Skunks are notoriously stinky creatures who can wreak havoc on your home if they see you as a threat and decide that they need to spray. Skunks spray as a natural defense mechanism and will not hesitate to use this powerful tool on predators or enemies. You might not think of yourself as a skunk’s enemy, but if they see you that way you could be in big trouble.(more…)
Attics are naturally hospitable places for raccoons because they offer just about everything that these animals could want.
Attics are great places to take shelter from the elements, are safe from predators, are warm and also are not generally frequented by humans. This makes them private and safe spaces for raccoons to take shelter or make nests. There are a number of different reasons why raccoons might be eyeing up your attic. Perhaps they want a nice place to make their nest, or they just want to take shelter for the winter. Whatever the cause of the raccoons, getting rid of them could be a very time consuming and difficult task.(more…)
Raccoons might look like cute little masked bandits, but you absolutely do not want them to think that your house is theirs. These animals are not just located in the country. You can find them in the suburbs and the city. They tend to congregate where there is a good food source, so one of the best ways to get rid of raccoons is to make sure that your trash is off-limits.(more…)
Raccoons and possums do not obey signs telling them not to trespass, and you might find them in your yard from time to time.
Raccoons and possums don’t just live in the country. They can be found in the city and suburbs also. When it comes to these wild critters, you might find them adorable, but keep in mind that they are unpredictable animals that are certainly not the same as domesticated pets.(more…)
Dogs are curious creatures, so it should come as no surprise that they will sniff out and follow almost any type of creature, including skunks.
Wildlife poses a number of different problems for man’s best friend. Namely, different wild animals have no problem scratching or biting your domestic dog. There can be serious health complications associated with wild animal attacks, such as infections or even rabies. Although all domesticated dogs should be vaccinated against rabies it’s still advisable to bring them to the veterinarian if they run afoul of another animal.(more…)
We all know that adult skunks can wreak some serious havoc with their defensive spray, but many of us will see baby skunks as being adorable and harmless creatures. They are not, and in fact, baby skunks can inflict just as much damage as their grown counterparts.(more…)
Raccoons are the ultimate scavengers, so it should be no surprise that they see your trash cans as the ultimate buffet. While these little masked creatures might look cute, they are true pests if they find a home in your yard. You really don’t want them to see your trash as a free dinner every night, but it can be difficult to keep them out of there, especially if they’ve already learned that the cans contain delicious garbage.
Fortunately, there are a few humane ways to keep these creatures out of your garbage cans. Never resort to inhumane methods like poisoning them or trapping them. Ontario has very strict laws about the handling of wildlife, so if the infestation is out of control it is always best to call in the professionals. Professional raccoon removal Cambridge companies are skilled at getting rid of unwanted vermin in a way that is humane for them and hassle-free for you. If you don’t want a full on raccoon party at your house, consider taking these steps to keep raccoons out of your garbage in the first place.(more…)
It’s no surprise that skunks are unwelcome guests in your yard. Not only are these animals wild creatures, but they also emanate a smelly substance that is very difficult to get out of clothes and skin. If you have animals or children, you definitely do not want skunks around your home and it is better to call professional skunk removal Cambridge services.(more…)
Skunks might be adorable creatures, but they can also wreak havoc on your home; to say nothing on the pungent smell that they emanate when feeling threatened.
Anyone that has ever been on the wrong end of a skunk attack can attest to the fact that their ‘perfume’ is difficult to get out of clothes, off your skin, and out of your hair. It’s the skunk’s most effective deterrent against predators, so you can’t blame them for using it. Most of us would rather not deal with it though and would prefer professional wildlife removal Cambridge services.(more…)
Skunks are primarily interested in loitering about human habitat and then setting up base there if they have plenty of food to eat.
Highly omnivorous, skunks feed off a range of insects, from grasshoppers, crickets and beetles to just about any other insect they can grab for themselves, field and house mice, other small mammals, small fowl, grubs and worms, plant food, and pet food that may be lying around. (more…)