do squirrels transmit rabies

Do squirrels transmit rabies?

Squirrels transmit a great many bacterial, viruses and even parasites but one thing that is very uncommon for squirrels is to have rabies. The event can happen and rarely does but squirrels are not a common species for rabies and do not frequently become infected and even more rarely infects a human. Now don’t get excited and start planning your new squirrel pet. You cant because its illegal to keep a squirrel as a pet in Canada and it is also illegal to kill them.  Have squirrels you want to get rid of? Contact Squirrel Removal Toronto for all your squirrel problems!

If you have squirrels in your yard then the best way to be rid of them is to store your garbage in a sealed and locked container, preferably in your garage with a tightly fitting garage door that closely meets the ground. You should also cover all gardens, not just vegetable gardens but flower gardens and fruit trees as well. This will help prevent squirrels from coming to your property to eat and spreading disease in their way. 

If you have a squirrel in your home then you need to take serious action. The squirrel may have had children in your attic which would make the removal process much more difficult. Instead of doing it on your own you can call Squirrel Control. Our technicians are fully trained in handling wildlife infestations like this and can help you get rid of your issue within a week, with a 2-year warranty on all our work. We can come to your property and inspect the home for entry points, seal them and attach a one-way door to the main entrance the animal is using. The squirrel will be able to leave the attic humanely and safely but will not be able to get back in. We can even replace your attic insulation.

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