Squirrels are very adaptable and can fit through a hole the size of a baseball. Most active at dawn and dusk Grey squirrels feed every day, even in winter they do not hibernate as they are unable to conserve enough energy to survive. Their extremely diverse meal staples include beechnuts, acorns, bugs, grapes, bird eggs, birds, grass and amphibians. They sometimes display cannibalistic tendencies feeding on members of their own species.
Squirrels can be destructive to homes and properties, chewing holes in roofs, vents and fascia, chewing electrical wires and leaving behind nests and waste.
Squirrels are very adaptable and can fit through a hole the size of a baseball.
Squirrels are generally small rodents with slender bodies, bushy tails and large eyes. Their short fur is usually grey, black or sometimes reddish.
Squirrels in Ontario like to make nests in the forest using leaves and perched on branches close to the trunks of trees or within cavities in tree trunks. They also build nests in attics of homes and buildings particularly during baby season.
We always try to find the most humane and least stressful options in removing the nuisance animals. Sometimes different animals, pests or situations may require different solutions. We are always prepared for whatever wildlife or pest issue you have.