Category Archives: Deer, Armadillo, Raccoons

Interesting Facts About Armadillos and How to Get Rid of Them

The nine banded armadillo is the only armadillo found in the United States, and its range is expanding. This means they may soon be coming to a yard near you! Currently, these armadillos can be found throughout the South and … Continue reading

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3 Dangers of Having Raccoons around Your Home and How to Get Rid of Them

If you have raccoons living in or around your home, you need to take steps to get rid of them. They present a number of risks to you and your family. Three common dangers that they present to people include … Continue reading

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Raccoon Spring Behavior and How It Effects Homeowners

Many American urban homeowners face the raccoon menace. These animals not only dig up plants and destroy gardens, but also enter homes to rummage through trash cans, thereby causing a mess. Since they rest during the day, and go in … Continue reading

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Understanding Raccoon Behavior and Using it to Your Advantage

A raccoon is covered in brownish-grey fur, with a distinctive black mask around its eyes and between five and seven dark brown rings on its bushy tail. Inclusive of the tail, the adult raccoon’s body measures between 28 and 41 … Continue reading

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The 5 Most Prevelent Signs You Have Raccoons Invading Your Yard

Raccoons are one of the most adaptive animals in the world. Since the 1970s, raccoons have been moving out of wild areas and into urban areas across the nation. Raccoons can cause untold damage to your property. They are notorious … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Home and Surroundings From Bold Raccoons

Raccoons are extremely smart creatures. Unfortunately, they often use their smarts for creeping into our homes and yards. You may think that your property is well-protected, but then you see a raccoon or two, digging your vegetable garden and crawling … Continue reading

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Armadillos Are In Your Yard for These 3 Reasons and How Shake-Away Can Help

Unlike most marmots and pest in your backyard, armadillos are rather tame and harmless.  Still, they can cause you a lot of problems because these critters will dig tunnels which weaken the soil foundation beneath your yard, flowerbeds and even … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Apply Shake-Away

Our customers are very creative in how they use Shake-Away animal repellents! As an example, a testimonial that we recently received reads as follows: E. wrote: I love your product. It works, but you must be vigilant. I put the … Continue reading

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Why Predator Urines Work to Repel Animals of Prey

The Journal of Chemical Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 7 Included in a 1994 edition of The Journal of Chemical Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 7, there is a research article called “Why Are Predator Urines Aversive to Prey?” The following is … Continue reading

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