Category: Raccoon Dangers

How Do Raccoons Get Into Houses?

Raccoons are very quick to find a place that can protect them from the elements like rain and cold. They will break into attics, basements, even other parts of the home like in the walls. But they also may live outside, on your roof or, the worst situation, under your deck. If you want to get […]

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Do Raccoons Carry Fleas?

Raccoons carry a plethora of bacteria, viruses and parasites. They can carry ticks, rabies and their feces can make you very sick with all kinds of illness. They also can carry fleas. These fleas can get on your pets and even you and spread illness in their wake by feeding on the raccoon and then […]

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danger of leptospirosis in raccoon feces and urine

Raccoon poop and urine are very dangerous. Simply touching it or inhaling the spores from it can make you very sick. They carry diseases that can be transmitted to you, your children and even your pets, which can then transmit between each other. If you have them on your property or in your home you […]

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what is zombie raccoon?

RAn Ohio town was inundated with raccoons walking on their hind legs angrily swaggering around. Being that raccoons are nocturnal it is very strange that they are doing this in the day time. It is clear something strange is happening to the raccoon community in North America. If you want to get rid of the raccoons […]

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Raccoons In Attic Health Risk

Raccoons are a very frustrating and dangerous infestation. They can break into your home with relative ease, especially if it is old and damaged and can wreak havoc on the inside. One of the largest dangers in having a raccoon in your home is the health risks. Raccoons are filled with viruses, bacteria and even […]

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Raccoons Getting More Agressive. 

Raccoons are defensive and territorial. They can have many reasons to be so. They protect their homes, their food and their children with a vengeance. They don’t need to act weird to be aggressive. They are an aggressive species who is more than happy to attack a human at any time because they don’t fear […]

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Raccoons and Public health

Raccoons and public health are a very important set of topics. Raccoons are an enormous threat to public health. They are a vector species for rabies which can be fatal in humans. They can give you raccoon roundworm which can be a horrifying illness that can lead to serious brain damage if not handled quickly […]

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Can Raccoons Damage Electrical Wires

Raccoons are an absolute pet. They invade your property and destroy everything from your garden to the lovely coy pond you had put in last summer. But the real danger is when they get into your home. They are known as chewwers, raccoons. They love to chew threw anything they can find and wires are […]

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