Typical Damage/Nuisance Caused:

Raccoons make their homes in attics, on smokeshelves in chimneys, and under houses or decks. They will dig and eat out of garbage cans.

Raccoons will tear up yards for grubs and other insects. They carry roundworm in their feces that can be harmful to humans.

Raccoons are on the rabies alert list in Michigan and should be handled by professionals if they have come into your home or business.

Quick Facts:

Raccoons are very adaptable animals; able to climb, swim, and dig to find food and shelter. They will eat both meat and vegetables, fresh or old.

Raccoons have found city and urban areas very appealing with all of the abundant garbage for food and man-made structures for shelter.