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Cottom’s Wildlife Removal Ohio Headquarters And Main Office
Address: 26765 Royalton Road, Columbia Station, OH 44028
Wildlife removal, animal control, pest control services, animal damage repair services, animal exclusion services, attic insulation removal and replacement services for residents of the Buckeye State.
Northern Ohio, Cleveland And Akron Animal Control Phone Number: 440-236-8114
Central Ohio And Columbus Animal Control Phone Number: 614-300-2763
Southern Ohio And Cincinnati Animal Control Phone Number: 513-808-9530
Get information about affordable and humane residential and commercial wildlife solutions offered in the Buckeye State. Cottom’s Wildlife Removal company is licensed, certified and insured in Ohio. Professional animal control services we provide to Ohioans include wildlife control, exclusion and prevention.
Our Ohio pest control technicians know how to get rid of raccoons and how to control animals that become a nuisance. Our Ohio critter control experts easily get rid of bats in attics.
We have been managing wildlife issues since 1986. Our company founder, Mike Cottom Sr. has over 35 years of experience and has passed on his knowledge to Mike Cottom Jr. and the other CWR pest control technicians that work in Northern Ohio, Central Ohio and Southern Ohio.
We clean out attics and perform attic restoration and crawl space restoration for homeowners throughout Ohio. Call us to eliminate your nuisance wildlife problem, to get rid of a squirrel in your attic or to remove a skunk from under your porch.
Our Ohio based wildlife managers also decontaminate and sanitize infected homes and structures. Our Ohio mice exterminators are experts at killing mice and sealing up homes to keep mice out.
To hire a pro in Ohio, call our headquarters at 440-236-8114 to request an estimate, schedule a home inspection, to schedule a wildlife removal or animal control service appointment or to report a animal that has been caught.
Northern Ohio Pest Control Technicians 440-236-8114
For Commercial And Residential Nuisance Wildlife Removal And Animal Trapping Services In Northern Ohio Call 440-236-8114. For Animal Waste Cleanup, Decontamination, Wild Animal Damage Repair Services, Attic Clean Out Services, Bat Disinfection And Bat Guano Cleanup Services In Northern Ohio Call 440-236- 8114.
Wildlife Control And Animal Removal Phone Number For Northern Ohio And Cleveland Homeowners And Businesses: 440-236-8114
Central Ohio Pest Control Technicians 614-300-2763
For Commercial And Residential Nuisance Wildlife Removal And Animal Trapping
Services In Central Ohio Call 614-300-2763. For Animal Waste Cleanup, Decontamination, Wild Animal Damage Repair Services, Attic Clean Out Services, Bat Disinfection And Bat Guano Cleanup Services In Central Ohio Call 614-300- 2763.
Wildlife Control And Animal Removal Phone Number For Central Ohio And Columbus Homeowners And Businesses: 614-300-2763
Southern Ohio Pest Control Technicians 513-808-9530
For Commercial And Residential Nuisance Wildlife Removal And Animal Trapping Services In Southern Ohio Call 513-808-9530. For Animal Waste Cleanup, Decontamination, Wild Animal Damage Repair Services, Attic Clean Out Services, Bat Disinfection And Bat Guano Cleanup Services In Southern Ohio Call 513-808- 9530.
Wildlife Control And Animal Removal Phone Number For Southern Ohio And Cincinnati Homeowners And Businesses: 513-808-9530
Pest, Wildlife And Animal Control For Northern Ohio Communities
Call 440-236-8114 If You Are Looking For Animal Control And Wildlife Removal Near You Our Are Looking For Animal Removal Near You Our Are Located In Or Near These Northern Ohio Cities:
Cleveland, Akron, Parma, Parma Heights, Lakewood, Westlake, Bay Village, Rocky River, Avon, Avon Lake, Euclid, Cleveland Heights, Brooklyn, Warrensville Heights, East Cleveland, South Euclid, Eastlake, Miami Valley, Painesville, Beachwood, Pepperpike, Gates Mills, Mayfield, Mayfield Heights, Broadview Heights, University Heights, Brecksville, Lyndhurst, Independence, Richmond Heights, Macedonia, Fairlawn, Norton, Fairview Park, Mentor-On-The-Lake, Middleburg Heights, Willoughby, Maple Heights, Brook Park, North Royalton, North Ridgeville, Kent, Hudson, Streetsboro, Solon, Twinsburg, Aurora, Ravenna, Stow, Tallmadge, Green, North Olmsted, Lorain, Amherst, Elyria, Willowick, Wickliffe, Oberlin,
Olmsted Falls, Bedford, Bedford Heights, Toledo, Fostoria, Defiance, Sylvania, Oregon, Salem, Cuyahoga Falls, New Franklin, Garfield Heights, Seven Hills, Highland Heights, Shaker Heights, Sheffield Lake, Barberton, New Philadelphia, Orville, North Canton, Louisville, Sandusky, Vermillion, Tiffin, Perrysburg, Findlay, Bowling Green, Napolean, Maumee, Fremont, Wauseon, Van Wert, Bellevue, Bryan, Lima, Strongsville, Berea, Galion, Wadsworth, Brunswick, Medina, Mentor, Ashland, Dover, Mansfield, Canton, Bucyrus, Alliance, Perry Heights, Wooster, Warren, Youngstown, Canfield, Hubbard, Campbell, Struthers, East Liverpool, Niles, Shelby, North Madison, Girard, Boardman, Austintown, Conneaut And Ashtabula
Pest, Wildlife And Animal Control For Central Ohio Communities
Call 614-300-2763 If You Are Looking For Animal Control Or Wildlife Removal Near You Our Are Located In Or Near These Central Ohio Cities:
Columbus, Dublin, Hilliard, Worthington, Westerville, Circleville, New Albany, Reynoldsburg, Grove City, London, Blacklick Estates, Cambridge, Powell, Celina, Bexley, Delaware, Upper Arlington, Kenton, Marysville, Mount Vernon, Whitehall, Sidney, Picqua, Coshocton, Gahanna, St Marys, Springfield, Bellefontaine, Canal Winchester, Washington Court House, Grandview Heights, Lincoln Village, Heath, Urbana, Pickerington, Tipp City, Pataskala, Zanesville, Steubenville, Lancaster, Newark Or Marion
Pest, Wildlife And Animal Control For Southern Ohio Communities
Call 513-808-9530 If You Are Looking For Animal Control Or Wildlife Removal Near You Our Are Located In Or Near These Southern Ohio Cities:
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Oxford, Mason, White Oak, Dayton, Xenia, Troy, Springboro, Huber Heights, Centerville, Riverside, Vandalia, Franklin, Trotwood, Miamisburg, Fairfield, Fairborn, Forest Park, Reading, Mack, Beavercreek, Wilmington, Blue Ash, Kenwood, Montgomery, Monfort Heights, Wapakoneta, Bridgetown North, Sharonville, Harrison, Monroe, Middleton, Landen, North College Hill, Eaton, Greenville, Kettering, West Carrollton, Northbrook, Trenton, Cheviot, Beckett Ridge, Dent, Norwood, Chillicothe, Northridge, Clayton, Loveland, Englewood, Madiera, Lebanon, Oakwood City, Finneytown, Springdale, Dry Run, Portsmouth, Withamsville, Ironton, Wyoming, Forestville, Athens and Marietta
National Wildlife Control Operators Association 855-466-9262
Our Ohio wildlife control operators, wildlife control managers and pest control technicians have been certified and trained by the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) since 1995. NWCOA is a professional association dedicated to training, organizing and enhancing the growing trade known as wildlife control.
Click the links below for more information on training courses offered by NWCOA:
- Bat Standards Certified
- Structural Bat Management Professional
- Rodent Standards Certified
- Bird Management Professional
- Goose Academy
- Zoonotic Disease Awareness
- Shooting in Sensitive Environments (Level I, II, and III)
- Wildlife Control Operator Training Course
- Advanced Operator Training Course
- Reptile and Amphibian Course
- Certified Wildlife Control Professional
If you are looking for wildlife services in Ohio near you for your home or business, get information or search for service providers in your area, here. Find an Ohio wildlife operator near you and hire the best company to provide your wildlife removal and/or exclusion service, here. Find out what to look for when hiring a wildlife control company, here. Learn about common wildlife issues such as mice, bats, starlings, skunks and chimney caps, here.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources And Nuisance Wild Animal Control 1-800-945-3543
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is the Ohio state government agency charged with ensuring “a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. The Division of Wildlife’s mission is to conserve and improve fish and wildlife resources and their habitats for sustainable use and appreciation by all.
- Contact The Ohio Department Of Natural Resources (ODNR), Here
- Get The Latest Information About COVID-19 And What ODNR Is Doing In Ohio
- As New Ohio Law, House Bill 33 Will Protect Reporters Of Animal Abuse (01/17/21)
- Contact A Licensed Commercial Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator (PDF List) Or To Contact A Nuisance Trapper In Ohio Call 1-800-945-3543
- Find Out What To Do If You Have Found An Injured Or Baby Animal In Ohio, Here
- If You Have Knowledge Of A Wildlife Crime (PDF), Want To Report a Wildlife Violation Or Witnessed A PoacherIn Ohio Call 1-800-762-2437
- Ohio Wild Animal Regulations And Restrictions On Posession, Importing Or Sale Of Live Individuals Of Wild Animals
- A List Of Endangered Wild Animals And Threatened Species In Ohio
- How To Help Orphaned And Injured Wildlife In Ohio
- Ohio Nuisance Wild Animal Control
- Regulations Related To The Hunting And Trapping Of Wildlife In The State Of Ohio
- Find Out How Ohioans Manage Nuisance Wildlife Here
- Learn About Wildlife Diseases In Ohio Here
- Learn About Chronic Wasting Disease (Deer), Avian Flu (Bird Flu), Swine Diseases (Brucellosis And Pseudorabies), Rabies, Roundworm (Raccoons), West Nile Virus (Mosquitos) In Ohio, Here
- Deer Damage Complaint Procedures In Ohio
- Nuisance Wild Animal Control Laws And Regulations In Ohio (Ohio Revised Code 1501:31-15-03)
Ohio Wildlife Council
The Ohio Wildlife Council is an eight-member board that approves all ODNR Division of Wildlife proposed rules and regulations. Contact the Ohio Wildlife Council by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ohio state law indicates that you may not keep squirrels in your possession for more than 24 hours after trapping and they must be released outside of the city limits. You must obtain permission from the landowner prior to releasing the animals. Learn more about squirrel removal laws, trapping and relocating squirrels in Ohio, here.
In Ohio, it is lawful for any person to trap or take live, nuisance skunks. It shall be unlawful to fail to euthanize, or release on site, any nuisance skunk that is captured, trapped or taken. Read more here.
The exclusion of more than 15 individual bats from a structure during the time period of May 16th through July 31st requires written authorization from the Division of Wildlife (DOW) under Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 1501:31-15-03. Download the PDF, here.
To remove unwanted bats from a building in Ohio, you must place an exclusion device over their main entrance and seal all other holes. Exclusion devices allow bats to safely exit the house but keeps them from getting back inside. After leaving the device up for several days and ensuring all bats are gone, the device can be removed and the last exit sealed.
All bats in Ohio are declining and protected in some form or another and cannot be intentionally harmed. Therefore, you should not kill the bats in your attic as it is illegal in Ohio.
However, they should be removed due to potential health concerns for humans. Feces from bats and birds can hold a lung infection disease known as histoplasmosis. For this reason, it is advised that after excluding the bats, the attic is thoroughly cleaned with proper protective gear. For more information about histoplasmosis, you can visit the Center for Disease Control website.
In Ohio it is lawful for any person to trap or take live, nuisance wild animals such as raccoons. It shall be unlawful to fail to euthanize, or release on site, any nuisance raccoon, that is captured, trapped or taken. Except as otherwise provided, it shall be unlawful to fail to release all other nuisance wild animals.
Nuisance or sick raccoons may be trapped in Ohio without a permit, but it is illegal to live trap and relocate them to a new area.
If the coyote visiting your yard seems to lack a fear of humans or is presenting a conflict even after removing attractants from your yard, contact a nuisance trapper such as the Cottom’s Wildlife Removal company. Coyotes in rural areas of Ohio can be controlled through legal hunting and trapping methods. See the Ohio Hunting & Trapping Regulations for more information.
Ohio is home to the endangered Copperbelly Water Snake and the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake. Both snakes are under Federal and State protections. Except for endangered snakes, Ohio doesn’t regulate the killing of snakes. Ohio is also home to Timber Rattlesnakes and Eastern Copperheads.
In Ohio, there is no specified bag limit for any snake species. There is also no defined season. Only the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake and Copperbelly Water Snake are considered non-game animals. That means other species are fair game. The Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake is listed on the ESA list of endangered species.
If you encounter a venomous snake in your yard, take it seriously. The snake should be removed to ensure that no one, including pets, gets hurt. Note: This does not mean the snake has to be killed. In many places, you can call animal- control or local police or fire departments to remove the snake.
European starlings, English sparrows, and common pigeons, other than homing pigeons, may be killed at any time and their nests or eggs may be destroyed at any time. Blackbirds may be killed at any time when doing damage to grain or other property or when they become a nuisance.
Ohio Animal Advocates (OAA)
Ohio Animal Advocates (OAA) advocates for animals by effecting systemic change and working toward the humane treatment of all animals. This includes active support of local and state legislation toward the prevention of animal cruelty as well as public awareness campaigns designed to teach communities across Ohio about the ongoing threats to animals.
Animal Control And Animal Care In Ohio
- Animal Control Jobs And Employment In Ohio
- City Of Cleveland Division Of Animal Care And Control
- 2020-2021 Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitators In Ohio (PDF)
- Cincinnati Animal CARE And Hamilton County Animal Shelter
- Franklin County Animal Care And Control
- Licking County, Ohio Animal Control
- SPCA Cincinnati (Hamilton County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)
- Holland, Ohio Animal Control
- Shelby County Animal Shelter
- City Of Strongsville, Ohio Animal Control
- City Of Fairview Park, Ohio Animal Control
Ohio Wildlife Center Humane Wildlife Control, Animal Rehabilitation And Animal Hospital 614-734-9453
Ohio Wildlife Center offers humane pest control and animal rehabilitation services while fostering awareness and appreciation for Ohio’s native wildlife. Get a quote today for humane animal removal, here. If you have found a wild animal and need to know how to help it, click here.
Ohio Conservation Federation
This Ohio Conservation Federation is an organization that serves as the leading voice for sportsmen conservationists promoting the wise use and stewardship of Ohio’s wildlife and natural resources. Their vision is to become the leading unified voice for Ohio sportsmen and conservationists to promote the wise use and stewardship of Ohio’s natural resources.
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