Do Skunks Bite?

We all know that skunks can deliver a nasty-scented spray from their backside, but are skunks dangerous from the front? Skunks use their spray to mark territory and defend themselves from potential threats, but they can still cause some damage otherwise. Skunk Defenses Generally speaking, most [...]

2022-01-10T11:46:15-05:00September 10th, 2021|Animal Diseases, Wildlife Removal|Comments Off on Do Skunks Bite?

Identifying Signs of Rabies in Wild Animals

Rabies is a disease that affects mammals. Generally, it is spread through a bite from an infected animal. The rabies virus affects the central nervous system of an infected mammal. Prolonged illness from the disease can result in paralysis, brain damage, and death. The disease is [...]

2022-01-10T11:51:13-05:00August 9th, 2021|Animal Diseases|Comments Off on Identifying Signs of Rabies in Wild Animals

Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)   The corona Viruses are a large family of viruses that can cause cold-like illnesses in people while others cause illness in animals such as bats, canine and feline animals. This could happen with raccoons and squirrels, which hasn’t been [...]

2022-01-10T12:17:24-05:00March 19th, 2020|Animal Diseases, Seasonal, Wildlife Removal|Comments Off on Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

Raccoon Latrines

Raccoons defecate in communal sites, much like humans. Just like we try to limit our waste activities to the bathroom, raccoons tend to pick out a spot to use as the bathroom together. These spots are referred to as Raccoon Latrines. Common Latrine Sites Raccoons will [...]

2022-01-10T12:23:07-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Animal Diseases, Wildlife Removal|Comments Off on Raccoon Latrines

Summer Bats

Bats can be a real nuisance to homeowners, but they can be especially difficult in the summertime, when the days are longer. In the summer, bat sightings are more prevalent as they may start flying around before nightfall. As more people spend time outside in the [...]

2022-01-10T12:27:26-05:00July 12th, 2019|Animal Diseases, Seasonal, Wildlife Removal|Comments Off on Summer Bats

Zombie Raccoons

Zombie Raccoons? It might sound crazy, but it is more possible than you may think. Raccoons, when infected with diseases can exhibit incredibly weird behaviors. There is one disease that causes raccoons to act like the living dead.  Raccoon distemper is an incurable disease that causes [...]

2022-01-10T12:34:38-05:00June 15th, 2018|Animal Diseases, Wildlife Removal|Comments Off on Zombie Raccoons
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