Pest Identification: House Mouse

House Mouse Image

Actual Size:

3 inches.


The house mouse is gray with a pointed nose and relatively large ears. Droppings are small, rod-shaped with pointed ends.


  • House mice reproduce quickly and they are most active at night.
  • Their small size allows them to nest within a variety of indoor secluded voids that are near heat, moisture, and a wide variety of food.
  • They gain access through dime-sized holes, and beneath exterior doors.