Can Squirrels Attack Your pets?

Can Squirrels Attack Your pets?

Squirrels are complicated creatures. Evolution made them cute and adorable so that humans would walk up to them and pet them, however, evolution also made the squirrel aggressive, territorial and filled with diseases like tularaemia. They can seriously harm a person if they consider the infiltrator in their territory so stay away from them when…

Can squirrel damage aluminum fascia capping

Can squirrel damage aluminum fascia capping

What is Fascia? Facia is the strip of wood, metal or vinyl that protects the drip edge of the roof and provides cover for the soffits. If the facia is made out of wood it can be damaged by the weather, if it is made from metal it can rust. Most people opt for the…

Can a squirrel be rabid?

Can a squirrel be rabid?

Squirrels are many things, a frustration, aggressive and territorial, a pest, a rodent and a protected animal under Canadian Law. So they cannot be killed like a normal pest as mice or rats can be. Instead, they have to be removed humanely, and not just them, but their babies as well. This is because the…

Are squirrels vermin like rats and mice?

Are squirrels vermin like rats and mice?

Rats and mice are rodents, they are considered vermin and pests. They are legal to kill and the government and humane society do not care how you choose to do it. They are pests of the highest order and must be exterminated with extreme prejudges. Squirrels however are nothing like mice and rats. For one,…

Are Squirrels territorial?

Are Squirrels territorial?

Squirrels are small and innocuous. They seem to be just a bunch of rodents running around looking for nuts but that is not the case. Squirrels are hyper-aggressive and viciously territorial. If you find one staring at you they do not want to be pet or be your friend. They are eyeing you as a…

Are squirrels territorial in nature?

Are squirrels territorial in nature?

Squirrels appear to be a boon to the ecological state of the world. They seem to be a bother to no one and a helpful animal that seeds the earth with thousands of nuts that allow trees like the oak tree to spread its seed over a kilometre. Many forests exist because of these foraging…

Are squirrels protected in Ontario

Are squirrels protected in Ontario?

Squirrels are rodents. Most people are unaware of this fact but the reality is that squirrels are rodents with all of the customary qualities that go with it. Rodent teeth are very unusual in that they continue to grow throughout the rodent’s life, this is the case for squirrels in that they must continuously chew…

Are squirrel repellants effective 

Are squirrel repellants effective 

Squirrels are very agile, they live high up in the trees and are very hard to access. While there may be a swath of repellents that you can use the fact that the squirrels are often so high up that they will not even see or smell it can cause some major issues. There are…

what to do about squirrel in walls

What to do about squirrel in walls?

Squirrels are notorious for getting in where they don’t belong. Attics, basements, garages, sheds and even into your walls. While in there they will tear up your insulation, chew on your wood and wires and even break holes in your drywall. They are real terror and they can also cause serious health hazards with their…

what do babie squirrels eat

What do baby squirrels eat?

Baby squirrels are very adorable as long as they are not in your attic with their mother, making a mess of the place and leaving trails of feces and urine. But the babies are very cute.  Have squirrels you want to get rid of? Contact Squirrel Removal Toronto for all your squirrel problems! A baby…