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What You Need To Know About The Pacific Northwest Opposum

What You Need To Know About The Pacific Northwest Opposum

Is it an opossum or a possum? In the Pacific Northwest, we have Virginia opossums, also known as possums. They arrived in Washington state in the early 1900s when they were considered novelties and pets. Now, they inhabit most urban and suburban environments within...

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Raccoon Horror Stories From Vancouver Washington

Raccoon Horror Stories From Vancouver Washington

Raccoons can be either be seen as cute and furry or an absolute threat to one's home and pets. It’s hard to dismiss those little beady eyes covered with the bandit-looking mask and pointy little nose that pokes out through the trees, over a fence, or at our back door....

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Are Moles A Problem In Washington State

Are Moles A Problem In Washington State

Washington State is home to three species of moles. The moles that are most commonly seen causing a problem to your landscape however are the Townsends mole and the Pacific mole. Both of these species can cause serious damage to home landscapes.  The Townsend Mole The...

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7 Interesting Facts About NW Squirrels

7 Interesting Facts About NW Squirrels

Depending on the person, squirrels can either be cute and fun to watch or a complete nuisance. Living in the Pacific NW there are plenty of squirrels around; many of which are scurrying up trees in your own backyard. If you take the time to watch them you will quickly...

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Get To Know The Pacific NW’s Nutria

Get To Know The Pacific NW’s Nutria

Nutria are often mistaken for beavers, muskrats or even rats. Though we understand the similarities, Nutria are unique to themselves from any of the species mentioned above. Let’s get to know more about the Pacific NW’s Nutria. What Are Nutria? Most Nutria are...

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Will Homeowners Insurance Pay For Raccoon Damage?

Will Homeowners Insurance Pay For Raccoon Damage?

Homeowners policies are unique to the holders of the policy and the insurance companies they go through. Knowing what your insurance policy covers is essential in ensuring that any property or damage to the home is covered. If you’re concerned that your home may need...

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