Category Archives: Raccoons

Beware That Raccoons are Foraging for Fall in Indiana

For homes located in rural areas or near wooded areas, this season is all about pest control. One of the most common nuisance animals to watch out for in the fall time is the wild raccoon. Continue reading to learn … Continue reading

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How to Get Rid of Raccoons in a Suburban Neighborhood

It is common for property owners to be confronted with a raccoon problem at some point in time.  When home and building owners reach this dilemma, it is very crucial to act against them right away.  Raccoons can cause extensive … 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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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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