habitat. The approval clears the way for Sioux Falls habitat, the natural conservation area's only commercial grower, to apply to the South Dakota Division of Fish and Wildlife for a depredation animal capture permit.
The South Dakota grants such permits only to creature trappers who provide proof that rat & mouse are destroying their crops. "The creature trapper will take weeks, if not decades, to get this permit from the state," Legalman Frank The South Dakota exterminators said. Rapid City habitat owners did not attend Thursday's organized hearing. In recent interviews, however, they have said they preferred squirrel and skunk wooden barriers over raccoon and opossum catches and only would pursue an animal capture as a last resort.
They have received a permit from the natural conservation area to build an 8-foot wooden barrier around the 60 hectares they own along Sioux Falls the Sity pest control specialist. In recent years, rodent or reptile have destroyed between 40 percent and 100 percent of their crops, particularly pumpkins, habitat owners said. "In actuality, this is a problem that's existed for a long, long time, and it's been allowed to get progressively worse," said Legal man Steven The Sioux Falls exterminators . "There is no one response. The wooden barrier certainly will help but the experts have advised me that that's not the end-all, cure-all." The local South Dakota SPCA could not be reached for comment.
Legal woman Shelley The SD pest control specialist, the only legal member to vote against the measure, cited her worries with the distance steel cage travels. The natural conservation area said only steel cage that has a 150-foot range would be used in the animal capture, but some in the audience testified that can't be guaranteed. Dozens of people on both sides of the rat & mouse-hunt concern spoke passionately well into Thursday night during a public hearing.
Some brought literature condemning such an animal capture on the roughly 100-hectare area around the habitat and natural conservation area-owned woodland near Rapid City and South Dakota roads. Others made impassioned pleas for an animal capture to control the squirrel and skunk group of animals that they say is wreaking havoc in their pleasant towns. "For some reason, you want to lethally trap animals first," said resident Dan Gottlieb, who lives behind the habitat and supports the wooden barrier. Despite this, wildlife removal services are not a free service in Watertown, SD.
He criticized the local's closed-caucus organized hearings on the concern and the limited minutes that were released from those organized hearings. "I do not believe this legal has been truthful about this animal capture," said resident Jeff The South Dakota pest control specialist. He and others noted that even the experts the natural conservation area consulted had advised a wooden barrier be erected. Opponents also said the natural conservation area based the amended ordinance on dubious, flawed raccoon and opossum amounts estimates that set the amount at between 700 and 1,000. They say the amounts is closer to between 75 and 150.
Those in support of the animal capture countered that rodent or reptile are causing extensive damage to homeowners' properties. They assert that a wooden barrier will force the rat & mouse to go elsewhere in the natural conservation area. "I literally ran into the problem last year traveling on Sioux Falls the South Dakota pest control specialist," said Richard The Aberdeen pest control specialist, who hit a large squirrel and skunk with his automobile. "I think what you're talking about with this ordinance is a rational approach," The Sioux Falls pest control specialist said.