Raccoons get assigned a lot of traits by people because of their appearance and behaviors. We call them “little bandits” because of the mask appearance around their eyes and their habit of foraging in our garbage. They are frequently considered clever … [Read more...] about Are Raccoons Intelligent Creatures?
Rabies is a genuine problem with raccoons so, for World Rabies Day on September 28th, let's take a look at these cute but potentially dangerous mammals. As the CDC states, rabies is a completely preventable disease for humans. Despite that, more than … [Read more...] about Raccoons & World Rabies Day
With spring comes April showers, warmer temperatures – and raccoon babies. If raccoons were an issue in your area before, now you might have even more of a problem. … [Read more...] about What Time of Year are Raccoon Babies Born?
Raccoons are cute from a distance but they aren't suitable as pets so you shouldn't try to treat them like a stray cat that you can tame. And, like the popular character Rocket Raccoon, they can be dangerous in certain circumstances. Do raccoons … [Read more...] about Raccoon Dangers to Be Aware Of
As temperatures drop, we seek the cozy warmth of a fireplace. Unfortunately, pests seeking a warm place to spend the winter act at the same time – and can interfere with the use of your chimney. … [Read more...] about What’s in Your Chimney – Raccoons or Santa?