Wildlife rehabilitators, nuisance control and rattlesnake aversion training for dogs
The following is a list of authorized Utah wildlife rehabilitators. These individuals and organizations are licensed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to take in and rehabilitate injured animals. The goal of rehabilitation is to release these animals back into the wild once they recover.
Wildlife rehabilitators must meet demanding standards in order to obtain and keep their Certificates of Registration* that enable to them to care for these animals. If you want to learn more about these requirements, please read through the DWR's administrative rule R657-40.
If you find an injured wild animal, you may contact one of the appropriate wildlife rehabilitators listed below.
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Species accepted: songbirds, doves/pigeons, roadrunners, raptors (including eagles), nonvenmous reptiles and amphibians, small mammals
Great Basin Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education
Species accepted: only raptors and some small mammals
Species accepted: raptors only
Uintah Raptor Rehab Inc.
Species accepted: birds and small mammals (no raccoons, red foxes or striped skunks)
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah (temporarily closed)
Species accepted: Migratory birds (including eagles), small mammals (no raccoons, red foxes or striped skunks)
NOTE: Wildlife rehabilitators are independent operators licensed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, but are not affiliated with the Division. The DWR does not necessarily endorse any of these rehabilitators, but we do oversee their operations for compliance with the requirements of their Certificates of Registration. As independent operators, rehabilitators may accept or decline to accept injured or sick animals at their discretion.
*Certificates of Registration (CORs) are special licenses issued by the DWR that enable the licensee to engage in specified wildlife-related activities.
Urban wildlife nuisance control
Listed below are private businesses offering a variety of urban wildlife nuisance control services.
A to Z Wild Animal Control
541 Rosetree Lane
Moab, UT 84532
Animal Removal and Eviction
967 E. Gordon Ave.
Layton, UT 84040
Critter Control of Salt Lake City
Caleb Stroh, General Manager/Owner
P.O. Box 833
Kaysville, UT 84037
Toll-free: 1-800-CRITTER (274-8837)
1591 S. Sunset Drive
Kaysville, UT 84037
34 E. 1875 North
Layton, UT 84041
Areas of service — Wasatch Front (Salt Lake, Utah, Davis, Weber, Summit, Box Elder counties).
Species — bats, birds, coyotes, fox, gophers, marmots, mice, porcupines, raccoons, rats, skunks, snakes, squirrels, voles, weasles.
Areas of service — Salt Lake County and surrounding areas
Services and species — Trapping to remove nuisance wildlife including skunks, raccoons, foxes, rats and other non-protected species.
Pest Team Six, LLC
2223 S. Highland Drive #194
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
Open 7 days a week 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Bruce M. Hunt
2484 N. 750 East
North Ogden, UT 84414
801-266-1026 (Salt Lake)
435-647-3030 (Park City, Heber)
435-647-3030 (St George, Cedar City)
Rattlesnake aversion training for dogs
Utah Rattlesnake Avoidance
987 E. Wilson Ave.
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Rattlesnake Alert LLC
2878 E. 3185 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Sales and Tails
3584 S. 1950 West #4
West Valley City, UT 84119