Category Archives: Raccoons

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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Is it Against the Law to Keep a Pet Raccoon in Indiana?

The common domestic pets we are accustomed to seeing in a person’s house are typically dogs, cats, small breed reptiles, maybe a few hamsters here and there, or some goldfish. On the other hand, there are people in this world … 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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Do You Have a Winter Raccoon Infestation?

Raccoons, like most wild animals, are not courteous when it comes to our properties. They will help themselves to whatever they can access, even if it means destroying certain areas of your home. In the wintertime, the threat of nuisance … Continue reading

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Types of Raccoon Species Found Around the Globe

There are various types of raccoons in the world. Each species is similar to each other, but different in their special ways. The wild raccoon varies from region to region. Their surrounding environment, climate, and diet influence their unique and … 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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Why Raccoons are a Threat to Your Home and Loved Ones

Raccoons are a common presence in urbanized areas. Properties that are located near bodies of water, forests, and woods, are more likely to experience nuisance raccoon problems. Although raccoons are innocent and fascinating mammals, they happen to pose several dangers. … 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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Basic Facts Surrounding the Common Raccoon

Raccoons are clever critters, often studied for this in captive settings.  They are remarkably bright and resourceful in nature as well.  There are a lot of interesting facts about raccoons, but before indulging in these, it is good to have … Continue reading

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