The Most Common Humane Wildlife Control Methods

21Wildlife infestation in human homes is very common in urban settlements. Raccoons, rodents, birds, bats, and skunks are the most common types of wildlife that love seeking refuge in human settlements. In urban areas, these creatures have a big challenge in finding a suitable place they can call home. They finally secure a shelter in human homes. More often, you will find these animals sheltering in any hollow and warm spaces or pockets in your homes, e g. chimneys, attics, or inside walls.

The creatures appear very attractive when they are in the wild. However, they’ll lose their attractiveness and become a big nuisance when they start invading your property. Their invasion makes your home unattractive because they might bring in unwanted litter and awful aromas. The animals can also invade your garden and destroy crops. Wildlife manifestation can lead to long-term massive property destruction that is why you need to get raccoon removal Mississauga. Below are several wildlife control methods that can help in combating property destruction by wildlife infestation provided by. Continue reading

Danger of Pigeon Droppings for Your Property and Garden

Pigeon-RemovalWhat damage can pigeon droppings cause to my property and garden? While it is not unknown to many that pigeon droppings can be unsanitary and unhealthy for people, it is less commonly known that pigeon droppings can also pose many risks to plants, other animals and sometimes even sometimes serious safety hazards. We addressed our concerns to local pigeon removal experts and there is what they answered “If a person owns a garden, it is very important that the person calls their local animal control right away when he or she begins to notice signs of pigeons living on or near the person’s home or close to the person’s garden.” They also pointed out why pigeon droppings can be dangerous.

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happy raccoonRaccoons have adjusted perfectly for the city setting and their communities continue to increase daily. Times were doubled several by urban raccoon populations in recent years as city raccoons live longer and type more effectively. Raccoons are indigenous to North America wooded areas now to north American cities. They’re regarded as bright intelligent creatures, residing in households and display sex specific behavior. According to, they are known to cause disturbances to homeowners as this is the time of year they give birth to their young ones. They do so mostly in attics and sheds in urban areas. Continue reading

What you Should Know about Animal Control Services

Animal Control ServicesWild creatures could be harmful in several methods, from spreading illness to targeting both grownups and children. Having a crazy creature difficulty in your home or community could be a pain for everybody. Animal control services can take care of your condition securely for you in addition to the creature that’s creating the issue.

You should look after the difficulty in a method when a live animal gets on your home. We asked a Raccoon Removal Service in Toronto for some input. They do what’s called humane wildlife trapping. These skilled experts are prepared in holding and safely removing creatures that may become a pain like raccoons, skunks, snakes, opossums and additional. Continue reading


black_squirrelSquirrels are very adaptable creatures and are known to populate urban areas across North America just like they do Toronto. According to the technicians from squirrel removal Toronto Services by, they are known to live up to 20 years in cities where food and shelter can be found easily. Most of them reproduce twice a year; from late winter to early spring and again in mid-summer to early autumn. Squirrel gestation period lasts for just over a month days and have litters with an average size of two to five young.

Mom squirrels are very protective of the young and if threatened have been known to attack people and pets. It really is not unusual for a mother squirrel to have several nests at once; this can help with the distribution of food for their young. Nests are usually seen in the crowns of trees, high above the earth to protect the young from predators. Squirrel can cause problems when they place their nests in attics, roofs, and other areas in and around peoples property.

Nature squirrel predators include hawks, foxes, weasels, minks, raccoons, skunks, snakes, owls, ravens, domestic dogs and cats. Squirrels are active during the sleep and day through the night. They do not hibernate over winter.

A squirrel’s natural habitat is in hardwood or mixed woods where nuts (their food source) are seen in abundance. They will have adapted very well to city life because of the creation of bird feeders. Eliminating this food source should encourage the animals to go on, since we all know that squirrels are naturally attracted to bird feeders.

To avoid getting squirrels living in your attic, you need to make sure you seal all entry points. Any open vents or holes in a chimney or house roof must be fixed with 1.25cm mesh hardware cloth or sheet metal that surpasses at least 15cm beyond the hole. Check the place for loose roof vents, rotten or loose soffits, loose shingles and also have them repaired immediately, if not, you might be inviting some unwanted guest.

Overhanging tree limbs also needs to be trimmed straight back. Squirrels are a brick wall can be scaled by great climbers who with great ease. They will have been known to nest on apartment balconies which can be 20 storeys above the ground. If you see a squirrel in your balcony, check again in 24 hours, if it really is still there, look at our checklist of preventative wildlife measures for humane methods to encourage the squirrel to leave.




little-brown-batDid you know that a single brown bat can eat 600 mosquitoes in 1 hour? Incredible isn’t it.

Certain Bats are helpful, including the little brown bats that are most common in Toronto.

According to Toronto bat removal professionals, a colony of just 150 big brown bats can aid farmers by eating up to 18 million or more root worms each summer.

This saves gardens from damage, and prevents the spread of diseases that mosquitoes can carry.

Bats are bugging you?

  • This 3 chamber bat box can hold up to 40 bats. That’s 240,000 mosquitoes a night.
  • Placing this box 12-18 ft in the air, south bound will attract bats to your area.
  • It can be painted or stained but also is more natural when the weather gets to it.
  • Bats are the slowest reproducing mammal in the world and could use your help.


Northern_CardinalMany Toronto residents feed wild birds. In fact studies show that one in every four people are feeding birds.

One reason for feeding is very simple. Birds are beautiful to look at. Virtually nowhere else in nature can one see such color and variety; Northern Cardinals with their bright red colours, Northern Flickers with the dotted plumage, or the brilliant dominant Red-Tailed Hawks flying in the city skies.

Some people feed because of the lost connection to nature. There is a sense of tranquility and order to knowing that no matter what is happening in our busy world, the birds are still going about their lives as they have for centuries.

Northern FlickerWhat a wonderful way to start your day, watching and knowing that the birds feeding from your feeder are thriving because you have given them a good breakfast to start their busy day.

On average birds get a 20 % daily calorie intake from bird seed. Birds have a very high metabolism and need to eat a well-balanced diet. Birds will seek a lot of food sources in your area such as; fruits, nuts, insects, seeding shrubs and flowers. So, feeding or not feeding, you are not interrupting the normal routine of a bird, you are just attracting them to your yard for a better viewing.

Red-Tailed HawkOne of the nicest things about bird feeding is that it is a relaxing hobby that can be done at your own comfort level and involvement. Whether you’re just putting a cup full on your Platform feeder or you have a dozen or more feeders in your yard, you’re feeding the birds. It is up to you on how involved you want to get.

Feeding birds can also be a wonderful way to introduce children to the natural world. It is exciting for a child to see how they can be involved with the wild birds in our own outdoors.  What can be more fascinating than a brightly colored bird that sings beautiful songs right in your own Backyard? It can lead to a lifetime of appreciation and love of nature.


Pigeons are one of the most commonly seen birds in cities in the world. It is the same in Canada and in Toronto. They are resilient in the sense that they have adapted to urban life. They are considered a pest bird, because of the damage they cause and the diseases they carry. If you are attempting to bird watch in or near the city, pigeons will be your enemy. They invade bird feeders and crowd them out. If you have set up a feeder in your back yard, you might want to consider getting pigeon removal services before you attempt watching other wild birds.

Whatever reason you choose for feeding the birds, remember that it should be a source of enjoyment, a chance to bring the best that nature has to offer, right to your window. You will come to know your regular visitors and look forward to new comers each day. You will soon learn to love what nature has to offer in your Backyard.


backyard_deerThere are is a healthy deer population living near Toronto. Occasionally we even see them making their way in the city like the recent incident where a deer was found the city’s west end.

The season is behind us and I’ve been told that the Ontario deer herd is being mis-managed. Too many tags being handed out, two back to back hard winters and the lack of coyote hunters.

This year there are some areas putting bounties on coyotes and this is a very good thing, not to mention that we just had a major snow melt. As long as mother nature doesn’t through a curve ball for Feb then it may just be a good winter (much needed) for the whitetail deer.

deer_in_parkIf you would like to take that one step closer to helping your local herd then you should be thinking about putting in a food plot. These much needed resources can help your herd get over the winter hurdle. Food is the utmost importance when it comes to maintaining a deer herd and you need to make sure they have enough to get through the winter.

Talk to the guys in the camp and come up with a management plan for next year. You’ll be happy you did it and if there are any questions don’t hesitate to drop us a line.

Learn more on the left panel on how to fatten and grow larger deer in your area.

More info is being added regularly. Pictures and info will be added to show how you can improve your sightings of deer.