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Why some raccoons are aggressive

Why some raccoons are aggressive

Contrary to popular belief, raccoons are rarely aggressive towards humans unless provoked or rabid. You might see raccoons engaging in erratic behavior such as walking aimlessly seeing discharge out of the mouth, self-mutilation, looking ill, disoriented. when you see designs or recognize one of the sites please contact a wildlife removal service as soon as…

Why Raccoon Repellants Don’t Work

Why Raccoon Repellants Don’t Work

Raccoon repellants are not effective because the truth is that most of the  products that are on the market that advertise being raccoon repellents, ranging from all-natural and organic to poisonous solutions in various forms and spray powder and even devices that flashlights and omit sound hardly have any lasting effect. Scents like coyote or…

What Do Raccoons Eat in Cities

What Do Raccoons Eat in Cities

Toronto and raccoons belong unwillingly together like bread and butter only the relationship between the average Torontonians and their raccoons is much more problematic. The ongoing raccoon battle has been going on for so long that the media coined Toronto as raccoon capital of the world. One might ask – what attracts raccoons to Toronto…

What are some humane, effective ways of repelling raccoons?

What are some humane, effective ways of repelling raccoons?

The most important step that you can undertake to ensure that raccoons stay away from your trash bins is that you do not provide them with food. After all,  trash bins are a free-for-all buffet for them. Make sure to pick up food scraps, fruit and nuts. Another important measure to take is to make…

There is a raccoon out during the day, is it rabid?

There is a raccoon out during the day, is it rabid?

Although raccoons are nocturnal animals it is perfectly normal for raccoons to be active throughout the daytime when you see the raccoons engaging in this kind of behavior such as wandering erratically, seeing discharge from either mouth,  repeated high pitch vocalization, self-mutilation then call local wildlife service do you have it removed quickly and safely.…

There is a dead raccoon in my yard; how do I dispose of it?

It is not recommended under any circumstances to dispose of raccoons yourself. This is to prevent you from contracting harmful diseases and to prevent you from being infected by viruses that raccoons may carry. The best way to deal with the disposal of a raccoon is to contact a wildlife removal service to take care…

How to Raccoon Proof your Garage 

How to Raccoon Proof your Garage

Our fellow furry Torontonians are known to cause quite the ruckus when it comes to finding food. There is a reason why raccoons have nicknamed trash pandas for a good reason. Raccoons often scour for food in trash bins for the next meal. The trash bin The problem of raccoons digging through your trash has…

How to get rid of raccoons living near my home?

How to get rid of raccoons living near my home?

Raccoons in Toronto can be known to be very troublesome animals when they have a steady flow of food. As they enter your property, they can do significant damage. Such as tipping over garden decoration, leaving scratches on your fence, and in general causing a ruckus if they gain access to your garage or your…

How dangerous is a raccoon bite?

How dangerous is a raccoon bite?

Raccoons are a very prevalent type of animal across the Greater Toronto Area. They are known to frequent a lot of neighborhoods in search of food. This is because they have adapted to thrive in an urban area. When you come across a raccoon,  it is best to keep distance as raccoons are carriers for…

Found a raccoon in your garbage bin, there is what you should do

Found a raccoon in your garbage bin, there is what you should do

Raccoons can cause much trouble across the city of Toronto in many different ways. Whether it is looking for food, finding a place to sleep, or are simply making their way around the neighborhood to inflict material damage to your property. it seems that our fellow Torontonians cannot catch a break. But this is with…