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Welcome to Rid-A-Critter Animal Control

Providing humane, non-chemical animal control throughout our service area.

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Welcome to the North Georgia office of Rid-A-Critter, Inc., one of the most well-established and best-equipped regional wildlife management companies in the region.

Rid-A-Critter was founded in 2001 to bring a fresh, environmentally enlightened, and scientific approach to nuisance animal control and wildlife management. We have grown to become one of the region's largest wildlife management companies.

We have built our reputation by providing high quality, professional, environmentally sound, and humane animal control, along with business practices that have earned us the Better Business Bureau's highest rating and the coveted TrustDale Certification.

We also employ technicians who live in and know the regions that they service, but who also have plenty of backup available from the rest of the crew for those really big jobs. We service both residential and commercial accounts. No job is too big or too small, and we pride ourselves on treating every customer with the same high standards of respect and appreciation.

Rid-A-Critter services portions of Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee through our Regional Offices. You can click on the links below for more specific information about animal control in each region:

North Georgia (this site)
Metro Atlanta Region
Athens, Georgia Region
Macon, Georgia Region
Birmingham, Alabama Region
Chattanooga, Tennessee Region

 

Our Services

With local animal-control specialists located throughout the region, we can handle any animal control job, no matter how big or how small, including:

Please contact us if the critter you need controlled isn't listed. We're a full-service animal control company and can help solve wildlife problems that don't occur frequently enough to warrant their own pages on this site.

 

The Need for Humane Wildlife Control in The South

Our region is growing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Georgia's population is one of the fastest-growing in the country. But as the human population increases, so do conflicts between humans and wildlife.

Rapid development is causing wild animals to be displaced from their natural homes. More and more wild animals are being forced to live near human-occupied areas, creating an increased need for humane animal removal.

At Rid-A-Critter, our emphasis is on humane and ethical wildlife management. The animals were here first, after all, and they're just trying to survive by adapting to the ever-growing number of humans moving into their neighborhoods.

But it's also true that when animals and humans live closer and closer to each other, incidents of property damage and animal attacks upon humans, domestic animals and livestock increase. So, unfortunately, does the risk of zoonotic diseases like rabies, mange and other parasitic diseases, and histoplasmosis. That means that it often becomes necessary to humanely remove and relocate animals both for their benefit, as well as our own.

 

Animal Damage to Buildings

In addition to the health risks, animals and pests often cause physical damage to buildings, which ranges from nuisance-grade (such as the holes drilled by carpenter bees), to potentially devastating (such as the risk of fire created when squirrels, rats, or mice gnaw on the insulation of electrical wiring). Animal damage also can result in secondary moisture damage when animals damage shingles and flashing, allowing rain and moisture to get in to a home.

To reduce these risks and live in harmony with urbanized wildlife, we need humane, earth-friendly, professional animal control. At Rid-A-Critter, we know that wildlife management and environmental stewardship go hand in hand. We were providing "green" animal control services long before "green" became a buzz word.

Our crew of animal control professionals can humanely trap, remove, or relocate almost any nuisance animal from your home, commercial office building, church, barn, or anywhere else on your property, in accordance with all relevant federal and state laws and industry best practices.

 

About Us

Rid-A-Critter is licensed by the states of Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee to provide animal control services. We also are fully insured to protect you and your property. We provide high-quality service at reasonable cost.

Our professional technicians are carefully screened, drug-free, receive continuous, ongoing training, and live in the areas that they service. We serve both residential and commercial accounts.

Our repair check field supervisors perform unannounced Quality Assurance Inspections on active jobs to assure that our high standards are being maintained, and our employees work with the finest equipment and materials available.

We will continue to pursue perfection in all we do, and your business will be greatly appreciated and rewarded with our total efforts. We know you have choices and sincerely hope you will choose us for your animal control needs.

On behalf of our entire crew, thanks for choosing Rid-A-Critter.

 

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The wildlife might be out of your house but they probably left something behind - like urine and feces, YUCK! Call us for quote to remove contaminated insulation and blow new back in! We can help!
by Amber A.
Nov 29, 2021 06:21:45 pm.

Outside wildlife is beautiful, but not so much if it’s in your home! We can help you keep the animals out! Give us a call for humane removal, and exclusion!
by Amber A.
Nov 19, 2021 09:33:12 am.

Busy day. In Tuscaloosa we have a customer with a bad wildlife problem. They have raccoons, rats, and squirrels. Got my crew in Birmingham for an exclusion for rats.
by Chris Scott
Nov 18, 2021 10:51:23 am.

Good morning everyone! Headed off to Birmingham lots of wildlife activity. My guys are sealing some houses today with raccoons and rats. Call Ridacritter (205) 490-6200 for any wildlife issues you have.
by Chris Scott
Nov 16, 2021 07:45:16 am.

Did you know mice don’t like the cold? If they choose your home to get warm in, give us a call. We can help!!
by Amber A.
Nov 15, 2021 06:59:47 pm.

Headed out to Alabaster and then Tuscaloosa. Got some quotes for customers with squirrel issues. Couple crews out sealing houses in the Birmingham area for some squirrel and mouse issues.
by Chris Scott
Nov 10, 2021 09:24:24 am.

Tail prints in the dust were the first clue of Norway rats that need to be removed from the crawl space of a house in Jasper, Georgia. Our technicians will use non-chemical pest control methods to catch and remove the rats and exclude them from the house.
by Webmaster
Nov 09, 2021 10:22:51 am.

It’s ok to get your Christmas decorations out of the attic a little early, but it’s not ok if you see some furry friends up there hiding in the boxes! If you have some extra visitors, give us a call!
by Amber A.
Nov 09, 2021 08:23:47 am.

The squirrels are in the lead for most calls this week! Lots of squirrel activity with this chilly weather! Give us a call for an estimate to animal proof your home.
by Amber A.
Nov 05, 2021 08:33:53 am.

Hope everyone had a good Halloween! Don’t let the animals trick you into making your home their home too!! If they do, we have some treats to get them out! Give us a call!
by Amber A.
Nov 01, 2021 07:34:48 pm.

Squirrels, bats & mice, oh my! Cooler temperatures bring more animals. Give us a call for a free estimate to remove the nuisance wildlife and animal proof your home!
by Amber A.
Oct 29, 2021 06:11:08 pm.

Leaving Hoover in route to Alabaster for another squirrel quote. Doing a couple of exclusion jobs in the Birmingham area today. Hopefully the rain holds off long enough to get these houses animal proofed.
by Chris Scott
Oct 29, 2021 09:42:05 am.

While most litters of squirrels are at least 4+ wks old by now, there are always a few late bloomers! If you suspect activity in your attic, give us a call for an estimate!
by Amber A.
Oct 27, 2021 09:59:04 am.

Ridacritter teams are all over Alabama and Georgia this week removing all kinds of critters from homes. The best way to get rid of rats, bats, squirrels & mice in Atlanta, Macon and Birmingham is to call Ridacritter.
by Richard Adcock
Oct 25, 2021 08:21:25 am.

In Warner Robins Ga. today finishing up a bat exclusion installing Ridge Guard on the ridge vents. Then I’m going to Mount Plesant Ga. for another exclusion quote.
by Jason Arruda
Oct 25, 2021 08:18:08 am.

Headed to Cropwell to look at a house with a squirrel problem in the attic. Got a big bat exclusion and removal job in trussville today. Mouse job in vestavia. Then back to Birmingham for squirrels.
by Chris Scott
Oct 25, 2021 08:16:14 am.

Been a busy day! From Birmingham to Mountain Brook to Vestavia. Lots and lots of squirrel calls. They are very active and very destructive.
by Chris Scott
Oct 21, 2021 02:20:17 pm.

Out here in Lizella Ga doing a animal exclusion on a home that has bats. Then we’re headed to Macon Ga to do a exclusion quote for squirrels.
by Jason Arruda
Oct 21, 2021 10:48:10 am.

Albany, Americus and Thomaston squirrel calls are on the rise. Scheduled them all today for exclusion quotes. Scratching noises in the attic prompted them to call. Call for your free quote.
by Jason Arruda
Oct 19, 2021 10:16:47 am.

Another busy day. Off to Tuscaloosa to quote a couple of clients who are interested in having their homes sealed to prevent rodent entry. Then to Mountain Brook for some squirrels in an attic.
by Chris Scott
Oct 19, 2021 07:55:58 am.

As we get ready for the cooler weather, so do they! Monday has started off with lots of “animals/noises in attic” calls!! Call your local RAC office for an estimate on humane removal & exclusion!
by Amber A.
Oct 18, 2021 08:44:48 am.

Beautiful week ahead for helping customers rid critters from their attics. If you live in and around Birmingham AL, Atlanta, GA Macon, Ga and you hear animals in your home call Ridacritter. We can get those rats, bats & squirrels out.
by Richard Adcock
Oct 18, 2021 08:10:23 am.

Busy Saturday @ Ridacritter. We accepted new jobs or rat, mice, bat and squirrel removal in Indian Springs Village AL, Macon GA, Acworth GA, Harpersville AL & Albany GA. Don't share your house or attic with nuisance critters.
by Richard Adcock
Oct 17, 2021 09:07:05 am.

Wanna know the best way to get rid of rats, bats, squirrels, mice, raccoons and rodents? Call Ridacritter of course. A+ BBB, TrustDale Cert & over 20 years in business. Critter removal from attics and complete animal exclusions.
by Richard Adcock
Oct 14, 2021 08:19:18 am.

Headed out to Pell City to do a couple of evaluations for rodents one client has some snake issues under the house the other flying squirrels. Then a little drive over to Crowell for a rat and mouse quote.
by Chris Scott
Oct 14, 2021 08:16:35 am.

Had a busy day today! Couple of customers in hueytown with squirrels in their attics. Went down to Pelham for another squirrel quote. Then finished out the day in Vestavia Hills for two more squirrel quotes. Lots of squirrels jobs today.
by Chris Scott
Oct 12, 2021 09:14:00 pm.

Good morning! I’m off to Leeds for a hornet’s nest. Then headed to vestavia for mice and snakes. Got a couple quotes in Birmingham for squirrels.
by Chris Scott
Oct 11, 2021 07:33:23 am.

Happy Friday! We’ve spent most of the morning getting calls about squirrels in the attic! If you’re hearing noises in the attic, give us a call for an estimate!
by Amber A.
Oct 08, 2021 10:44:38 am.

Good morning! I’m off to Bessemer Alabama. Got a customer with some squirrels in there attic. Then headed to Tuscaloosa. Roll Tide! Got a few quotes for mice and squirrels. Have a Good Friday. Everyone l!
by Chris Scott
Oct 08, 2021 07:30:02 am.

In Americus Ga quoting a bat exclusion job.
by Jason Arruda
Oct 06, 2021 11:08:51 am.

Rainy weather might stop us from wanting to go out, but not the squirrels, bats, or other rodents! If animals are getting into your home, give us a call for an estimate. We offer humane removal and full home exclusion services!
by Amber A.
Oct 06, 2021 08:06:31 am.

Valdosta bats and Americus squirrels has our crews in South Ga busy today.
by Jason Arruda
Oct 05, 2021 09:02:26 am.

Rid-A-Critter provides animal removal and animal damage repair in all of North Georgia, including Athens, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Canton, Carrollton, Cartersville, Cumming, Dacula, Doraville, Dunwoody, Ellijay, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Jasper, Lawrenceville, Loganville, Macon, Milton, Norcross, Rome, Roswell, Suwanee, Villa Rica, Winston, Woodstock, and everywhere in between.

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