Toxicity of Raccoon Urine & How to Remove the Smell

Based on your viewpoint, raccoons are either adorable little critters in bandit masks or they're vermin who cause only damage and obliteration. Love them or hate them, understanding their conduct, including how raccoons assign and mark territory, will push you to either pull in or repulse them. 

What does raccoon pee smell like? 

Raccoons have solid smelling urine that can be distinguished from inside the house, also their feces, which is equally foul and solid smelling. They tear through insulation, tangling it down, and causing huge damage. They destroy attic fans, rooftop vents, peak vents, and that's only the tip of the iceberg.

It raccoon urine toxic? 

Raccoons transmit a parasitic disease, roundworm. And keeping in mind that this disease doesn't influence them, it may be risky for people, having the option to cause neurological damage and even death. The raccoons discharge this parasitic worm and its eggs in their feces. Whenever exposed to these eggs, we can get contaminated. The roundworm eggs ousted by raccoons are incredibly flexible and can endure extraordinary temperatures, both cold and hot. When the eggs dry, they become airborne. 

We can get roundworm either by contacting the feces with our hands or by taking in sullied dust particles once the eggs are airborne. Even though as not as risky as the roundworm, raccoon feces may also contain giardia, a flagellated parasite that also presents a threat to us. Raccoon urine is similarly hazardous and can transmit a bacterial disease that represents a significant threat to our kidney functionality leptospirosis. 

Raccoons can shed Leptospirosis in their urine and discharges. Exposure of these discharges to open injuries or orally can make disease people. Different Diseases: Other bacterial diseases, (for example, Salmonella or E. Coli), growth and uncommon parasites can also be a hazard for disease in people. 

How to dispose of raccoon pee smell? 

If you believe there's a danger of either an individual or a pet coming into contact with the feces, clean it. Regardless of whether a raccoon poops in the pool, the chlorine won't execute roundworm eggs. If however,  you don't clean feces in the attic, it's likely to draw in bugs, maybe future creatures and the roundworm spores live quite a while. But on the other hand, there's a decent possibility nothing could ever occur, since you don't contact the feces up there. 

All raccoon exposures including nibbles and scratches should be examined by a doctor and answered to Public Health. Raccoon exposures to pets should be accounted for to the Public Health Veterinarian. 


Vaccinate cats, dogs, and ferrets to ensure them against rabies; consider inoculating dogs for leptospirosis. 

Proper removal, disinfection, and other required strategies include an experienced professional having complete knowledge of what must be done when taking care of Raccoons. Raccoons and their squanders are more than a basic nuisance, so don't compromise and bet with the health of your family, handle the issue professionally. 

Lastly, these steps should be accompanied by proper cleaning and clearing strategies, like insulation repair and attic restoration, based upon the severity of contamination. This will help ensure that your home stays safe for you and your family.


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