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Raccoons Are Not Friendly

We all want to keep ourselves and families safe from threats that may come our way. Raccoons are an unpredictable animal. They look cute and cuddly, but they are a nuisance pest. They don't care if they damage your home or building in order to enter it. They will vacate that location as long as they are not bothered and have a food source nearby.

It is extremely important to do the remediation process if you have had a raccoon in your attic or building. Raccoons feces is highly toxic to humans. They can carry Baylisascaris Procyonis which is a raccoon roundworm. It's a parasite that lives in the intestines and is transferred from the animal to human or pet when come in contact with it.

Another disease is Giardiasis which is an infection that raccoons carry and can be transferred to water, soil, and other surfaces. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that is transferred through raccoon's urine. This disease can be transferred through open wounds. The carry Listeriosis which is a bacterial infection that causes serious illnesses such as sepsis, meningitis or encephalitis. They also can carry salmonella or E. Coli, fungis and rare parasites.

If you have seen a raccoon enter your home or have heard noises in your attic, give Elite Wildlife Removal a call at 804-867-7184. Our friendly staff will be more than happy to work with you regarding your nuisance wildlife needs.

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