Raccoon problems can be extremely difficult to deal with especially when you live in densely populated areas. This is because the environment is perfect for breeding owing to the availability of food. Raccoons damage residential areas in points such as chimneys, garages and under sheds by digging into them. It is important to control them before they damage […]
Raccoons will choose a place where it is safe from predators, near to garbage or food, the attic offers all this. Raccoons are nocturnal so you will hear them at night scratching, growling, chirping, scurrying around and more worse, crying. They typically make you sleepless the whole night. If not removed raccoons can be downright […]
Raccoons are very common in our area in Toronto. We live near a big park with a small river. So the raccoon population tends to make its way through the small forested area to homes in our neighborhood to find food and shelter. Raccoons often make their way to residential areas where they can cause […]
Have you seen a picture of a baby raccoon? Well here is one. These animals are really cute. Raccoons are born with their eyes closed which open up after a few weeks. The average weight for a baby raccoon is under 100 grams. Baby raccoons do not have teeth. Teeth will come out at about […]
It is difficult to trap raccoons as they are very intelligent. Studies have shown that raccoons are even more intelligent than cats. Some people have had success with training raccoons. The animals also have a temper especially when reaching and passing the age of 1. This temper can be dangerous for humans. Even though the […]
All raccoons are most active during the evening hours as that is the time when they wonder out of their burrows to feed. On most evenings they will leave their den as soon the sun sets and will continue to be active until the morning hours. In the wild raccoons are common in and around […]
Raccoons are very adaptive creatures and as a result they live in urban centres all over North America. They do remarkably well in cities as well as in the wild. They are considered to be one of the most common urban wild animals. Raccoons survive so well in cities because they can pretty much feed […]
Raccoons are known to damage homes and personal property. Their very keen survival instincts usually bring them close to where there is food and warmth, in other words, closer to our homes. If you live in a city like Toronto for example, and you live in a house then chances are that you have had […]
Raccoons are adorable creatures but from afar. Most raccoons in North America can be carriers of various viruses including the deadly rabies. The problem is that raccoons live in our cities, feed off our garbage and find shelter in our attics, basements and houses.
The animal services of the city of Toronto recommends a few deterrent methods in dealing with raccoons. By the way don’t bother calling them for removal services because they will kindly direct you to contact a raccoon removal Toronto professional.