Protecting People and Wildlife

Our Goal is to help you solve your Florida nuisance wildlife and rodent control problems as quickly and as cost effectively as possible, while providing outstanding customer service and quality work. Florida Wildlife Trappers is a leading animal control company servicing all of Central Florida including Orlando, Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Casselberry, Lake Mary, Longwood, and Maitland We also provide Florida wildlife removal services in the following counties: Oviedo, Sanford, Winter Garden, Winter Springs, Celebration, Windermere, Kissimmee, Mount Dora, St. Cloud, and Winter Park.

Our Services

No matter the design of your home, shape of your roof, or roofing material used, your home is still susceptible to animal intrusions. Florida’s year round warm weather makes it a great habitat for all types of animals from Raccoons and Opossum to Mice and Squirrels.

About Florida Wildlife Trappers

Founded in 2008 by Leo Cross, Florida Wildlife Trappers was developed around a vision that pioneered an entirely new category in animal control and wildlife removal in the state of Florida.

Contact Us

Contact us today to get one of our FAST and FREE ESTIMATES. No job is too small or too large for Florida Wildlife Trappers. Give us a call at (407) 617-1193

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Leo Cross Florida Wildlife Trappers


FWT In The News March 2015

gleasonparksharkA rare breed, Leo Cross boasts one of Florida’s odder outdoor occupations. The burly, bearded rugby player rescues and removes creatures of land, sea and air everywhere from the Space Coast to Hillsborough County, around the clock.

Working out of his white 1998 Dodge Ram, Cross drives up to 1,500 miles per week manhandling manatees, wrangling hives of angry honeybees, and occasionally borrowing the Brevard Zoo’s net gun — “I spent six days in Port Canaveral chasing a wood stork with it,” he recalled.

The 6-foot-4-inch, 275-pound founder of Florida Wildlife Trappers loads his truck with an array of animal apparatuses: coyote cages, squirrel cages, a catchpole, wetsuit, swim fins and mask, scuba gear, a ladder, hand tools and tasty baits like peanut butter, Rice Krispies, cat food and oatmeal bars.

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Central Florida’s #1 Nuisance Wildlife and Animal Trapping, Removal & Critter-proofing Service!

Florida Wildlife Trappers specializes in the humane removal and control of pest and nuisance animals and wildlife in Central Florida . Animals such as raccoons, oppossum, bees, snakes, rats, mice, bats, squirrels, armadillo, moles, birds, hog, and coyote.

FREE HOME INSPECTIONS!

Call us now to schedule yours! (407) 617-1193

24-hour Emergency Service Available!

Our professional trappers will locate the animal or animals and remove them from your attic, crawlspace, walls, or where ever they are in your home or business. We can also inspect for their entry points and seal them so that the animals cannot return – Critter-proofing. This is an important step because otherwise you will continue to have issues with animals to getting into your home or business and causing damage.

One Year Warranty offered when you purchase Critter proofing services!

We also offer Attic Decontamination. If you had a long-term infestation or habitation, animal poop, feces, urine, fur, feathers, fluids and food may be left in your attic creating terrible smells, attracting other animal, and leaving scent trails for these animals to find their way back. Not to mention making it very unsanitary and potentially hazardous to your health and wreaking havoc on your allergies. The attic decontamination neutralizes these scents and in some cases, a total replacement of the attic insulation is necessary.

Having allergy issues in your home? Maybe it is something in your attic!

Smelling something disgusting? There is a good chance that it is a dead rat, mouse, squirrel, raccoon, armadillo, mole, bat, possum, snake, bird, or even a cat unfortunately. Our courteous and trained trappers will locate and remove the dead animal in no time.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Do You Charge / How are Services Priced? – Every job is different. Please give us a call and we can discuss the particulars of your situation. We may need to make an appointment to do a Free Home Inspection, to determine where the critters are getting in and/or the best way to trap and remove the animals. Our prices are very competitive and we offer a guarantee on our critter-proofing services.

Do You Catch Dogs or Cats? – No, we only deal with wildlife. If you have a problem with a dog or cat, please call the county animal services. Orange County Animal Services: 407.836.3111 – Seminole County Animal Services: 407.665.5201

Do You Get Rid of Insects or Termites? – No, we only control nuisance  marsupials, mammals, reptiles, and birds. We are not a standard Orlando pest control company. We are not an extermination company and we do not use chemicals, pesticides or poisons like an exterminator. We trap and remove wild and nuisance animals only. We can refer you to a pest control company for termites and insects if you would like. We hope to offer these services in the near future.

What Forms of Payment Do You Accept? – We accept checks and all major credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.

What If I Need To Report an Alligator? –  If you need to report an alligator, call 1-866-FWC-GATOR.

What if I find a Bird, or Injured/Orphaned Baby Animal? – We love rescuing animals and that is really our passion.  If you find an animal that is injured or orphaned, please give us a call. We will try to help you.  If we are unable to help you at that time, you can call Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge at (407) 568-5138.

What Animals Do You Handle? – We handle all of the common nuisance wildlife species – raccoons, squirrels, rats & mice, opossums, armadillo, snakes, moles, hog, and coyote. We are experts at Windermere bat control, and provide bird removal services. We also remove dead animal carcasses.

Are You Licensed and Insured? – Yes, we carry all necessary licensing required to perform nuisance wildlife control in the state of Florida. We carry $1,000,000 liability insurance, and are in full compliance of Florida workers’ comp laws.

Can Help Me with My Business or Apartment Building? – Yes! We service apartment complexes and condominiums throughout the Windermere area, and have also removed animals from doctor’s offices, churches, warehouses, hotels, shopping plazas, restaurants and more.

What is Your Service Area? – We service the entire Central Florida area from east coast to west coast. This includes Orange County, Osceola County, Lake County, Volusia County, Brevard County, Polk County, ,Seminole County, and Hillsborough County. Zip Codes we service are: 34786, 34787, 34761, 32818, 32819, 32836, 32830, 32835, 34747, 33896, 34711, 34756, 34715, 32703, This includes Windermere, Bay Lake, Celebration, Lake Butler, Disney Resort Areas, Univeral Studios Resort Areas, Magic Kingom, Doctor Phillips, Winter Garden, Lake Buena Vista, Tildenville, Gotha, Ocoee, Lake Apopka, Hiawassee, Metrowest, Orlo Vista, Pine Hills, Lake Tibet, Conroy, Westgate Resort areas, Four Corners, Kissimmee, Windsor Hills, Champions Gate, Loughman, Vista Del Lago, Legends Golf and Country Club, Clermont, Lake Minnehaha, Minneola, Ferndale, Monteverde, Montevista, Lake Louisa, Claracona, Clarcona, Apopka, Paradise Heights, Forest City, Downtown Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland, College Park, Longwood, Lake Mary, Heathrow, Winter Springs, Casselberry, Apopka, Oviedo, Ocoee, Winter Garden, St. Cloud

What’s This About a Warranty? We offer a One Year Guarantee when you purchase critter-proofing services from Florida Wildlife Trappers.  We guarantee that you will not have animals back in your home or attic or we will come out and trap the animals, remove them, and reinspect and reseal the area.  Please review the details of the guarantee on the back of your service agreement.

We are not associated with Orange County Animal Control or the City of Orlando or any county or city agency. We are are private nuisance animal and wildlife trapping and removal company.

If you are needing assistance with a cat, dog, or other domesticated animal issue, please contact Orange County Animal Control at (407) 836-3111or dial 3-1-1 on a land line. You may also find information on the web at http://www.orangecountyfl.net/AnimalsPets.aspx#.V1Wn176T4Wc

We believe in the humane treatment of animals and make every attempt to humanely trap and remove all wildlife. Our goal is to critter-proof your home so that the animals will not get in the home to begin with.

To recap, we offer the following services at highly competitive prices:

Raccoon removal, opposum removal, rat removal, rat extermination, mice removal, mice extermination, bat removal, squirrel removal, armadillo removal, bee removal, beehive removal, mole removal, snake removal, snake catching, bird removal, hog removal, coyote removal.

If your searching for answers to:

Raccoons in my attic, rats in my attic, mice in my attic, rats under my house, bats in my attic, bee removal in Orlando, birds in my attic, armadillos under my house, moles in my yard, moles under my house, hogs in my neighborhood, hogs in my yard, coyotes in my neighborhood, coyotes in my yard, bees in my walls, bees in my attic, possums in my attic, or any other situation with nuisance wildlife, please give us a call.

Central Florida is a beautiful place to live and we are happy to assist you with keeping it this way by offering our nuisance animal control, wildlife trapping, animal removal, and critter-proofing services.

Thank you for considering us! We hope to hear from you soon!

Florida Wildlife Trappers

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