Wild Animals


As of May 2021, the Fitchburg Police Department no longer provides live traps for nuisance wild animals on your property. Police Department personnel are unable to assist with wild nuisance animals or live traps unless they are creating an emergency public safety risk. 


The Department of Natural Resources considers the following animals a nuisance:
  • Raccoons
  • Skunks
  • Opossums
  • Woodchuck
  • Rabbit
  • Squirrel