It is important to note that behavior alone can not be a determining factor whether or not a animal is rabid. There is a period of time when the animal first contacts the disease, to when symptoms start to manifest themselves. The only sure Rabies test is preformed on the animal itself under state control.
Attempting to use a repellent for your raccoon removal solution is just entertaining to the raccoon. These so-called raccoon repellents rarely ever phase the animal at all. Some companies will attempt to sell you coyote or fox urine but it does not work. Neither does mothballs or ammonia so don’t bother.
I am often asked “How do I get rid of raccoons” The only real means of getting rid of raccoons is through trapping and removal of the animals. If you’ve got raccoons in your attic, it’s important that the wildlife control operator search for a litter of baby raccoons, and remove them by hand before trapping and removing the female raccoon.
Our raccoon removal specialists have experience working with raccoons both inside a home and out in the yard where they commonly rip apart lawns as they search for a meal of fresh grub worms. We also have a lot of raccoon trapping techniques and procedures to get raccoon out of attics, wood stoves, fireplaces, and chimneys