The types of animal that are picked up are:
The following animals fall under specific conditions. If opossums, raccoons, and squirrels pose a nuisance you must either call Indiana DNR ( 1-800-457-8283 ) or you must rent a trap from the animal control division through the city controller's office. East Chicago Animal Control does not exterminate or deal with wildlife, nor does Animal Control enter private residences under any condition.
- Opossums (must be in trap)
- Raccoons (must be in trap)
- Squirrels (must be in trap)
Please call to verify if we can handle your animal trapping case.