Government Takes Action Against Rabies, Distributing Rabies Vaccine Baits Across Western Toronto

In an effort to control and prevent the spread of rabies among wild animals, the government of Ontario will begin distributing rabies vaccine baits across Western Toronto. Distribution Areas In August, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will begin hand-dropping baits in selected cities and urban areas. Other than Toronto, they will also target[…]

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Raccoon Became an Instant Internet Star After Its Death-Defying Climb

Just recently, a raccoon has made it to the headlines of news and social media because of its death-defying stunt, climbing up a 25-storey tower in St. Paul Minnesota. The little critter’s misadventure started last Monday, June 11, 2018, when it was stranded over the ledge of Town Square building. Initial Help and Rescue Attempts[…]

Be Careful of Sick Raccoons

Be Careful of Sick Raccoons: A Call for Awareness

A few recent incidents around the country have put sick raccoons in focus. But, rest assured those occurrences are not something to be alarmed about. Rather, they are incidents that call for awareness. In the recent years, there have been several occurrences of raccoon distemper in the country. However, one specific case triggered some locals[…]

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Troubles due to Neighbor’s Negligence – Raccoons Disrupt Peace

  Property Standards for the City of Toronto sets the rules and standards for all its properties. All the property owners are required to strictly adhere to it. Section 9 of Chapter 629 states, “All properties have to be kept free of pests, including rodents and insects.” Sadly, this is not followed at all times.[…]

Common Diseases from Raccoons Feces & Urine

Common Diseases From Raccoons Feces & Urine

Raccoons are aggressive creatures that can transfer sicknesses to individuals through bites, scratches and even indirect contact. Since it isn’t unprecedented for us to now and again encounter these furry creatures around our homes, particularly during the night as they hunt for food, it is vital to take care while in their presence and use[…]

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Toronto Bank Closed Due to Damage Caused by Raccoons

Video Transcription  Held up by masked bandits i’m mateus pisano in Midtown and if you bank at this RBC branch here on st. Clair Oakwood you’ll notice that you can’t get in that’s because it’s temporarily closed and it’s not because of construction but because of a break-in enter and it’s believed that the suspects[…]

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The dangers of Raccoon Roundworm

The dangers of Raccoon Roundworm If having a raccoon on your property or in your home wasn’t bad enough, raccoons leaving their feces around your property can lead to a potentially deadly disease called “raccoon roundworm”. If you live in an urban area or a place where you see raccoons fairly often we suggest you[…]

What to do about squirrels and raccoons on your yard

What can you do about squirrels and raccoons in your yard?

Squirrels and raccoons in your yard Squirrels and raccoons, like any of us, want a place to call home, to come back to after a long day and to raise their family in.  Unfortunately these furry tenants can cause problems for you, your home and your family. Squirrels and raccoons can become extremely protective especially[…]

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What you can do about Squirrels or Raccoons on your property

Squirrels and raccoons have always been culprits when it comes to hanging out in our backyards, lawns and attics. They take advantage of the space, the food sources and shelters available nearby which make it a convenient place to stay but for the residents who own the property, it can be a problem. Although raccoons[…]

Raccoon Found in a Backyard Swimming Pool

Tips for raccoon removal and prevention

Last Updated: June 2016 Richmond Hill is home to many recreational activities, thriving businesses and great communities. Their many options of parks to go to is overwhelming. Filled with the great views of nature and wildlife, activities like hiking and biking, a Richmond Hill park in the spring is where you want to be. Although the[…]

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Found Baby Raccoons on Your Property?

Last Updated: June 2016 This time around in the year, baby raccoons are making an appearance left, right, up and down. These small, fragile mammals are being born in bunches of about 3-4 cubs in attics and garages all over the GTA in nests made especially by their mother. Although raccoon breeding varies on environmental conditions,[…]

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What to do if you have a raccoon problem

Last Updated: June 2016 The City of Markham is a wonderful city, with lots of different activities available for everybody. From Markville Mall to Main street Markham or Milliken Park, there is always something to do, for children, adults, seniors, couples families and more. The city is filled with neighborhoods and communities and events and is[…]

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Wildlife in Mississauga, Brampton, North York

Last Updated: June 2016 Morning in Brampton By 7:30 am SOS Wildlife Control Inc. technicians were on the road, ready to begin the day bright and early on the highway from North York to Brampton. A typical day for our technicians consists of driving out to all corners of the city to meet with customers and[…]