Raccoons are generally a pleasant, cute, and unique creature. People enjoy looking at them, spotting them, and hearing them. That is, they enjoy spotting them within their own natural habitat. When a raccoon takes up residence in the attic of a home people do not enjoy seeing or hearing them so much, and with good reason. (more…)
There are many reasons to raccoon proof your chimney. These animals can cause damage to the flew which could lead to water damage and the debris they leave behind can be a fire hazard. Lice, fleas, and diseases can also enter your home. Here is the solution to keep this from happening. (more…)
Raccoons are considered to be nuisances in some residential neighborhoods. This is because they eat food belonging to pets, burrow into different areas of your home and get into garbage cans. The worst part is that they carry diseases and can easily transmit them to livestock, pets and people. The most effective method of controlling them is by using a raccoon trap but you must know how to bait the trap for it be effective. (more…)
Do all raccoons carry rabies? Not all of them. You can often find these North American critters rummaging through bags of trash they have ripped open to find an omnivorous feast and live in or around any forested area. With a masked face and dexterous paws the raccoon is well known for being rather intelligent creatures. Sometimes you can scare them off, but should you get near them? The answer in every case is “no”. (more…)
The raccoon, although a cute little animal, is the most reported wildlife species with rabies. They are not actually wild animals, rather they can be termed as urban animals. They are far more common in cities and suburbs like Mississauga, than forests and underdeveloped regions. Raccoon-human encounters are quite common these days and people are finding it hard to safeguard their homes from the nuisance caused by raccoons. Apart from scattering garbage, destroying ponds and gardens, raccoons are brazen enough to enter your house in search of food. To avoid having to hire raccoon removal professionals, follow these steps for raccoon proofing. (more…)
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