Category Archives: Small Animals

3 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Woodchucks

Woodchucks are common visitors to suburban lawns and gardens.  Leaving their underground burrows in the morning and evenings to feed on grasses and other vegetation, the low-to-the-ground animals can grow up to a body weight of 15 lbs or more. … Continue reading

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3 Interesting Facts About Woodchucks

Whether you call them woodchucks. groundhogs or whistle pigs the brown furry rodents are one of the most common nuisance animals in yards and gardens.  Regardless of their antics, they can cause severe damage to lawns and landscapes and when … Continue reading

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Get Rid of Possums with These Simple Tricks

Possums, though generally non-aggressive, can become a mess makers and create unsanitary conditions when they live too close to humans.  Generally nocturnal and eating a diet of insects and grubs, possums will eat trash and pet food when it is … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Squirrel Facts

Squirrels are the animal world’s acrobat.  Fast moving, a squirrel’s ability to balance on the thinnest wire is nearly unbelievable.  More, the balance of a squirrel is nearly matched by its climbing prowess!  Here are 5 very interesting facts about … Continue reading

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Top 3 Most Dreaded Spring Time Yard Pests

Spring is in the air!  That is a good thing, but it also means that in addition to the wonderful new buds and blossoms the dreaded animal pests that become active when the weather warms are on the move.  Below … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Home Safe From Pest Animals in Winter

We may see more animals out and about during the summer months, but winter is really the time of year where we have to be extra diligent about keeping animal pests out of the house. Small animals like mice, rats, … Continue reading

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Are Possums Dangerous?

Are Possums Dangerous? The opossum, otherwise known as possum, is a marsupial native to North and South America. Through colloquial knowledge, possums are known for their likelihood to be affected by and to transmit rabies. These medium-sized woodland dwellers are … Continue reading

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Dealing with Squirrels in Your Attic

Dealing with Squirrels in Your Attic When we talk about pests in the house, it can be easy to forget that there are more potential problems than the usual mice in the basement. Wildlife can get inside your house at … Continue reading

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Effective Tips for Keeping Squirrels Out of Your Birdfeeder

Effective Tips for Keeping Squirrels Out of Your Birdfeeder Squirrels are always a fun treat when they scamper around the yard, which makes it easy to forget that they can be destructive critters when they spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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Tips to Get Rid of Skunk Smell, and to Prevent it in the First Place

There’s not much worse than smelling something awful and realizing that a skunk has either sprayed you or your pet, and tracked the smell into your home or yard. Take a look at our tips for the do’s and don’t … Continue reading

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