Vole Removal & ControlVoles

Actually a rodent and not at all related to moles, voles are small scurrying creatures that are often found in fields across the United States. They are also referred to as meadow mice due to their preferred habitat. Voles are not often spotted by humans, but their damage is visible. If you have identified vole damage or would like help identifying whether the problem animal you have is a vole, call (817) 431-3007 to talk to a Wildlife X Team® vole specialist today.

Vole Problems

  • Digging in gardens
  • Burrowing into tree roots and on yards and lawns
  • Damage to shrubs and other foliage
  • They can cause trees and certain plants to die

How to Identify a Vole

  • 5 to 7 inches long
  • Orange teeth that they gnaw with
  • They gnaw on grasses and roots
  • Short legs and short tails

Why & How to Get Rid of Voles

Landscape damage can be expensive to repair, and vole burrowing can damage tree roots and cause uprooting. Like many wildlife animals, voles are capable of damage much larger than they are, including damage as serious as home structure damage. One of the first indicators that you have a vole problem might be seeing the burrows on your lawn or yard. They create very short burrows, but they connect them to each other via runways. This creates a kind of network of tunnels spread out across the lawn and yard. There are things you can do to try and prevent voles from infesting your yard, for example, Removing debris and any unwanted vegetation and keep grass trimmed and remove weeds. Some other tips inculde cultivating the soil around your garden frequently. This will destroy the runways and burrows. The most useful way to assure you get rid of voles is calling Wildlife X Team® and we will send specialists to your property to trap and remove voles. Call (817) 431-3007 today!