Raccoons! Oh Those Crazy, Curious Raccoons!

  Raccoons and Their Curious Danger Having been in the wildlife control business for a while now, I have seen my fair share of crazy situations that raccoons can get themselves into.  Raccoons are very opportunistic animals and their constant search for food and...

Wildlife Viewing in the USA

If you are planning a vacation somewhere in the US, here is a great site that allows you to search the best spots in each state for viewing wildlife.  Many of these are definitely on my bucket list! http://www.wildlifeviewingareas.com/

Rabies in Raccoons and Other Mammals

My dog was recently attacked by a rabid raccoon.  I heard some commotion coming from the bushes and I ran over to see what was going on.  The dog came out of the bushes with a raccoon hanging off the ground from her neck.  I managed to scare the raccoon off the dog...

Building a Hibernaculum

Here is an excellent video showing how to build a backyard hibernaculum for reptiles, amphibians, and insects. Perfect for building near backyard ponds and streams to help these creatures survive the cold...

Skunk Breeding Begins in February

The time of year has almost arrived when the striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) begins its breeding season.  The skunk breeding season usually starts in February and can run into April depending on weather conditions.  Females that are impregnated early in the season...

Schedule Raccoon Removal and Proofing

It’s that time of year again.  Raccoons are beginning their mating season.  Male raccoons have begun their search for females.  Once the male and female mate, the female gives birth and raises the young without any help from the males. Now that raccoons are...