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Backyard Wildlife-Proofing

Many of us have all kinds of wildlife in our neighborhoods.  In our local area, well over 50% of our community has coyotes and just about 100% with raccoons, opossums and various rodents.  Many of these animals can do physical harm to our pets, yards,  homes and other structures.  Outdoor cages/aviaries are at risk of predation.  Also, there are the medical risks of disease and parasites being brought in and even some of those can do harm to us!!  As an added caveat, although opossums can be scary looking and frighten us, they actually do not carry diseases that our pets can get, unlike the other visitors.  Here are some helpful hints to make your yard more secure and safe:

Foolproof steps for a wildlife-proof backyard