Professional Porcupine Control

Critter Catchers is a professional and experienced porcupine trapping and catching service in Okanagan. We prioritize the well-being of animals and use safe and humane methods for trapping and relocating porcupines .

Damage Porcupines can do around your property

Porcupines in British Columbia, Canada, can cause various types of damage around properties. Here are some common issues:

  1. Tree Damage: Porcupines are known for their habit of gnawing on the bark and branches of trees. This behavior, known as “debarking,” can lead to damage or death of trees, particularly when porcupines target the same tree repeatedly.

  2. Wooden Structures: Porcupines may chew on wooden structures such as decks, sheds, or fences. This can result in unsightly damage and, in some cases, structural weaknesses.

  3. Vehicle Damage: The salt used on roads during the winter months can attract porcupines, leading them to chew on vehicles’ rubber components, such as brake lines and tires. This behavior poses a risk of costly damage and potential safety hazards.

  4. Garden and Crop Damage: Porcupines may venture into gardens or agricultural areas, consuming crops, vegetables, and fruits. This can be particularly problematic for those with farms or extensive gardens.

  5. Home Foundations: In some cases, porcupines may burrow under homes, creating dens. This can potentially compromise the structural integrity of foundations and lead to other issues like increased moisture in crawl spaces.

  6. Tool and Equipment Damage: Porcupines may chew on outdoor tools, equipment, and even outdoor furniture, causing damage and reducing the lifespan of these items.

To address and prevent porcupine-related damage, it’s essential to employ strategies such as installing protective barriers around trees, using repellents, and securing vulnerable areas. If the issue persists or becomes unmanageable, seeking assistance from wildlife management professionals in British Columbia such as “Critter Catchers” can ensure a humane and effective approach, considering local regulations and guidelines for dealing with porcupines.

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We solve wildlife problems in three steps: evaluate, plan, and get the job done. Call us and get a humane solution today!

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Thorough Evaluation

First step is to arrange an on-sight inspection in order to properly evaluate the extent of your wildlife issue.


Meticulous Plan

2nd step is meticulous planning to ensure the effective and humane care of all wildlife while minimizing any disturbance to your property.


Get the Job Done

With a thorough evaluation and a plan in place, you can expect Critter Catchers to get the job done. We are the experts.