The answer area yes and no! This is because moles are more dangerous to their habitat than to other animals and humans. Moles are not known to be dangerous to pets or even humans. Moles resemble rats and will at some point behave like rats found in homes. However, you can easily tell moles from rats by their foul odor and slowness, moles don’t walk as fast as rats. They also have a unique velvety gray coat.

Moles can be mischievous, especially as they do their business at night and will steal from the human. They will drag with them groceries from the house such as cakes, soaps, toothpastes and sponges.

This five to nine inch rodent does not bite, but when disturbed it will fight to protect itself. And it will bite. A mole bite can be fatal because moles can be infected with rabies. If a household pet is attacked by a mole, you may end up with a rabies virus that gradually leads to paralysis and will lead to the death of your pet. Moles also bite humans, so it is advisable to be careful when walking on the grass, especially at night, as at this time the moles are looking for food and you could trip over them, stepping on a mole could cause a mole bite. Pets will want to play with a mole and it’s a good idea to keep them away from moles to avoid getting bitten by moles. However, moles are afraid of some pets. A cat, for example, is not a friend of the mole; a mole will not take cat litter and will run away from a cat, in fact, if the mole sees a cat frequently, it is likely that he will run off the lawn.

Mole holes are more dangerous in lawns because they cause molehills and your pet may be tempted to dig the tunnels while chasing or trying to play with the mole. More interference with tunnels leads to more destruction of your lawn and will make it look ugly. Your pets will pick up on the bad behavior of digging up lawn and flower garden dirt from moles. It is advisable to train pets that the activity of moles on the lawn is not adequate so that they do not continue doing it.

The burrowing of moles will attract other burrowing animals such as mice: white and house mice and flies. These rodents will use the mole tunnels and this will lead to a lawn manifested by all kinds of rodents, the installation of a mole means that the other rodents will enter the lawn and use the mole holes as a home and the new animals will continue to forage for food in your lawn and garden.

Therefore, we can conclude by saying that moles pose little danger to pets directly; the other destructive activities are those that are dangerous to humans and the environment.