It is often a beautiful sight to watch birds in flight or frequenting the town square or a tourist location, feeding off grains scattered by passersby. However, in close proximity, birds can prove to be quite a nuisance. Whether they are simply perched on the ledge, roosting or setting up their nests, birds not only cause a ruckus by their presence, but can prove to be hazardous otherwise too. Professional bird removal services utilize nets, spikes and other means to take away their space. Read More
In some parts of the world, pigeons have proven to be such pests that they are referred to as rats with wings! Now, while those who watch pigeons from afar might find them charming, those who live in close proximity to these birds are usually the ones with a clearer picture on how troublesome they can be. They can cause a lot of damage over time and all bird pests need to be removed. Read More
A one way exclusion door is a simple, humane and effective way of getting rid of squirrels in Toronto and is preferred by many wildlife removal experts. It is used as part of a comprehensive squirrel removal plan and works well for most places squirrels like to hide including in attics, under sheds and in crawl spaces. Read More
Raccoons may appear cute and even cuddly but these animals are very capable of defending themselves from predators using their sharp teeth and strong claws. Raccoons are also good climbers allowing them to quickly get away from predators and get an access to your property and cause damage. It is recommended calling a raccoon removal company to deal with such an issue. Read More
Skunks can wreck havoc on your property whether it is digging holes in your yard or destroying your deck or shed at the entry point. The biggest problem for homeowners however is the skunk odor. Small children and pets are most vulnerable to getting sprayed although adults are equally at risk. Trapping is one of the most commonly used methods for skunk removal and a few tips may be helpful should you choose to do the skunk removal yourself. Read More
Although there are many different types of raccoon traps including the body grip trap and paw hold trap; the live cage trap is the only trap that you can legally use in Ontario to catch raccoons. It is illegal to kill or otherwise harm wildlife in Ontario. So, call your local raccoon removal Toronto company if you see a raccoon in your premises. Read More
There is no shortage of suggestions to raccoon removal in Toronto. Solutions range from the plausible such as leaving a waterproof radio outside, set to a talk show to dupe raccoons into thinking there is human activity; to the ridiculous such as spreading human hair and nails around your yard because raccoons are reportedly afraid of humans.
The truth is raccoons are highly intelligent animals and well adapted to living with humans so these tricks and hacks don’t work. The best you can do is figure out what is attracting wildlife to your yard in the first place and then eliminate or manage these attractions.
So what are raccoons attracted to? Read More
Skunk spray is one of the most potent and awful smells imaginable and is even worse when coming from inside your house. Skunk smell often has the same effects as pepper spray causing your nasal passages to constrict and making it difficult to breathe.
The smell comes from methyl mercaptan which the skunk carries in glands near its anus. The animal carries roughly a tablespoon of this oily liquid in its glands; enough to spray up to six times. Signs that a skunk is about to spray include the animal starts hissing, growling, stamps its feet, raises its tail and turns its back. Read More
Raccoons in the garage or shed are a common problem for homeowners in Toronto and are difficult to remove. Raccoons primarily find shelter in structures to breed so if you spot raccoons in January through to September, you can accurately assume that baby raccoons are also involved.