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Tips for Keeping Raccoons Out of Trashcans

Raccoons are highly-intelligent creatures with dexterous paws that allow them to grip, grasp, pry, and pull. With these kinds of skill sets, it’s no wonder raccoons can easily access our garbage cans, and right under our noses! And since trashcans … Continue reading

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Call Windy City Wildlife for Emergency Chicago Raccoon Removal!

Sometimes a sneaky raccoon can find its way into your home without you having the faintest idea. And you then discover this clever raccoon when you least expect it! Since raccoons are known carriers of the Rabies virus, and also … Continue reading

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How to Safely Handle an Up-Close Encounter with a Raccoon

Raccoons are nocturnal, and crepuscular foragers, which means they are primarily active at night, and known to hunt for food right after dusk. Among the many things that stimulate a raccoon’s interest and curiosity, food is generally the number one … Continue reading

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Install Vent Screens to Keep Raccoons Out of the Attics

The vents that lead in and out of your attic are prime spots for raccoons and other nuisance wildlife to use as easy access points to the inside of your home. For this reason, screening your vents is a critical … Continue reading

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Humane Raccoon Repellent Recipe Made From Household Ingredients

Nuisance raccoons can be quite the destructive visitors to have night after night. From overturned garbage cans and ransacked pet food bags, to pried roof shingles, pet conflicts, and more, raccoons can create a large amount of damage in a … Continue reading

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How to Scare a Raccoon Off of Your Property

Anyone who owns a home or business near wooded areas are likely to experience nuisance animal and pest problems at some point or another. And for residences in city urban areas, nuisance animal activity is increasing with every passing year. … Continue reading

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Raccoons are Crepuscular Foragers in the Fall

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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The 3 Primary Purposes of Raccoon Control Services

When you think about raccoon control, you probably picture a person wearing a biohazard suit and catching raccoons with a net. But this image is pretty far off from the truth, excluding the biohazard suit part. Raccoon control is a … Continue reading

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The Types of Parasites Found in Raccoons

Raccoons are known to carry bacterial, viral, and parasitic diseases. These diseases can be transmitted to other mammals by saliva entering the blood stream, scratches, bites, feces, and more. Bacterial infections like Leptospirosis are well-known, as are common viral infections … Continue reading

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Can a Dog Survive a Rabid Raccoon Bite?

Rabies is a very dangerous, and most often lethal, to mammals who contract the virus. The animals that are common carriers of the disease are raccoons, bats, foxes, and skunks. When it comes to domesticated dogs, the most vulnerable to … Continue reading

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