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Michigan Groundhog Control, Removal, & Trapping

Things You Should Know About Groundhogs in Michigan

Michigan Groundhog Removal Company
  • Some refer to groundhogs as woodchucks.

  • Groundhogs burrow underground to nest

  • Groundhogs are considered rodents

  • Largest ground squirrel in Michigan

  • Average groundhog is about 20 inches in length

  • Groundhogs weight on average about 15 pounds

  • Groundhogs are vegetarians

  • Groundhogs go into hibernation

  • Groundhogs live 6-8 years

Groundhogs or Woodchucks live in open plains around trees and in holes underground, hence the name "groundhog".  Groundhogs are predominately vegetarians that eat flowers, leaves, crops and other vegetation.  They have flat hands and rounded claws for digging and climbing. They are considered the largest ground squirrel in Michigan.   
Nuisance Problems:  Groundhogs burrow in and out of hill tops creating landslides and erosion.  They also make tunnels throughout rock walls causing rocks to come lose and tumble down.  Groundhogs make dens under sidewalks causing them to collapse.  They pester dogs and cats. They live under decks, porches and sidewalks.

Signs You May Have a Groundhog Problem

  • Tunneling around rock walls
  • Tunneling under sidewalks
  • Damaged flowers our crops
  • Harassing pets
  • Droppings in your garden or lawn
Problem Solvers:  Trap and relocation is the best method to handle groundhogs or woodchucks.  We find fresh lettuce is a great bait.  Deck screening is a great way to keep groundhogs out from underneath your deck.

Our Most Recent Groundhog Removal Job in Fenton, MI

We were called to a home in Fenton because a family of groundhogs were living in a customers rock wall. We set up several live traps, baited them with lettuce and within hours we had traps filled with groundhogs. We went back to the home and loaded up our traps and relocated the critters to our relocation property.


Receive a Free Quote For Groundhog Removal

If you find groundhogs on your property that are causing you problems. You can reach out to us online and we will provide a groundhog removal and trapping quote.

Groundhog Removal in These Areas

Common areas we serve throughout our service area are: Bay City, Dewitt, Eagle, Elsie, Fowler, Maple Rapids, Ovid, St. Johns, Westphalia,Bellevue, Charlotte, Dimondale, Eaton Rapids, Grand Ledge, Mulliken, Olivet, Potterville, Sunfield, Vermontville, Waverly, Burton, Clio, Davison, Fenton, Flint, Flushing, Goodrich, Grand Blanc, Linden, Montrose, Mount Morris, Ottisville, Swartz Creek,Dansville, East Lansing, Lansing, Leslie, Mason, Okemos, Stockbridge, Webberville, Williamston, Jackson, Grass Lake, Almont, Attica, Clifford,Columbiaville, Dryden, Imlay City, Lapeer, Metamora, North Branch, Otter Lake, Argentine, Brighton, Fowlerville, Hartland, Howell, Pinckney, Whitmore Lake, Armada, Center Line, Chesterfield, Clinton, Eastpointe, Memphis, Mount Clemons, New Baltimore, New Haven, Romeo, Saint Claire Shores, Shelby, Sterling Heights, Utica, Warren, Midland, Carleton, Dundee, Estral Beach, Luna Pier, Maybee, Monroe, Petersburg, South Rockwood, Auburn Hills, Berkley, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Clarkston, Clawson, Commerce Twp., Farmington, Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Franklin, Holly, Lake Orion, Madison Heights, Milford, Novi, Oak Park, Ortonville, Oxford, Pontiac, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, South Lyon, Southfield, Troy, Walled lake, Wixom, West Bloomfield, Wolverine Lake, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Merrill, Oakley, Saginaw, St. Charles, Zilwaukee, Bancroft, Byron, Corunna, Durand, Lainsburg, Lennon, Morrice, New Lothrop, Owosso, Perry, Vernon, Akron, Caro, Cass City, Fairgrove, Gagetown, Kingston, Millingston, Reese, Unionville, Vassar, Ann Arbor, Barton Hills, Chelsea, Dexter, Manchester, Milan, Saline, Ypsilanti, Canton, Livonia, Northville, Plymouth, Wayne, Westland