Havahart® Launches Shelter Helpers Contest!

Havahart® is excited to announce the launch of the Havahart® Shelter Helpers contest!

At Havahart®, we care a lot about animals, so we want to give back to the animal shelters that go above and beyond. That’s why we’re giving away Havahart® Feral Cat Trap Rescue Kits and a grand …

2015 “Deer John” Contest Runners Up

Many homeowners are facing serious deer problems on their property. These seemingly gentle and benevolent creatures can do some pretty serious damage to gardens and flower beds. Each year we invite fed up gardeners to get creative and compose “Deer John” letters to these unwanted visitors. This year we had …

2015 “Deer John” Contest Winners

While most home owners would say that they enjoy seeing the occasional deer wandering through their back yard, they would also agree that there is nothing enjoyable about the damage that these deer cause to their gardens, flowers, and property. Each year we invite disheartened gardeners to pen creative “dear …

The Top 5 Hilarious Animal Videos of the Year

One of the many things we love about animals is their uncanny ability to make us laugh. Watching our pets do the crazy things they do can always snap us out of the doldrums or brighten an otherwise dreary day. Here are some of the most hilarious animal videos that …

5 of the Most Miraculous Animal Rescues in History

 

Animals can sometimes find themselves in dire circumstances. Their innate curiosity can often lead them to venture into dangerous areas, and sometimes, humans accidentally or intentionally place animals in harm’s way. It often comes down to humans and even other animals to come to the rescue. Here are five …

Quiz: What Wild Animal Are You?

Are you more like a squirrel, rabbit, deer, raccoon or skunk? Take the quiz below to find out which animal you share the most characteristics with!

When something exciting happens, what do you do first?

    Congratulate yourself with a gift Go out and do something fun Put the news on

The World According to Cats

If you’re a cat owner, you know that there is one universal truth that applies to cat parents everywhere: they run the house. From their wild antics that keep you up all night and the soft purrs that follow, to the endless trail of fur they leave around the house …

Havahart® Deer John Contest Returns for 3rd Straight Year

Gardeners gone wild, desperate homeowners looking for revenge and disillusioned romantics; these are the people Havahart anticipates will enter the 3rd annual Deer John contest.

The nationwide contest seeks out the best, most heart-wrenching Deer John rejection letters and other media targeted at cutting the ties with Bambi. …

5 Ways to Spot an Animal Lover

We all know at least one person who seems to love animals as much, if not more, than people. So how can you spot a true animal lover? Look for some of the telltale signs below:

1. They post endless streams of animal photos on social media.

For better or …

Why Humane Matters

Animal control is always a hot topic at the greenhouse where I work. Our customers are always asking for advice on how to get rid of pests such as rabbits, raccoons and squirrels that have invaded their yards and raided their gardens. They even ask for tips on how to …

Havahart’s August Critter of the Month Winner!

It is time to announce the winner of our Critter of the Month contest for the month of August! Congrats are in order for Troy Johnson! Troy will be awarded a $25 Amazon gift card for his winning photo of a squirrel in a Havahart trap. Congrats Troy and thanks …

Don’t Shop, Adopt: Inside the Exotic Pet Trade

The exotic pet trade is second only to drugs and weapons on the black market and is just as dangerous to the human race.

In December 2003, a 10-year-old boy was mauled to death by a pet Bengal tiger at a relative’s house. In February 2009, a pet …

Havahart’s 2nd Annual Deer John Contest!

Do you have a curious critter in your backyard?  Perhaps a deer grazing in your freshly planted flowers? We want to hear about it!  Havahart® has launched its 2nd annual Deer John contest.  Write to us with your letters from the heart telling your stories of why it is …

Havahart’s May Critter of the Month Winner!

We are pleased to announce last month’s winner for Havahart’s Critter of the Month Contest! Congratulations, Jason Brehm! Jason will receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card for his winning photo of a critter in one of our Havahart® traps.

Jason also shared his winning photo on his Twitter account.

Thanks …

Havahart’s April Critter of the Month Winner!

Congratulations, Lesli King Humphries! Lesli is the winner of our April Critter of the Month Contest and will receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card for her winning photo! The photo Lesli shared shows her back in her trapping days in the 1980’s.

Do you have photos of critters in a …

Havahart’s Critter of the Month Contest – March Winner

We’re happy to announce that last month’s winner of Havahart’s Critter of the Month contest has been selected!  Congratulations to George Brooks of North Tewksbury, our March winner!  George will receive a $25 Amazon gift card for his image of a critter in one of our Havahart® traps.  Congratulations George …

Havahart® Featured on Hometalk!

Want  to say goodbye to garden pests for good? Check out this blog post from Hometalk! They offer great advice for keeping nuisance animals out of your lawn and garden and even included a few Havahart® solutions. Thanks, Hometalk!…

We’re in This Together: A Deer Memory

It was in 1995 that I had a memory making nature experience.  At the time, I was wracked with rheumatoid arthritis pain especially in my hands and feet.  My husband suggested we go to the deer research pens in State College, Pa.  The Penn State Deer Research Facility was studying …

Types of Deer Resistant Plants and Our Third Place “Deer John” Contest Winner

Clydia Defreese of Ruston, LA knows all too well that hungry deer can do plenty of damage to a flower bed or garden in a short amount of time. Clydia’s excellent poem lamenting the loss of her flowers to invading deer earned her third place in our 1st Annual …

Deer Control Options and Our “Deer John” Contest Second Place Winner!

It’s a sad but true fact that relationships between people and animals don’t always work out well. In many cases, the best course of action is to keep a safe distance between the two. Pamela Sloss of Union, NC expressed this sentiment perfectly in the “Deer John” letter she addressed …

Identifying Deer Damage and Our 1st Annual “Deer John” Contest

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the many posts in our Havahart® Critter-Free Community, it’s that our readers definitely have a love/hate relationship with deer. While they appreciate the majestic beauty of these magnificent creatures and enjoy watching them prance, dance and dart, they are not exactly thrilled with …

Enter to Win a Havahart Spray Away®!

It’s the Summer of the Havahart Spray Away®! Let us help you keep your summer yard  beautiful! Enter to win a Havahart Spray Away® Elite II or Havahart Spray Away® 2.0 and a waterproof pocket HD video camera  on the Havahart® Facebook page!…

Abandoned Kittens Become Part of Our Family

The weather was warm for an April morning, so I opened my bedroom window. I heard a mewing sound, but couldn’t identify its source. I thought little of the sound and went on with my day. As I lay down to go to sleep that evening, I continued to hear …