Raccoon Removal Blog

Signs a raccoon might be rabid

Raccoon poop. You can call it by a prettier name: Defecation, feces, sh*t, but when it comes to raccoons, nothing is worse than its poop. Raccoon poop contains (get ready, it’s a scary list!): Raccoon Round Worm (the most common illness with raccoon poop and very easy to catch because the spores are airborne!) Symptoms […]

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How Do Animals Get Through Roof Vents small

Raccoons, Ticks. How frequently the twain meets.  Now if you are afraid of Lyme disease, and you should be. Then you have another great reason to stay far, far away from raccoons and call professional raccoon removal Markham. Where do ticks come from? Like most insects, they live in brush and tall grasses, piles of […]

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Can a Raccoon Harm Your Pet?

Absolutely yes! Your pet can get an array of terrible illness just from interacting and rubbing against a raccoon. Your pet could get rabies, or fleas or even ticks which could lead to your little friend getting Lyme disease. On top of that, raccoons are highly aggressive and territorial, they may attack your pet, perceiving […]

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What Raccoon City Needs to Know and Do During the Coronavirus Pandemic in Toronto

Yes, you can get rabies from a dead raccoon but it is transmitted through the saliva so you would have to get some of that saliva in an open wound. Rabies is still a dangerous disease that affects people around the world. Every day people are affected and die from this disease. One of the […]

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Raccoons get into your attic usually through chewing a hole or ripping off a vent or piece of siding. They crawl around in the inner workings of the house leaving all sorts of treats. But in this case its ticks with Lyme disease. They will infest your pets, and even you. Which is why you […]

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Raccoon Season in Ontario

Raccoons are mammals that are easily identified by the bandit mask print over their eyes. Their hind legs are long which makes them look hunched when they walk. They are very shy and will naturally retreat if they see a human but as their habitat encroaches upon they are getting more comfortable with the presence […]

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Raccoon Poop Removal​ and Cleaning

Raccoon latrines are one of the most dangerous things you can find on your property. You, your pets and your children are all put in danger by its presence. They are sess pits of disease and contain illnesses like: If you find a latrine that smells truly foul, it’s likely the raccoon is still using […]

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Can Raccoon Urine Make you Sick

Raccoon urine is as dangerous as feces and they usually come in a pair. If there is urine on your property your children will be the ones in the most dangerous as they roll around on the ground and come in frequent contact with the urine. The most important thing to do is to get […]

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What Does Raccoon Poop Look Like?

Sadly, the tapeworm can easily survive winter temperatures. It needs to be frozen solid for many days at -31F before the tapeworm will die. If inside a raccoon corpse or feces they can survive even colder temperatures. Disposing of a raccoon poop is no safer in the winter than it is in the heat of […]

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How do I Get Rid of a Raccoon Latrine

It’s one thing to get rid of a raccoon latrine, and another thing entirely to get rid of the raccoon. Let’s focus on the prior. Raccoons are relatively intelligent creatures. They know their poop is dangerous so they find a place to do their business and then vacate the area quickly. If you find a […]

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