Category: Wildlife

Rabid raccoons in Ontario: minimize the risk

Rabid raccoons in Ontario: minimize the risk

Ontario confirmed that there has been 71 case of rabid raccoons and 19 cases of rabid skunks in the Hamilton area between December and late April. After the outbreak in Hamilton, Ontario cities warn their citizens to keep safe distance from raccoons and other urban wildlife. While the origins of the outbreak are unknown, Chris […]

Squirrel

Squirrel squirrel removal

Identification The most common squirrel in the area is the eastern grey squirrel and as the name suggests you would think it would have predominantly grey fur. They can be brown, black and have very noticeable white underbellies or hardly noticeable at all. The black fur is a melanistic form which changes in different geographic […]

Skunk

Skunk skunk humane removal

Identification Skunks are pretty hard to miss identify with their black and white colouring and large puffy tail, but even if you were visually impaired you would be able to smell them coming with the musty odor they emit from their two anal glands.  They are about the size of a house cat and can […]

Raccoons

Raccoons raccoon removal

Identification– Raccoons are grey in colour with a black mask that covers their eyes. They have five to eight light to dark rings that alternate on their tail. Their back legs are longer than their front legs giving the hunched over appearance when they walk or run. They have five fingers on their front and […]

Mice

Mice mice removal

Identification   The house mouse can range in colour from grey to brown/black and is generally 5-7 inches in length. Their droppings are a ¼ of an inch, black and rice shaped. Usually you can find their feces concentrated in nesting and breeding areas as well as were they have been foraging. Mice are nocturnal […]