Category: Raccoons

How to deal with raccoon poop in your yard

Raccoons are a terrible infestation to have and can be a dangerous threat to you, your family, and your pets. The feces contain many illnesses and diseases and parasites but none are worse than the Raccoon roundworm. A child could easily find themselves tasting this dangerous material and a pet would go straight for and […]

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Why Are Raccoons So Active in the Spring

Raccoons are active in almost all seasons, they do sometimes hibernate in short bursts but they tend to prefer to remain active in the winter which is why they want to break into your attic, because it’s warm and lets them sleep without hibernating. After the winter ends the raccoons begin their mating game. They […]

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why are raccoons important to the ecosystem

Raccoons are omnivores and carrion feeders. They eat rotting meat and dead animals left by previous predators who hunted and then ate their fill and left the carcass behind. They are very active in the ecosystem, breaking down animal and plant structures and then filling the forest with feces that helps plants grow. This is […]

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Raccoon Intrusions Are on the Rise in Toronto

London seems to be having an issue with raccoons. Not that they are overrun, quite the opposite. The raccoons are actually dying at a rapid rate. Twice what was reported the previous year. Corpses fill the streets and parks and yards and raccoons have been reported to be acting strangely, active in the day and […]

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Raccoon Intrusions Are on the Rise in Toronto

Toronto is getting ever more populated and ever messier from that population. From garbage left on the streets for days and restaurants leaving everything, a raccoon could want in a locked garbage container. They are not coming to the city in greater numbers however, what is happening is all this food and shelter they can […]

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What Size Hole Can Raccoon Fit Through

Raccoons are nasty wildlife and real pests when they break into a home. But how much space do they really need to get through a hole in your roof? How much can they squeeze and contort their bodies to enter a hole? Very much it seems. Adult male raccoons can squeeze through holes as small […]

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what is raccoon exclusion

Raccoons get into your home threw many different ways. They can tear into your roof or travel through a broken vent. They can peel back the aluminum siding and rip apart your shingles. They have hundreds of ways to penetrate your home and spread disease and parasites all over the attic or in the walls, […]

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Raccoon Feces Removal - Raccoon Poop and Health Risks

Raccoons are mammals and like most mammals the females are excellent mothers that care for her babies until they are ready to leave the nest and hunt on their own. They are very aggressive to anything or anyone that approaches her babies and defends them with her life, which it may come to if she […]

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Do raccoons travel in packs

Raccoons are very solitary creatures. After the males’ mate with multiple females they abandon them and search out other babies from other fathers to kill to make their children have a greater chance of survival. This makes most males unlikely to hang around each other very much. Females are also solitary but will raise their […]

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Do raccoons eat mice

Raccoons eat a lot of different things. They are omnivores and will eat animals and insects much smaller than them. A raccoon may also try to eat birds that have fallen on the ground or bird eggs or baby birds they find in nests. They will eat whatever they find and they have no issue […]

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