DATE POSTED: January 19, 2017
Woodchucks are a type of rodent and are often called groundhogs. They are quite adorable, but they can be very destructive to your property, causing major damage to your lawn, your garden, and other plants around your home.
DATE POSTED: December 26, 2016
Squirrels are a common woodland creature here in South Portland. In fact, they are so common that we barely take notice of them when they scamper through our yard or scurry across the telephone wires above our driveway. We may glance quickly at them if we happen to catch them jumping from branch to branch in the back yard, but we usually don’t give these pests a second thought. Well, unless…
DATE POSTED: November 10, 2016
Like most of you, I enjoy watching the small furry creatures of the forest go about their daily lives. Squirrels jumping branch to branch, chipmunks chasing each other, and raccoons grabbing for treats inside logs or out of a creek can all be quite entertaining to watch. Wild animals such as these will bring a smile to your face until they have made their home habitat right behind yours. As cute…
DATE POSTED: October 26, 2016
If you see the unmistakable skunk walking around your yard you have more to worry about than the potential for a stinky visitor in your Connecticut home. Skunks are generally nocturnal animals, so if you see them out and about in the day time you may want to be even more cautious as it may be a sign the skunk is rabid.
DATE POSTED: October 13, 2016
This morning, I sat down at my computer with my coffee, much like I do every morning. Surfing the net, I came upon an article about a raccoon that had moved in with a family after falling out of a tree as a baby and breaking its leg. Not only did the raccoon move in with the family, but the family also had two dogs that this fella quickly befriended, and they made him one of their own. The raccoon…