Skedaddle is proud to service the York Region which consists of nine distinct cities and towns and stretches north from Toronto to Lake Simcoe. Our technicians proudly serve Markham, Richmond, Newmarket, Vaughan, Woodbridge, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Thornhill and surrounding areas.
The diversity of the region is evident in the area’s geography, population and economic infrastructure. From natural beauty to a broad selection of resources and business opportunities, the York Region is a great place for residents to purchase a home.
All About York Region
York is strategically situated in the Toronto metropolitan area. York Region is Ontario’s second-largest business center and is home to thousands of communications firms, financial companies and universities. With many capital investment programs and funding opportunities, the area is an excellent place to start or grow a business.
Recreation is an important part of life for many York homeowners. With miles and miles of pristine forest area and urban trails, biking and hiking are popular activities with residents of all ages. Other popular outdoor activities include golfing on over 70 local courses and boating on Lake Simcoe. While all of York’s green outdoor spaces are great for fitness, it can be a problem if wildlife comes too close to homes or businesses.
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Wildlife Found in York Region
There are many opportunities to see wildlife in and around the York Region. The unique fauna of the area allows York to support a wide variety of wildlife. York also contains many ecosystems, many of which are situated within Toronto’s ravine system. The ravine system consists of rivers, streams, wetlands and forests. Many types of wildlife live within the region’s ravine system. Many other animals also live close to the city center in parks and urban green spaces. Some of the most common wildlife in the area that may be interested in your home include skunks, mice, raccoons, birds, bats, and squirrels.
The last thing you want is a family of raccoons or a wandering skunk. These unwanted neighbours can even find an empty space in your home to move into. Wildlife in your home can pose many health and safety risks. No one wants to be evicted, including furry tenants. Not only does wildlife feces carry the risk of serious illness, but these animals can become aggressive if cornered.
Contact Skedaddle Wildlife Control
If your home or yard has become a refuge for wild animals, contact Skedaddle Wildlife Control in York today. Our experienced technicians use humane, safe methods to capture and release wildlife, ensuring the safety of both your family and the animal. Contact us soon to schedule a free estimate with one of our specialists.