ANIMALS WITH RABIES

Five Suburban Species Bringing Rabies into Your Backyard!

Five Suburban Species Bringing Rabies into Your Backyard!  Rabies is a deadly viral infection that almost always proves fatal in the absence of prompt medical care. It can be transmitted via any bodily fluid of an infected animal, but most human cases stem from bites. Post-exposure treatment will give you a good chance of recovery, but the necessary treatment – including thorough, painful cleaning of … Continue reading Five Suburban Species Bringing Rabies into Your Backyard!

Tips for Keeping Raccoons Off Your Property

Tips for Keeping Raccoons Off Your Property – And Out of Your Attic   Raccoons may be cute when they are playing in the stream, but they are decidedly less adorable when they are rooting through your garbage can. If you have emerged from the house in the early morning hours to find an upturned garbage can and a garbage-strewn garage, you are not alone. Raccoons … Continue reading Tips for Keeping Raccoons Off Your Property

What to Do When You Find Baby Raccoons in Your Yard

What to Do When You Find Baby Raccoons in Your Yard   As the summer winds down, you might discover a nest of young animals in your yard, particularly in an out-of-the-way area such as underneath the porch or deck. If they are quite young, you might wonder what type of animal they are so that you know how to handle the situation. Raccoons are … Continue reading What to Do When You Find Baby Raccoons in Your Yard