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Racoon Animal Traps

Raccoons are easily frightened from our gardens, but can become very aggressive when a femal is protecting her litter.  They have been known to inflict wounds on even large dogs that were fatal. Raccoons like skunks can be very destructive to lawns and gardens due to their constant grubbing in search of their food source.  […]

How to Deal with Squirrel Pests

Squirrels can cause quite a bit of damage or become a simple nuisance to the homeowner when the squirrel decides to use the facility or house for their nest. Squirrels commonly will gnaw their way into attics and floor joists for food storage or to take up residence, moving into spaces in between walls and floors. They can gain access through vents, broken windows, knotholes, and construction gaps under eaves and gables. In this article we discuss ways to handle a squirrel pest problem.

Big Animal Trouble? Trapping Recommendations....

The following tips should be used when preparing to live catch your nuisance animal.

Recommendations for Trapping Wild Animals

Additional information for trapping Armadillos, Chipmunks and Opposums using Havahart traps General Trapping Tips See all our Havahart Traps available Havahart Cage Trap Model 1079 Easy to bait, set and release, this high tensile wire mesh trap is steel reinforced for long life and maximum resistance to damage. The smooth inside edges are for the […]

Coyote-Fox Replica

Coyote Replica Goose Repeller Coyote Decoy gets rid of geese at golf courses, business complexes and personal homes. Safe, humane, and effective way to get rid of your goose problems without harming a feather. The two-dimensional decoys are waterproof, photo-realistic silhouettes, and have been helping hunters for years. We have put them toward a new […]

Keeping Larger Pests of our Your Garden

While I can’t wait for the summer to feast on fresh ripe tomatoes and melons, I can always do without the disappointment of walking out to the garden to see all of my hard work trampled and tasted by area wild life.  Deer, rabbits, dogs and cats can all do their own particular type of […]

Live Animal Trapping of the Armadillo

Armadillos can become a nuisance in your lawn and garden in their constant search for their favorite food source, worms, insect larvae, pupae and other soil insects. The armadillo is fond of rooting and digging in leaf mold and other rich humus material containing high concentrations of insects. They can cause root damage to shrubs […]

Squirrel Control Solutions

See all our Havahart Traps available The Most common squirrel that is inhabiting the United States is the gray squirrel. These squirrels come in a variety of colors from pure black to pure white and all shades in between. The ideal habitat is a forest filled with oaks, beeches and hickories which provide food and […]

Keeping Larger Animals out of your Garden

While I can’t wait for the summer to feast on fresh ripe tomatoes and melons, I can always do without the disappointment of walking out to the garden to see all of my hard work trampled and tasted by area wild life.  Deer, rabbits, dogs and cats can all do their own particular type of […]

How to Make Your Havahart Trap More Successful

When you are thinking about using Live animal traps to help with your pest problem having the right trap and knowing how to set it properly will help make your trapping more successful. Havahart manufacturers a very large selection of traps in many different sizes and are specific for animal types.  Havahart® live animal traps […]

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