The Groundhog also called a Woodchuck or Whistlepig, is a member of the rodent family Sciuridae, they belong to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots. Most marmots live in rocky and mountainous areas, but the Woodchuck is a creature of the lowlands. It is widely distributed in North America.

Damage They Cause

Most damage caused by groundhogs, is from their “burrowing”. burrowing can lead to cave-ins and other expensive structural damage. Burrowing along sidewalks, drive-ways and building foundations may result in costly damage repairs.

Groundhog Removal & Control


If the groundhogs are burrowing under your home groundhog trapping, removal and exclusion are the only option. First, woodchucks must be trapped and removed!

Contact Bay Area Wildlife to schedule an inspection to protect your Home today!