So keeping a dog in your yard can be a natural inexpensive safe way to deter raccoons from your property.
Baby raccoons in my backyard.
To prevent raccoons from selecting your property for shelter make the area as unappealing to them as possible.
Raccoons are creatures of opportunity if you re offering them a source of food or shelter in your backyard or behind your place of business they will graciously accept.
There are one of two reasons.
This scenario depends on how long baby has been away from mom.
A privacy fence surrounding your yard may not be enough to keep a raccoon out if it s dead set on getting into your trash or pet food.
Dogs can be trained to chase raccoons away from your yard.
Call a wildlife removal company to assist you with raccoon and baby raccoon removal.
Method 1 of 3.
The only ways to truly keep raccoons out of your garden are to trap them and release them far away or to build an electric fence around your garden.
A crafty way to prevent raccoons from digging through your rubbish is by tying the ends with a bungee cord or installing a raccoon proof lock.
Baby was left all alone or was stuck in some way and mom left him behind.
These pests can easily scale fences in seconds and baby raccoons can squeeze through any holes or cracks that are as small as three inches.
Trying natural repellents 1.
If baby is healthy it s worth trying to reunite just in case mom is still coming back to check for him.
Mother raccoons have been known to tear through a wall to get to a baby.
Although they will instinctively do that when they see one around.
Raccoon excrement often contains raccoon roundworm a parasite capable of killing humans.
So the bigger the better in this case.
These animals establish nearby latrines where they dispose of waste.
Raccoons prefer darker and quiet spaces with a nearby food source.
The trees in your yard may hang over the roof of your home granting pesky raccoons access to your interior.
To keep them from coming in you can install outdoor lights play music and ensure.
However if you leave raccoons no reason to pay you a visit they will leave you and your yard your trash cans your shed your vegetable garden and your attic alone.
However raccoons can scare small or medium dogs.
Raccoons in your back yard can cause cosmetic damage to property but more concerning is their ability to spread disease.
Rake discarded vegetation and cut back shrubs.