In McHenry, Boone, and Kane Counties
Northern Cook and all of Lake County
Call:   815-337-2719
  • Raccoons
  • Skunks
  • Beavers
  • Woodchucks
  • Muskrats
  • Deer
  • Fox
  • Coyotes
  • Groundhogs
  • Chipmunks
  • Squirrels
  • Opossum

  • Police & Municipal Depts.: We have unmatched references.
    If your community is experiencing difficult Nuisance Wildlife problems, call us to discuss every option.

    We offer the following services:
    • Animal Capture and Relocation
    • Thorough Property Inspections
    • Animal Damage Repair
    • Wildlife Barriers & Exclusion
    • Dead Animal Removal
    • Property Management & H.O.A. Wildlife Management Contracts
    Professional Solutions
    For Any Wildlife Problem

    NOTE: Many situations involving Nuisance Wildlife are covered by Homeowners or Property Insurance. We help with the process if applicable.

    Skunk Removal Specialists
    Learn to live with and enjoy wildlife,
    while protecting your health and investments.


    Illinois Wildlife ControlTM also provides: Farm, Ranch, Equine, & Agricultural services.
    • Equine E.P.M. prevention for Horse Boarding Stables
    • We remove potentially diseased wildlife
    • Gopher and burrowing animal removal
    • Beaver and Muskrat removal
    • Help obtaining and utilizing a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Depredation trapping permit for Woodpeckers etc.
    • Dead Deer and dead animal carcass removal.
    Animal Damage & Prevention services:
    • Free print out Coupons for up to $100 off animal damage repairs, for residential structures.
    • Insurance Claims prepared and submitted for damage caused by wild animals.
    • Deck, porch and shed screening, wildlife barriers and window well covers installed.
    "We deter nuisance wildlife by denying them access to your buildings and removing conditions that they find desirable for denning or breeding areas."


    Illinois Wildlife ControlTM receives hundreds of calls each year pertaining to nuisance wildlife. Nuisance wildlife complaints are referred to I.W.C. by county wildlife and rescue services as well as the State of Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources D.N.R. I.D.N.R., County Sheriffs Departments and Local Police and Law Enforcement. The Illinois Department of Conservation, IL State, County and Humane services and Living With Wildlife, Extension U.I.U.C. Service also refer nuisance complaints including Raccoon, Skunk, Chipmunk, Beaver, Muskrat and Groundhog. I.W.C. will provide Barrington IL Raccoon removal, Cary IL Chipmunk removal, Wauconda animal control and capture nuisance Long Grove Skunk following complaints referred by Lake County IL Animal Control. Woodchuck, Woodpecker, Muskrat and Bat complaints come from Algonquin, L.I.T.H. , Huntley, Bull Valley, Harvard, Crystal Lake and Cary. Calls are directed to Illinois Wildlife ControlTM from McHenry County IL Animal Control. Coyote, Deer, Opossum, Squirrel, Rabbit, and Bird calls come to our Woodstock Office from Elburn, Lily Lake, Gilberts, Hampshire, East and West Dundee as well as Carpentersville. Kane County Animal Control and Boone County Animal Control contact our wildlife technicians for trapping, relocation or rescue services. Animal damage repairs are provided for residents after performing animal removal in Lake Zurich, Grayslake, Inverness, Libertyville, Lincolnshire Deerfield or any Lake or Northern Cook county suburban location. Lake Villa Gurnee, Lindenhurst, Antioch and Fox Lake raccoon removal is also provided. Marengo, Richmond, Spring Grove, Johnsburg, Lakemoor, Island Lake and Fox River Grove are also in McHenry County.

    Animal Control is provided for the north lake shore area of Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Highwood and Highland Park. Barrington IL Animal Control and Wildlife removal for Lake Barrington, Barrington South Barrington, North Barrington, Inverness and Barrington Hills including Coyote Beaver, Skunk and Muskrat removal operations are based from our Woodstock office. Numerous confirmed cases of Rabid Bats have been reported in both Lake and McHenry County. Rabies can be transmitted to other mammals and humans. Do Not attempt to capture wild animals.

    To be successful with wildlife removal or eviction the animal control operator must place the trap or barrier in or on the targeted animals travel way. Dealing with wildlife and the public, humane practices are mandatory. Most Illinois wildlife removal services use a variety of pest control live trapping techniques for raccoon removal, skunk removal and chipmunk removal. Living with wildlife in Illinois is an extension of suburban life. Wild animals may become a nuisance problem affecting health and property. Northern Illinois particularly the suburban collar counties west and north of Cook county have more suitable habitat for wildlife than the city of Chicago. Skunk control and Beaver trapper requests are in demand. Wildlife management can include capture and relocation, as these are proven humane solutions to nuisance wildlife problems. Many Illinois pests control noxious weeds and insects. Rodent populations may benefit from Predator Control. Recent inquiries concerning our use of generic, relevant phrases based on wildlife control and animal removal in our web text, has had a positive effect on all. As we have now established co-operative reciprocal referral agreements with other nuisance wildlife control services in the northern Illinois and Chicago suburban area. Use Natural resources as the term Conservation implies.

    Wildlife Gone Wild?TM is an advertising slogan of Illinois Wildlife ControlTM.

    An extension of Illinois Wildlife ControlTM policy is to review suggestions for humane nuisance wildlife removal. State wildlife control concerns or ideas in an Email. Illinois Wildlife Control is committed to resolving human vs. wildlife conflicts and finding a balance for those living with wildlife in Illinois.

    Lake County Animal Control

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