About Us

Toronto's Best Wildlife Removal Team

Specialized Wildlife Apprehension Technicians (SWAT) is experienced in all phases of animal removal, squirrel removal, wildlife removal and pest control prevention. Our main goal is to assist homeowners in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with the various wildlife that can cause damage and be a nuisance. SWAT uses humane approaches to dealing with wildlife and provides preventative services to prevent further damage.

OUR Services

SWAT’s experienced technicians are trained in a number of animal services such as animal proofing roof vents and exhaust pipes, capping chimneys, deck screening, dead animal removal, removal of wasp and hornet nests, removal of all urban wildlife from your attics, garages and sheds.

SWAT Wildlife is a full services wildlife removal/animal removal company. SWAT offers it’s animal control expertise to residents and business owner’s located in the following cities Toronto, Mississauga, Scarborough, Oakville, Markham, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby and Oshawa.

We also provide limited clean up, dead animal removal and seasonal eaves trough cleaning. As well as the removal of dead animals, pests, bed bugs, bugs, birds, and any problem animal or wildlife.

100% Guarantee

When work has been completed and materials installed, SWAT offers a One Year, 100% GUARANTEE on all of our work. Our customers know that the animals will not come back, and that choosing SWAT was the right company for the job!

Humane is Better!

Having a trained Wildlife technician remove nuisance animals keeps customers out of harm’s way from potential run in’s with wild animals and needless injuries caused by falls from ladders. This also allows the animals to be removed properly to prevent any undue stress and injury to them.


Patty O'Brien
Manager of Wildlife Operations
With most of her career in the field of Sales and Marketing, Patty’s ability to speak to customers over the phone, educate them on our process from inspection to removal and then be sure that we have delivered a quality service, has given SWAT Wildlife a competitive edge. Patty cares about the customers needs, she listens to the issues at hand and puts everyone at ease. She communicates openly with the Technicians to ensure that stressful situations can be turned into successes for everyone. Patty is a huge asset to the SWAT Wildlife team. “I enjoy working with people very much and even though I never get to meet most of our customers, I still feel like I’ve developed a relationship with them. SWAT Wildlife is a special company and we all take so much pride in our work."
Derick McChesney
Senior Wildlife Technician
With over a decade of Wildlife Removal experience, Derick is SWAT Wildlife’s most seasoned technician. Derick has literally helped thousands of Torontonians and GTA residents with their raccoon & wildlife issues and with that, he has proven himself to be a valuable asset to the team. He is solution-oriented and sets out to help our customers all while assuring the animals well-being. If Derick is on your property then you have one of the top technicians in the city solving your wildlife needs. “Wildlife has been a passion of mine since I was very young and now that I get to do it for a living, in the city I love, has been a dream come true. I feel very blessed.”
Jonny Marks
Senior Wildlife Technician
From living in the jungles of the Peruvian Amazon and trekking through the cloud forests of Honduras, researching the order of primates, Jonny is now here in Toronto expanding his knowledge of urban wildlife with SWAT Wildlife and is an important part of our team. “The amount I’ve gained from working here has given me a much larger appreciation for animals that are right at our doorsteps -or to be more literal; in our attics, chimneys and nooks all over our houses. Working with wildlife is always a pleasure, and SWAT Wildlife is that and so much more.”
Brian Donegan
Wildlife Technician
Brian is a Senior Technician with SWAT Wildlife. He comes to us all the way from Kilkenny, Ireland where his family was in the Dairy Business and as a boy he worked with Dairy Cows. Upon his arrival to Toronto, Brian worked with an Arborist where he learned a lot not only about tree care but also about the local wildlife that inhabit them. Brian's tenacity, professionalism and knowledge has made him a welcome addition to the SWAT Team.
Eden Cardoso
Junior Wildlife Technician
Born and raised in Toronto, Eden is used to the fast-paced, energetic lifestyle. She started her love for the outdoors and wildlife through going on annual camping trips with her family as a child, all the way to zoo camp for 8 years as a teenager. Her passion for animals drove her to continue in the wildlife field, first by becoming a zookeeper, to a veterinary technician, to now, a Junior Wildlife Technician. Her eye for detail, sweet demeanour, yet bold personality are some of the greatest traits she can bring, and is what makes her an invaluable asset with our team.

"Working with the SWAT staff has been an incredible experience! Everyone is like family here, and the clients make every day worth coming to work for! I'm happy to have found a company that cares about its employees, and customers."
Kellen Ainey
Seasonal Technician
Kellen is the youngest member of the SWAT Wildlife team and although he is not a permanent fixture of the team year-round, his dedication to helping our customers and to assisting his fellow techs is second-to-none! We look forward to having Kellen back next summer after he's finished his up coming school year. His assistance in keeping job sites clean his and ability to make teammates feel safe while holding ladders is reassuring. Also, let's not forget his keen eye site for spotting entry points of the smallest rodents.

Why Choose SWAT Wildlife
to remove nuisance
animals from your home
or workplace?