Category Archives: Deer, Armadillo, Raccoons

Armadillos – 5 Interesting Facts

Armadillos are among the most unique looking animals likely to be encountered in North America.  The name “Armadillo” means “The Little Armoured One” in Spanish and refers to the animal’s segmented leathery protective shell that covers its back from the base … Continue reading

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Raccoon Invading Your Space? Here is what to do!

Mice are a tricky pest to get rid of because they are so small, but a great big raccoon can be a lot easier to keep out due to its size. On the other hand, they are extremely smart and … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming – Watch Out for These Animal Problems

Winter is Coming – Watch Out for These Animal Problems As if the snow and cold of winter weren’t problem enough. There are always additional animal pest problems that come with the season, and here are the 3 big ones … Continue reading

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Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Raccoons

The raccoon is an omnivore with a diet that depends on its environment. Their diet may consist of fruits, nuts, berries, rodents, insects, crayfish and in urban environments it often feeds on garbage. Raccoons live in tree cavities or burrows … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Beat the Winter Gardening Blues

For much of the United States the months of December through March are cold, gray and can be brutal.  The harsh winter weather makes it easy to understand folks suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder and just plain old cabin fever. … Continue reading

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Are Armadillos Dangerous?

What is an Armadillo? Armadillos are small nocturnal omnivorous mammal that have long sharp claws that they use for digging and a body covered in bony plates known as scutes.  Armadillos likely originated in the jungles of South America and … Continue reading

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Help! Why Is There a Raccoon in My Yard?

Raccoons are the masked bandits of the urban world. They are famous for surviving in cities and suburbs by digging through garbage. They are also known to be major pests that can cause damage to your home and property. If … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About Armadillos and How to Get Rid of Them

The nine banded armadillo is the only armadillo found in the United States, and its range is expanding. This means they may soon be coming to a yard near you! Currently, these armadillos can be found throughout the South and … Continue reading

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3 Dangers of Having Raccoons around Your Home and How to Get Rid of Them

If you have raccoons living in or around your home, you need to take steps to get rid of them. They present a number of risks to you and your family. Three common dangers that they present to people include … Continue reading

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Raccoon Spring Behavior and How It Effects Homeowners

Many American urban homeowners face the raccoon menace. These animals not only dig up plants and destroy gardens, but also enter homes to rummage through trash cans, thereby causing a mess. Since they rest during the day, and go in … Continue reading

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