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Critter Control History

Founded in 1982, Critter Control quickly became the nation's leading wildlife control company.

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Critter Control® is the #1 wildlife control franchise system in the United States and is one of the largest pest control firms in the country. Founded in 1983, we’ve created the most successful brand name in the Wildlife control industry by providing safe, cost-effective wildlife management solutions dealing with nuisance wildlife such as squirrels, raccoons, birds, moles and dozens of other vertebrate pests. We continuously strengthen and build upon a core service-based model providing animal removal, exclusion and damage repair services. Our continued success allows us to constantly develop new franchise opportunities across North America. We have over 200 markets available to choose from. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent annually dealing with nuisance wildlife, billions in the overall pest control industry. Our franchise opportunity requires a minimal investment to get started. The advantages of Critter Control are many – including a distinctive and easily recognized brand name, a top-ranked web presence, certified personnel, mentor networking opportunities, marketing support, comprehensive training, on-going training and more.

Critter Control was one of the first companies to realize the market potential for urban wildlife management; and we have organized and expanded the concept nationwide. Today, Critter Control is part of Rollins, Inc., a premier global consumer and commercial services company. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Orkin, Orkin Canada, HomeTeam Pest Defense, Western Pest, Critter Control, Industrial Fumigant Company, Trutech Animal Control, AllPest Pest Control (Australia), Waltham Services, PermaTreat Pest Control, and Crane Pest Control, Rollins provides essential pest control services and protection against termite damage, rodents and insects to more than two million customers in the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, Europe, Africa, Mexico, and Australia from more than 500 locations.

When it comes to nuisance wildlife, homeowners, businesses and municipalities choose the professionals at Critter Control® nuisance wildlife control to help protect their property. That's where you come in. We offer an exciting and rewarding business in wildlife and pest management. If you have a passion for building a business of your own, controlling your time and finances, the opportunity Critter Control offers can be a fun and rewarding career choice for you.

For a complete listing of available markets please click here. If the Critter Control wildlife control franchise market you are interested in is not on our listing, and there currently is not a Critter Control office located there (check using our Critter Control Office Finder) please complete the Contact Us form and we will get back with you.

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Why A Critter Control® Franchise

Critter Control's business advantages are many – including a distinctive and easily recognized brand name, a top-ranked web presence, qualified and certified personnel, mentor networking opportunities, marketing support, group purchase discounts, comprehensive initial training, important on-going training and more.

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