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What Infections Can You Get From Raccoons?

Wild raccoons are dangerous for many reasons, and pose a threat to humans, pets, lawns, gardens, structures, and more. But one of the most qualifying reasons why raccoons are so dangerous is that they are common carriers of various infectious … 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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Is there a Link Between Raccoons and Ebola?

The new Ebola outbreaks across the country have caused millions of Americans to take shelter, and fear the unknown. Questions, anxiety, and fear has filled our communities regarding Ebola and more. One common question that continues to arise has to … Continue reading

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What Happens When a Raccoon Has Rabies?

The number of human deaths that occur from rabies has drastically reduced over the past ten years. This is thanks to pet vaccinations, effective after-exposure treatments, and Rabies-awareness. Less people and animals are being attacked or bitten by rabid animals … Continue reading

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