Category Archives: Raccoon Control

How to Spot the Signs of Rabies in a Raccoon

Raccoons are dirty and destructive animals that tend to behave mischievously. But there is a more serious concern that encourages homeowners to protect their properties from nuisance raccoon activity. We are talking about the Rabies Virus. Raccoons are a common … Continue reading

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Will a Wild Raccoon Hurt Me?

Raccoons are wild animals, and their behavior can never be accurately predicted. This means raccoons can indeed be a potential threat for humans and domesticated pets. Continue reading to learn the potential dangers of a wild raccoon encounter, and how … Continue reading

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How to Keep Raccoons Out of a Swimming Pool

Raccoons are attracted to water for many reasons. They are known to wash, rinse, or dunk their food in water before eating it, plus they prefer to live near bodies of water for better food sources. Additionally, raccoons are great … Continue reading

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Communicable Diseases That Can Be Carried By Raccoons

Wild raccoons are common carriers of various infectious and transmittable diseases. These maladies are unfavorable ailments to contract and treat. In humans, most of these communicable diseases are treatable, but nonetheless painful and unpleasant.  In pets, the more serious infections … Continue reading

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Do Raccoons Eat Other Animals?

If you have raccoons looming around your property at night, you might be wondering why. Well, raccoons are on a forever hunt for two things: food and shelter. Mostly, they are in search of food, which they will find using … Continue reading

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Top 3 Products for Humane Raccoon Abatement

If you are having problems with nuisance raccoons on your property, but hesitant to take action in fear of harming the animals or surrounding environment, this may be the solution you’ve been waiting for. Continue reading to learn the top … Continue reading

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A Recent Citation Reminds Us Not to Make Raccoons Our Pets

Last month, a woman in Indiana was cited by police 29 times for owning 29 baby raccoons. Why did she get these citations? Continue reading to find out, including the lesson we can all take from this incident. Pet Raccoons … Continue reading

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How to Keep Raccoons Out of the Garden

Gardens are a great source of nutritious produce right at your fingertips. But at night when they are unattended, gardens are like a free buffet for raccoons. If you are noticing that your gardens are being pillaged by nuisance wildlife … Continue reading

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The Three Extant Species of Raccoon

There are 3 different types of raccoon species in the Procyon genus. Continue reading to learn some interesting facts about each one, including what you can do to help abate nuisance raccoon activity around your home. Existing Raccoon Species Currently … Continue reading

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How to Protect Pets From Wild Raccoons

Now that the weather is nicer, our pets want to be outdoors as much as possible. But for those who provide their pets with their own cat or dog door, this kind of freedom can put them at risk of … Continue reading

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