Category: Raccoons

How do raccoons break in from a soffit

Raccoons are quite large, meaning they are less subtle when it comes to making their presence known. If you’ve heard noises in certain parts of your home after spotting a raccoon then it’s likely it’s made a home in your house. The places most people find raccoons in Toronto are the garage, attic, deck, and […]

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Raccoons may look unassuming, even cute to some people but it is dangerous to forget that the very essence of a wild animal is its wildness. Granted that raccoons are more docile than most other wild animals which are why people occasionally keep them as pets or feed them intentionally. It is best to keep […]

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Raccoons in Canada are on average more docile and tame-tempered than most other wildlife. Attacks on humans are rare but not out of the realm of possibility especially if the animal feels cornered or threatened. A raccoon attacks physically as a last result and has a repertoire of self-defense mechanisms that can be interpreted as warning […]

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Raccoons may look adorable but remember they have sharp teeth and strong, piercing claws and can be vicious if they feel threatened. It is not uncommon to see raccoons within Toronto leading one to wonder where these animals live especially since the city isn’t exactly built for wildlife. Raccoons are nocturnal animals meaning they are […]

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Raccoons are highly adaptable creatures, meaning they can teach themselves to survive in different environments. It is not uncommon to find raccoons from wooded areas and rural developments to the busy populated streets of an urban area. Of course, if you are out and about during the day, it is unlikely that you would even […]

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It is not uncommon to find raccoons in sewers and storm drains in Ontario but they rarely make a permanent residence there. Sewers, especially, have strong gasses including hydrogen sulfide (H2S) which the typical raccoon can’t stand for prolonged periods of time. That being said, raccoons will use sewers and storm drains to get around […]

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Why Raccoons Are A Danger For Your Pets

Raccoons are pests, and they serve as a threat to the overall safety of your household, especially your pets. It is imperative that you keep your property free of these threats. Here are four reasons why raccoons are a danger for your pets.

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A long list of animals, birds and insects make up the list of pests that invade our spaces and apart from creating a nuisance, cause property damage and even pose a threat to our health. Raccoons, squirrels, skunks, bats and pigeons all find a place on this list, and often, these creatures give us so […]

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Why to use deodorizers to clean an attic after raccoons invasion

Raccoons can be a nuisance and it’s always advisable to take immediate action when this creature is sighted. You also don’t need to wait if there is evidence that the animal is within your premises. This is evidenced by urine stains, feces/droppings, unpleasant smell, dander or fur. Failing to take corrective measures will not only […]

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What to Do If You Find Raccoon Baby

So you have encountered a raccoon baby on your property? Well, there is always a chance of finding baby raccoons in the attic (they tend to love the attic), alongside an adult female. The problem with baby raccoons is that they are not easy to trap- they must be removed by hand. You can always […]

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