Difference Between Distemper & Rabies for Raccoons?

Answer Distemper and rabies are both viral diseases that may infect raccoons. If you encounter a raccoon that appears ill, it is important to know the difference between these two seemingly similar diseas... Read More »

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Can you give raccoons distemper shots?

On One Hand: Distemper Shots EffectiveAccording to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, "raccoons can acquire canine distemper, a viral disease that infects foxes, coyotes, skunks and unvacc... Read More »

Rabies in Raccoons & Saliva?

Rabies is an infection that is contracted from exposure to an infected animal. It has long been widely feared because it affects the central nervous system and can be fatal. Rabies infections have ... Read More »

I have a fig tree and every year the raccoons eat ALL the figs. How can I keep the raccoons off my figs?

I had the same problem with animals eating my figs. My dad built a cage around it(wood frame, plastic netting). It helped to some extent. But birds would manage to get in there and then are too ... Read More »

How to Find Out If My Kittens Have Distemper?

Distemper (Panleukopenia) is a highly contagious viral feline disease akin to the deadly parvovirus in dogs. This virus can quickly prove fatal to kittens. Vaccinations are the best way to prevent ... Read More »