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Repel with Smell and Taste - Dual Action Formula
Critter Ridder® is a patented blend of ingredients derived from three different hot peppers that immediately irritates an animal's senses of smell and taste upon encounter. This overwhelming sensation sends critters running, and after a couple of unwelcome visits, the animals associate it with your yard and learn to stay away. Critter Ridder®’s unique formula delivers two times the layers of protection of other animal repellents, and it’s proven to work.
One Application Lasts Up to 30 Days
Critter Ridder® delivers a longer-lasting defense. Just one application of this unique rain-resistant animal repellent provides up to 30 days of protection.
A Little Bit of Critter Ridder® Goes a Long Way
Sprinkle Critter Ridder® granules along garden pathways or around the perimeter of your flowerbeds to deter pests from entering. Or, for a more targeted approach, spot-treat areas of grass, flowerpots and more with just a sprinkle. For multi-surface protection like garbage cans, bird feeders and other hard surfaces, Critter Ridder® Ready-To-Use is an ideal solution.
Organic Gardeners Apply with Confidence
An alternative to synthetic chemical repellents, Critter Ridder® gives you confidence that you are using the best formula for your home and for the animals you are repelling. Furthermore, Critter Ridder® is OMRI listed®, and USDA approved for use in organic gardening, so it is perfect for even the most eco-friendly gardening and landscaping regimens.
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Our customers love it, and you will too. Critter Ridder® Animal Repellent is proven to repel cats, dogs, groundhogs, raccoons, skunks and squirrels, and it's the best granular solution on the market – guaranteed. If for any reason you are dissatisfied with your merchandise, you may return it within 30 days of receipt for a replacement or refund of your full purchase cost.This product works!Bundle Savings
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Model # 3141 3142 3146 Size (Weight) 1.25 lb 2 lb 5 lb Coverage Area 75 sq ft 120 sq ft 300 sq ft Bottle Type Canister with Shaker/Scoop Cap Canister with Shaker/Scoop Cap Canister with Adjustable Shaker Cap & Large Handle Bottle Dimensions Height: 6" | Diameter: 3" Height: 9" | Diameter: 3" Height: 10" | Diameter: 5" OMRI View Certification
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review Ratewon't stop coons
I bought this stuff because I have a coon problem. Coons even get into my hummingbird feeders for the nectar. I sprinked this critter ridder all around the porch where the coon would stand while reaching out. One night I woke up to noise and there was the coon, splayed out across the long pole getting the feeder. Critter Ridder was all around and it didn't faze it. I ended up having to bring the feeders in at dusk.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We are very sorry to hear about this experience and would like the opportunity to provide assistance. As a conditioning agent, Critter Ridder® repels by taste, smell, and touch through multiple exposures over time. Depending on the animal, it can take several days or several weeks to become conditioned. We recommend keeping the product down for a few weeks for the animal to be repelled. Feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any additional questions.
Review RateDon\'t Waste Your Money!
I bought Critter Ridder to repel 6 skunks that have set up housekeeping in our yard. At dusk, the skunk family came out of their burrow and headed under the fence to do whatever skunks do all night. I then applied Critter Ridder exactly as the instructions recommended at the hole under the fence as well as putting it down at the entrance to their burrow under our shed. Then I turned on the camera. The next day, in reviewing the video, I saw they came bounding under the fence and headed straight for the burrow. They paused briefly, seemed to sniff at the stuff and just kept right on going into the burrow. So much for this stuff. I'm out $30.00 and still have skunks. On the upside, I did sprinkle some of this along the border of our front lawn and the neighbor's dog has decided to go find another yard to use as a toilet.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and apologize for the experience. Critter Ridder® is a conditioning agent that trains the animals to stay away from the treated area over a period of time through multiple exposures to the product. It repels by taste, smell, and touch. We recommend keeping the product down for a few weeks to allow time for the animal to be repelled.
Please give our Consumer Relations Team a call at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with additional questions.
Review RateIt works (so far)!!!I had seen 2 skunks come out of a hole under our rear concrete patio at night a week ago. I bought Critter Ridder 5 days ago and partially filled the hole including some sticks planted vertically to be able to tell if the skunks entered or left the hole. I sprinkled a pile of Critter Ridder across to front of the hole and around the immediate area. The first morning the sticks were knocked over indicating that an animal(s) had left the hole. I replanted the sticks with a 1/2 inch deep pile of Critter Ridder across the front of the hole. Nothing has entered or left the hole since the first morning. I think and hope the skunks are gone for good.
Review RateDid exact opposite of what my intentions were
I have two cats that were making the mulch in my flower bed their personal litter box for urinating. I purchased this product to make them go elsewhere so my flowers would not die. After following instructions to the "T", within one week my flowers pretty much have all died. The only ones that haved died are the areas where I treated with Critter Ridder.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for sharing this experience. Critter Ridder® is designed to repel animals away from the treated area over several days and weeks. The animals need to have multiple exposures to the product before they learn to stay away. It is not considered an instant repellent.
Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any questions.
Review RateDidn\'t workBought this product for the annoying squerrils that empty the seeds in the bird house in less than an hour hate to say it but THEY ARE BACK !!! DETERRENT IS NOT !!!!Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations RepresentativeThis product can be applied around a bird feeder but should not be mixed with the seed. It is also important to keep in mind that this product is not an instant repellent and works over a few days and weeks to condition the animal to stay away from the treated area.
The animals must come in contact with the product in order to feel its effects. If the animal has been habitually coming to a location for food, water, or shelter, it may take longer to break this habit and deter them.
We hope this information has been helpful. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any additional questions.
Review RateReally Repells FastThis is my secondyear with Critter Ridder. We used it in front, when we put in lawn. Racoons were rolling back new sod and eating worms. ONE application, and they stopped. It really lasts through rain too. I reapply after 30 days. No more trouble. Then I got creative: When I put snail bait out, I noticed the huge crows were dining on it, so I used a little Critter Ridder along with snail bait, and do not have ANY more crows snacking.
We just put lawn in back, had racoons come and roll back sod--applied Cridder Ridder, once, around whole yard, and no more problems! Hence, this review: A++++++++++++++++
Review RateDoes Not Work!
I bought 3 bottles of this and applied as directed in a small space. Over the span of 2 weeks the cat came back and to the same area. It is a waste of money.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Critter Ridder® is a conditioning agent designed to repel animals away from the treated area over time. If an animal has been habitually visiting an area it may multiple exposures across a few days or weeks before they learn to stay away from the treated area. This product is not considered an instant repellent.
We apologize for this experience and would like to offer additional assistance. Our products are backed by a 30 day return policy and covered under a one year warranty. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any questions.
Review Ratedoes not workthis does not work its like putting salt and pepper on there salad. Every two nights they roll back the same spot in my lawn after I add the critter ridder the night before. Its eather skunks or raccoons some night critter. A total waste of money.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations RepresentativeThank you for sharing this experience. Critter Ridder® works by irritating the animals by taste, touch and smell. Through repeated encounters with the product, the animals will become conditioned to stay away from the treated area.
We appreciate this feedback and would like to learn more about this experience. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.
Review Rate5 skunks did not even flinch
I used the Critter Ridder granular repellent around my backyard deck. The 5 skunks in residence could not care at all that this product was in use. They marched right over it, in and out of their home under the deck.
Review RateCritter Ridder vs. RacoonsI am a volunteer working with the nesting Loggerhead turtles on Harbor Island, SC. We had a large racoon invasion problem on our nesting beach last summer. The racoons destroyed one too many nests and I looked to granular Critter Ridder for a possible solution to the problem. We sprinkled Critter Ridder on and around the nests (we had 26 nests last season). The granuals were still visable after many rain storms throughout the summer and it significantly decreased the racoon invasions of the nests. I can safely say that Critter Ridder deterred the invasions and we will be using it again this turtle season. Thank you, Critter Ridder