Natural Dog/Cat Repellent - keep dogs, cats from digging up your garden
f you think Fido is purposely digging up the yard to upset you, think again. Digging behavior is often triggered by other factors -- Fido might be bored or lonely, or maybe he’s looking for shelter. Finding out his motivation is essential to correct his behavior. Meanwhile you can stop the undesired behavior with citronella oil. Citronella oil has been long used as an animal repellent and is not harmful to dogs, humans or the environment. Fido dislikes the smell of citronella, and when used correctly, it can help keep your yard intact.
So, you’ve finally caught the stray dog in action that you’ve been trying to catch for weeks knocking over your trash, digging through your yard and wrecking your beautiful garden. It’s time to do something about it so that you can get your yard and garden back in good shape. You’ve heard about different repellants that you can use to keep these stray dogs away but do they really work?
Chili pepper is known to be a very effective dog repellent.
How to Make Dog Repellent for Your Yard | Home Guides | SF Gate
If you have a new puppy or an old one with bad manners, you might be facing problems like him/her chewing on furniture and shoes and/or digging up your plants. Let's face it, you can't always monitor their every move to prevent such accidents. So, what do you do? Have you considered homemade dog repellents?Are you having problems with your pet, a neighbor’s pet, or a stray? I Must Garden Dog & Cat Repellent is an environmentally safe, humane, and effective way to deter pets and stray animals from visiting “forbidden” areas of your lawn, and chewing or digging in unwanted areas. It contains natural ingredients and botanical oils that smell and taste bad to dogs and cats. We developed two dog and cat repellents, a Liquid and a Granular, which each target different kinds of behavior - giving you maximum protection against dog and cat damage.Chili pepper is known to be a very effective dog repellent. The capsicum in the pepper is very irritating to the area around the dog's nose and sprinkling this powder on soil in problem areas deters the dog from digging in or entering the area. If the area in question is a large one, the pepper can also be poured into very small sacks made from a material such as pantyhose and the sacks can be thrown around the problem area. Remove the sacks after a rain and before mowing the lawn. I tried all sorts of expensive commercial concoctions in an attempt to keep my pups from digging in my flowerbeds, only to discover that most of the formulas wouldn't work for more than a few days per application if they did the job at all! However, I don't have such problems anymore. I've discovered a miraculous—and absolutely free—natural dog repellent, a substance that keeps the hounds away from my delicate blooms for months at a time: dog manure!