Wildlife Control & Live Trapping

Welcome to NW Nuisance Wildlife Control – Kirkland, your trusted partner in effective and humane wildlife control. Located near the vibrant city of Kirkland,  on the North Shores of Lake Washington, our team of licensed professionals specializes in the safe removal and control of nuisance wildlife, offering comprehensive inspections, exclusion, and prevention measures for long-term solutions. Whether it’s raccoons in your attic or squirrels in your garage, we are committed to ensuring your home or business is secure, providing peace of mind with services that exceed your expectations.


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Benefits Of Using Professional Trapping Services In Kirkland

In the bustling city of Kirkland, interactions with wildlife are commonplace. While these creatures can be a delightful part of our natural environment, they can also become a nuisance when they venture into our homes or businesses. This is where the benefits of using a professional live trapper, like those at NW Nuisance Wildlife Control – Kirkland, come into play.

  • Humane Treatment: Professional trappers are trained to handle wildlife to minimize stress and harm to the animals, ensuring they are safely captured and relocated.

  • Legal Compliance: Trapping and relocating wildlife involves a myriad of laws and regulations. Professional trappers are knowledgeable about these rules, ensuring all activities are conducted within legal bounds.

  • Efficiency: With their experience and expertise, professional trappers can quickly and effectively remove nuisance wildlife from your property, saving you time and effort.

  • Preventive Measures: Beyond just removing the current nuisance, professionals provide advice and services to help prevent future wildlife invasions, offering long-term solutions for your peace of mind.

By entrusting your wildlife concerns to the professionals at NW Nuisance Wildlife Control – Kirkland, you’re opting for a humane, legal, and efficient solution that safeguards both your property and Kirkland’s wildlife.

About NW Nuisance Wildlife Control

NNWC, established in 1985, is one of the oldest and most trusted wildlife removal companies serving the Issaquah area. We specialize in live trapping, animal control, exclusion, and cleanup.

We are licensed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to manage a variety of wildlife conflicts that include raccoons, squirrels, opossums, beavers, nutria, river otters, mountain beavers, bats, skunks, bobcats, and coyotes. We specialize in live animal removal. NNWC serves both residential and commercial customers, offering solutions tailored to meet your specific nuisance wildlife conflict needs.

Our trappers have Bachelor of Arts degrees in Wildlife Resources from the University of Idaho and Environmental Science from the University of Southern California. Collectively, we have over 50 years of wildlife management experience. Whatever the wildlife conflict, we have the experience, knowledge, and skill to humanely and professionally solve your problem.

Call us at 425 820-7476 to talk about your live trapping needs in Kirkland or you can email us at

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What is a “Wildlife Control Operator” or “WCO”?

A: A Wildlife Control Operator (or “WCO”) has a license from the Department of Fish and Wildlife that allows them trap, capture, and remove unclassified wildlife or small game from private property.

Q: What are your fees?

A: Service fees vary greatly depending on the task at hand. Please call us to receive a quote over the phone. If the situation requires us to visit the site before offering a quote, we will tell you this during the initial call

Q: What do you do with the animals that you catch?

A: All nuisance wildlife control operators in the state of Washington are required by law to euthanize the animals caught on private property. Nuisance wildlife cannot be transported and relocated/released.

Q: Do you offer consultation services?

A: Yes. Please call us and we will gladly discuss the situation at hand.

Q: Are you licensed by the state?

A: Yes. We are licensed by the State of Washington and by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. We are also bonded and insured.

Q: Do you also control ants, spiders, scorpions, bugs and termites?

A: Yes, please call the pest control division of our company, Willard’s Pest Control at (425) 820-1980.

Q: Do you control problem birds?

A: Yes, please call our “sister company”, Bird Busters

Q: We have something trapped in our attic/stove vent/fireplace. Can you get it out?

A: More than likely, yes. We commonly remove birds, rats, squirrels, raccoons and other animals from attics, crawlspaces, stove vents, fireplaces and other locations in homes, garages and sheds.

Q: Do you remove dead animals from walls, attics, etc?

A: Yes. We can usually find and remove dead animals from inside structures. Please call for price quote.

Q: Can you pick up a dead animal from my yard or inside the house?

A: Yes. We offer dead animal removal and disposal services. Please call for price quote.

Q: Do you have anything to get rid of the smell from dead animals and skunks?

A: Yes. Please call us regarding the specifics of your odor removal needs.

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