Nuisance Animal Control

Nuisance Animals

Lorain County provides a list of people that can trap the following nuisance animals (or at least provide assistance):

  • Raccoons
  • Squirrels
  • Opossums
  • Groundhogs
  • Woodchucks
  • Foxes
  • Bats
  • Skunks
  • Weasels
  • Minks
  • Rabbits

Hawks and owls are totally protected by state and federal statutes and may not be posed, dead or alive. This is true for any other species of bird that is protected federally.

List of Nuisance Wild Animal Control Operators

Lorain County Board of Commissioners do not have affiliation with individuals on the list of commercial nuisance wild animal control operators. This is just being provided as a courtesy.

List of Commercial Nuisance Wild Animal Control Operators


If you have any problems/issues and cannot get ahold of any of the people on the list, please call the following Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) numbers:

  • Phone: 1-800-WILDLIFE
    2045 Morse Road
    Building G
    Columbus, OH 42339
  • District Office:
    Phone: 330-644-2293
    Monday through Friday
    8 am to 5 pm
  • Wildlife Officer Randy White
    Phone: 330-245-3032
    District 3 - Lorain County