Hamilton County Animal Services / Ohio OH

Information about domestic and wild animal problems in Hamilton County

County Animal ServicesIf you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local Hamilton County animal services for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, spay & neuter programs, vaccinations, licenses, pet adoption, bite reports, deceased pets, lost pets, local animal complaints and to report neglected or abused animals.

Hamilton County Animal Services: 513-541-6100


REPORT WILDLIFE ISSUES: 513-541-6100 or 937-372-9261

To report a dead animal on the road, an injured bird, a lost baby squirrel, a dangerous bear, or anything like that, call any of these free government animal services:

  • Hamilton County Animal Services: 513-541-6100
  • Ohio Wildlife Commission: 937-372-9261
  • Cincinnati police department: 513-541-7387
These agencies often deal with public wildlife issues or animal concerns where the public health or safety is involved, or other types of animal issues. These are free services.


Critter Problem at Your House? Hire Advanced Wildlife Management
Wildlife removal is not a free service.

Cincinnati Wildlife ControlHamilton County does not provide free wildlife control services. If you want to pay for critter removal services, call Advanced Wildlife Management at 513-298-5400. They provide professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Cincinnati. They offer custom Cincinnati wild 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, or the destructive behavior of a raccoon, they have the experience and the tools to quickly and professionally solve your animal problem in Hamilton County in Ohio. Check their prices, and for a consultation, give them a call at 513-298-5400


We service the greater Cincinnati OH area, including the towns of Bridgetown, Cheviot, Dent, White Oak, Groesbeck, North College Hill, Northbrook, Pleasant Run, Forest Park, Brentwood, Mount Healthy, Wyoming OH, Springdale, Fairfield, Hamilton, Sharonville, Blue Ash, Montgomery,Maderia, Milford OH, and Covington KY, Newport KY, Bellevue, KY, and more.

It is important to remember that most county animal services in Hamilton County and elsewhere no longer provide assistance in cases involving wild animals and wildlife management. If you have a wildlife problem or need to get rid of wildlife, need an exterminator or exterminating company, pest control or critter trapping or traps or wild animal prevention in Hamilton County, you should call a privately owned wildlife removal company at this number: 513-298-5400

  • Licensed Professionals in Ohio and Kentucky.
  • Serving the Greater Cincinnati and Northern KY areas.
  • Gentle, humane live-trapping techniques.
  • We are also licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators-keeping wild families together is our ultimate goal-the young need their mother and/or father (depending upon species, of course). Case in point-male raccoons will eat young if given the chance; unlike the red fox, where mother and father both care for the young.
  • Clients have the option of checking traps every 24 hours as required by law-this saves our clientele extra trip fees.
  • We also offer repair work if clients so desire.
  • Please feel free to call or email anytime!
We service the greater Cincinnati OH area, including the towns of Bridgetown, Cheviot, Dent, White Oak, Groesbeck, North College Hill, Northbrook, Pleasant Run, Forest Park, Brentwood, Mount Healthy, Wyoming OH, Springdale, Fairfield, Hamilton, Sharonville, Blue Ash, Montgomery,Maderia, Milford OH, and Covington KY, Newport KY, Bellevue, KY, and more.

To learn more about us, visit our website at Wildlife Control Cincinnati.

Hamilton County Wildlife Removal Tip:

Hearing Rodent In The Ceiling Scratching Requires Urgent Attention - Anyone who hears rodents in the ceiling scratching and scrabbling will soon realize they have a very real problem in their home that needs to be dealt with swiftly and efficiently. Once rodents have reached the ceiling of your home it is likely that there are a great number of them in residence - rodents are sociable creatures who like to live communally. The inquisitive, adventurous nature of rodents means that once they are in your home they will be compelled to explore. An added problem is that the first rodent in any home is often a pregnant rodent - meaning there are likely to be babies in your home as well.

If you can hear rodents in the ceiling, scratching you must take some time to observe the comings and goings of these creatures in order to discover their favored entry and exit ways. Once you have established which their favorite path is, it is time to place a trap nearby. Leave the trap in place while you rodent proof your property - leaving only a single entry way for the rodents to use. It is then time to set the traps and wait. Once you have begun to catch the rodents you must either humanely kill them or remove them far from your property.

Hamilton County, OH Animal Control News Clip:

CINCINNATI ANIMAL SERVICES - Animal control sells abandoned monkey

"We had about 20-40 to inquire about it." Cincinnati County man Chimpanzee Guy opened the bids on Friday in his courthouse office. "We notified all the people who expressed interest," Chimpanzee Guy declared on how bids were solicited. "We feel like we gave everybody a fair shake." A front page story in the Cincinnati Times-Gazette's printed edition may have been posted on the paper's Internet web site. It may have been noticed by fark.com, a humor site that posted a link to the newspaper's web site. That resulted in more than 2,770 visits to the story, topping that day's other big report which may have been viewed during 255 visits. "I put him on critterfinder," another Internet web site, Primate Professor declared. "I got 417 hits." The news aired the story and showed the Times-Gazette's photo of the monkey. Calls to Cincinnati County Animal Control came from Rockvale, Mt. Pleasant, other local areas such as Cincinnati which had no more interest than other areas, Primate Professor declared. There may have been a call from the 765 area code in East Stait. Primate Professor even called a monkey native animal habitat area in Cincinnati and the livestock yard just north of Cincinnati to see if they were missing a monkey. They weren't. A Cincinnati man and Gorilla Man where the only people to pony-up a bid with real money. The county mayor asks, "Who knows" how long it's been since Cincinnati County sold a monkey? "Certainly not one from Animal Control." However, in a town that's well-known for its residents' interest in primate matters, Chimpanzee Guy speculates that the local government may have sold a monkey many years ago when monkeys, wild hogs and mules were used more for transportation and beasts of burden instead of show animals. Meanwhile, Primate Professor says: An average amount of opossums, raccoons, rats and baby squirrels were adopted a couple of weeks ago so they could be Christmas presents; and there's a job opening at the animal control office.



Remember, for a dog/cat problem, call 513-541-6100, and if you need wildlife removal service in Hamilton County, call Advanced Wildlife Management: 513-298-5400.

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