Raccoons

Raccoon Fast Facts

June 12, 2014 By
They’re great climbers. They can climb 50 feet vertically with ease. They also swim well. They don’t hibernate. They can, however, sleep for extended periods if it’s cold outside. They can handle winter. Raccoons have a dense underfur, which accounts... Read more»
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Raccoonology: Bye-Bye, Bandit Raccoons

June 12, 2014 By
At Animal Doctor, we regularly trap and remove raccoons at residential and commercial locations. We recommend the homeowner, or facility manager at a commercial site to stay clear of doing this work themselves. Raccoons are aggressive and will attack humans.... Read more»
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Embrace the Wild Side: A nuisance wildlife expert shares control tips

July 10, 2013 By
Wildlife control and pest management share many important similarities. Both require superior customer service and attention to detail. Both need skilled technicians capable of adapting to new environments and adjusting to new challenges presented by pest species. Yet despite their... Read more»
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Photo: Mark E. Dotson

A Day in the Life of a WMP

February 1, 2009 By
By: Mark E. Dotson Editor’s Note: This is Part III of WMP Mark Dotson’s chronicle of a typical day. In the last issue (WMP, December 2008, pg. 20), Mark finished before lunch by releasing an angry skunk. I documented my paperwork and... Read more»
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