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10 Interesting Facts About Raccoons

  Raccoons Have High IQ Levels When considering the mammal IQ scale, raccoons rank closer to humans than most people would normally think. In general, monkeys are ranked right below humans and great apes, and with raccoons scoring average IQ levels below monkeys, they are considerably close to human IQ levels as well. In addition[…]

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Ways to Control Wildlife at Home This Winter

Cold winter weather often sends rodents scrambling towards warm shelter and your house could be next. Read more to learn about the various ways that you can prevent these pests from entering your home this winter. As the cold weather begins to quickly approach, the streets become emptier while we take shelter in our homes[…]

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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[…]

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Types of Damages Pests can do to your Property

Garden pests seem like a small problem, but these issues can actually escalate very quickly. Many people dismiss garden pests, as a small situation but this blog will help educate you on some of the damage that garden pests can do to your property. Raccoons When you think of raccoons you just think about them[…]

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,[…]

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[…]

Toronto Raccoon Removal

How to Handle Raccoon Removal in Richmond Hill

Last Updated: June 2016 The Town of Richmond Hill is definitely one to be enjoyed. With a wide range of community recreation activities to offer and a long list of public parks and trails, you’ll be sure that you will have something to fill your day with. Although this GTA area is filled with variety, it[…]

How to Safely Handle Baby Raccoon Removal

Last Updated: May 2016 With many federal and provincial laws protecting wildlife, there are even stringent ones protecting their offspring. One of the more common baby removals in Ontario is baby raccoon removal and it certainly requires professionally trained technicians to ensure removal is being conducted as per the guidelines and laws set by the government.[…]

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Raccoon Trapping

Last Updated: May 2016 There are many different raccoon removal methods of humanely removing raccoon from your property. One-way doors and live raccoon trapping are the most humane options when done correctly. One-way doors are the more preferable method as one way door has minimal to no human-wildlife interaction. The less interaction with wildlife as possible is always preferred as[…]

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Toronto Wildlife Removal

Last Updated: May 2016 What does Toronto Wildlife Removal mean? To us, it means saving our clients from unwanted visitors (a.k.a urban wildlife), and humanely bringing the visitors back to their natural habitats. Both in the City of Toronto and in the Greater Toronto Area, wildlife can be a nuisance to many residents, business owners,[…]

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Raccoon Problem Toronto GTA

Last Updated: May 2016 With their cute masked faces and nimble hands, raccoons are one of the most intelligent and curious species in the urban wildlife. However; the raccoon problem Toronto has been experiencing in the last decade has been nothing short of bothersome to property owners and residents. These nocturnal mammals certainly live up to[…]

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Halloween Raccoon Pest Control

Last Updated: May 2016 Autumn is a beautiful time of year in Toronto, with the leaves changing colour, the weather cooling down a bit, and signs of wildlife running around parks collecting food for hibernation. However, Halloween is the time of year you can find raccoons and other wildlife lounging around for treats. If you see a raccoon[…]

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Removing raccoons from your home

Last Updated: May 2016 Removing raccoons from your home or property is a commonly requested service, especially in Toronto GTA. Ontario has a large population of raccoons so it’s safe to get your home checked and proofed. Your property is the perfect shelter for a raccoon with heat and food supply.While good for the raccoons, this is[…]