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Durham Region

Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control
687 Sugar Maple Cres, Unit A, Whitby, ON


PROUDLY SERVING • Ajax, Bowmanville, Durham, Oshawa, Pickering, Whitby

Situated in the Greater Toronto Area, the Durham Region can be found just east of the city of Toronto. It represents a very interesting mix of residential, commercial and rural land that is ideal for living, working, exploring, and enjoying nature. This unique environment provides many trails and natural parks for those that love to enjoy an active lifestyle and also consists of many family friendly attractions.

What Awaits You in Durham?

The Durham Region has so much to uncover as it incorporates a total of eight unique area municipalities. Each municipality offers something interesting and completely new to discover, be it Ajax, Bowmanville, Etobicoke, North York, Oshawa, Pickering, Rexdale, Scarborough or Whitby. If you don’t happen to own a car or other personal mode of transport, you can have fun exploring the region via a number of excellent transit systems. Toronto, for example, is easily accessible from Clarington through the GO Transit, though you can also opt for a bicycle trip as a laidback way of getting to know the surrounding bicycle-friendly communities.

A plethora of different fun and interesting activities await visitors to Durham. Arts and culture are significant in this part of the country as you’ll find a number of live theatre performances, museums, and galleries throughout the region. You’ll also be able to rest easy at any of the many welcoming accommodations in the area. A wide range of restaurants await visitors as well thanks to experienced chefs serving their specialties in first-class establishments, and you can opt between a luxurious fine dining experience or simply exploring the diverse bistro and café culture in Durham.

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Wildlife in Durham

You’d think that a popular tourist area like Durham creates a deterrent for wildlife, but that is not the case. Wildlife has boldly moved into urban centres in recent years and has been able to thrive remarkably. Both homes and businesses are often plagued by wildlife taking up residency within crawl spaces, attics and other areas of a home. Native wildlife species you might encounter in such cases include brown bats, squirrels, raccoons and skunks. The most important thing to remember is that humane removal methods are essential in dealing with such situations in order to free your home from these invaders.

The reason behind these wildlife species often creating problems for home and business owners is the fact that they have adapted to human life remarkably well. This has resulted in them not being afraid to enter a home or spend time around humans. It needs to be said that this is a big problem as wildlife can be very harmful to humans. It can be very damaging and pose health hazards for your family members and pets, which is why you need to act immediately if you notice signs of an infestation.

Need Professional Help With Wildlife? Get in Touch With Skedaddle

The absolute best course of action is to contact the experts at Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control and have their professionally trained and experienced technicians work their magic. Skedaddle technicians will examine your home to find the pest entry points, identify the pest in question and then formulate a plan of humane exclusion, as well as future-proofing your home against subsequent re-entry. Remember that Skedaddle is committed to humane animal control services with more than 30 years of experience and in excess of 200,000 satisfied homeowners to prove it. Get In touch with Skedaddle’s local office for assistance if you have a Durham pest control problem.


About the author:Founder of Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control in 1989. Canada's largest urban wildlife removal and exclusion company. Industry leader and pioneer. Split, Scram, Scoot! However you want to say it, Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control has helped over 200,000 home owners and businesses safely and effectively resolve their wildlife issues. Happy to discuss business and franchising opportunities

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Andre Neveu, May 9, 2018

Andrew and his crew were a pleasure to deal with from start to finish. They provided excellent fast service and some great advice along the way. Best part of all is the piece of mind knowing they backed up there workmanship with a lifetime warranty!