Mike Dillon, of Critter Ridder Texas, holding a captured snake.

Who We Are

Critter Ridder is Austin’s leading animal control business. In business since 2001, Critter Ridder was created to help families rid their homes of unwelcome wildlife. We strive to to help protect you and the pets that occupy your residence. Critter Ridder is a humane & animal friendly business that doesn’t believe in killing animals to remove them from your property. We have a proven track record of successfully removing critters from Austin area homes, and it shows in our reviews from past clients.

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Our Credentials

We are licensed through the Texas Structural Pest Control Board, a subsidiary of the Texas Agricultural Department. Our experienced staff and technicians are completely registered and insured, which means we are covered for any damage or injuries that may occur while we’re on your property.


Our Process

We have developed an incredible process unique to our company that removes wildlife animals from your residence without harming the animals.  We use a variety of methods including live-traps, hormones, state of the art lights, and static noise. Our exclusion method guarantees your unwanted guest don’t return. Our unique method allows all animals involved to leave together, allowing for the males to leave with their partners and nurturing females to leave with their offspring.


Our Guarantee

Critter Ridder of Texas offer its customers an industry leading one-year warranty for removal of all animals. Our work saves you the expense of additional animal removal work because we do the job right the first time.  If the critters are persistent and do for some reason come back, we will work with you to fix the situation and make sure to fix the problem and secure the entries.  To learn more about our 1 year warranty and guarantees, visit the warranty page.

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