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.

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As previously mentioned raccoons have a host of diseases, which includes roundworms they can infect humans and pets the best handle this to keep out of harm’s way and to make sure that you do not come into contact with raccoon feces urine or salvia. Raccoons may make latrines in your garden which might be a dangerous source of bacterial infection make sure to contact your local wildlife service to have this cleaned up and disinfected properly. Children are highly at risk of contracting diseases through the feces or urine as they sometimes like to put dirt in their mouths. Another disease that humans risk of contracting is Leptospirosis which is occurs in raccoons, skunks, opossums, Norway rats, mice, and white-tailed deer.

 Humans may be infected by coming in contact with infected urine. It is best that you do not have any physical contact indirectly or directly when you come across these animals. It is best to avoid any confrontation. it is quite normal to spot a healthy raccoon during the daytime, but it is a highly unusual occurrence when a raccoon is aggressive towards a person. One of the reasons that a raccoon might be aggressive is that her nest is nearby and that she is defending her young from intrusion also it is very rare that a raccoon will be chasing a human. if you see a raccoon that looks disoriented or ill and engages in unnecessary provocation it might be rabid or infected with canine distemper or feline parvovirus. 

As we are going through unprecedented times with the outbreak of the Coronavirus across the world. We must remember to limit our outings to a minimum and the essentials. Only this is to avoid any risk of infection. It is advised to wash your hands daily, disinfect frequently-touched objects, and to practice social-distancing at 6ft (1.5m) apart from one another when going outside. With our disinfection and sanitization service available across the Greater Toronto Area, you can rest assured that we cover every corner, nook, and cranny of your home as we fight the spread collectively.