Groundhog in a lawn - Groundhog Removal


Groundhogs might not seem problematic at first, but once they establish themselves in your yard, they become more than a mere annoyance. They can jeopardize your garden’s health and create significant disruptions in your outdoor space. Effective Groundhog Removal is crucial for taking swift and decisive measures to remove these unwelcome visitors, ensuring your property remains secure and orderly. This approach also preserves local wildlife and maintains ecological balance.

1. Structural Integrity

Protect your property by mitigating the risk of structural damage caused by groundhog burrows, which can affect foundations, sidewalks, and even the stability of buildings.

2. Protecting Your Landscape

Safeguard your garden and landscaping from the extensive digging and eating habits of groundhogs, which can devastate vegetation and ornamental plants.

3. Cleanliness and Aesthetics

Maintain the beauty and order of your outdoor spaces by effectively controlling groundhog activity, ensuring your property looks its best.


At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we are experts in groundhog control, ensuring their safe and efficient removal to keep your property secure and undisturbed. Here’s how we tackle these challenges:

  • Humane Groundhog Solutions: Our methods are rooted in the safest and most humane practices for dealing with groundhogs, prioritizing the welfare of the animals and the satisfaction of our clients.

  • Comprehensive Evaluations: Our specialists conduct thorough evaluations to detect signs of groundhog activity, from burrows near your home’s foundation to disruptions in your garden.

  • Effective Prevention Strategies: Once the immediate problem is addressed, we develop strategies to prevent future groundhog intrusions, effectively securing vulnerable areas like gardens and lawns.

  • Environmentally Friendly Practices: Our techniques are environmentally friendly, ensuring safety for your family and minimal impact on the surrounding ecosystem.

  • Customized Solutions: Recognizing that each groundhog situation is unique, we craft a bespoke plan for removal and prevention, tailored to effectively meet your specific needs.


At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we do more than simply control pests; we provide humane solutions that directly tackle the unique challenges posed by groundhogs.

Our process combines thorough inspections, humane removal techniques, and innovative prevention strategies to ensure your property remains welcoming and groundhog-free. Our commitment to accuracy and care at every step guarantees your property’s long-term safety and peace.


Encountering different unwelcome wildlife or pests? At Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Management, we’re prepared to tackle any wildlife or pest challenge you might face:

  • Comprehensive Wildlife Solutions: Is a raccoon rummaging through your trash? Are squirrels nesting in your attic? We handle all types of wildlife issues with professionalism and care, ensuring they are safely and humanely relocated.
  • Insect Problems Solved: Facing a termite infestation undermining your home or ants in your kitchen? Our targeted control strategies effectively eradicate them, keeping your home a bug-free zone.
  • Rodent Control: Discovering mice or rats in your living areas? Don’t worry. Our rodent control methods are quick, thorough, and designed to keep your home permanently rodent-free.


Bats nesting in attic space

Groundhogs can be stealthy, but knowing how to recognize their presence is key to managing them effectively. Here are the signs to watch for:

1. Distinctive Behaviors

Stay alert for visible burrow entrances near building foundations or in your garden. These are clear signs that groundhogs might be creating burrows nearby.

2. Visible Damage

Look for disrupted soil and plant damage in your garden or landscaping, which can suggest groundhog burrowing or feeding activities.

3. Tracks and Trails

Notice tracks with large, flat-footed prints and nearby mounds of dirt. These signs often indicate the frequent paths and burrow entrances of groundhogs.


  • Damage To Lawn or Garden

  • Large Piles of Dirt

  • Droppings

  • Uneven Soil

Frequently Asked Questions

We employ humane, state-of-the-art techniques tailored to each client’s situation, making us leaders in groundhog management.

We offer fast service, typically beginning evaluations within 1-2 business days. Response times may vary with seasonal demand and workload.

Our groundhog removal strategy includes precise trapping and strategic exclusion, focusing on safe and sustainable management with an emphasis on environmental responsibility.

Absolutely! We prioritize the safety of your family and pets. Our environmentally friendly methods are both effective and transparent, keeping you well-informed every step of the way.

We offer comprehensive advice on securing your property against groundhogs by sealing potential entry points and removing attractants, ensuring lasting deterrence.

Why Choose Bobcat Wildlife & Pest Control

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We service the entire Iowa City, IA metro area. Contact us today for the safe and efficient removal of your pest problem.

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