Critter Ridder® Animal Repellent Granular

Model #: C3141G

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  • Item #C3141G
  • Repel Raccoons, Skunks, Dogs, Cats, Squirrels and Groundhogs
  • Lasts up to 30 days
  • Dual Action: Repels by Smell and Taste
Description

Model #C3141G

Best Used For:

 
Cats
 
Chipmunks
 
Dogs
 
Groundhogs
 
Raccoons
 
Skunks
 
Squirrels

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.

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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.

What Size Critter Ridder® Do You Need?

 
Model #
3141
Size (Weight)
Coverage Area
Bottle Type
1.25 lb
75 sq ft
Canister with Shaker/Scoop Cap
2 lb
120 sq ft
Canister with Shaker/Scoop Cap
5 lb
300 sq ft
Canister with Adjustable Shaker Cap & Large Handle
 
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

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!
 
 
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including crystalline silica, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Specs
 
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"
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Reviews

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
August 2, 2019
Waste of money By Bill

I have an issue with feral cats in my back yard preying on the birds I feed. I bought the Critter Ridder animal repellent granulars and applied as instructed. The cat would lie in it waiting for a chance to catch a bird.

Response From Havahart®
Jules : Consumer Relations Representative

Hi Bill! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. In some cases, when a potential food source is involved, animals may need multiple encounters with this product in order to be trained to stay away. For additional information on this, as well as the 30-Day Guarantee, please contact our Customer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242).    

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
April 11, 2019
completely ineffective By Natasha

I have used this product in the past several years and it worked like magic with the first application against dogs and squirrels. Bought two new containers yesterday and applied some. Noticed right away I wasn't getting the irritation and smell that I have always gotten (through a dust mask) with previous applications. This morning it is obvious the squirrels are back. It would seem either the ingredients have been changed or this batch has a problem.

Response From Havahart®
Jules : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Natasha,


Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are sorry to hear that your results using this product were not as successful as they have been in the past. Keep in mind that all of our products are covered under a 30-Day guarantee, and we will happily replace or refund your purchase. Please contact our Customer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) to take advantage of our guarantee. We're happy to assist you!

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
March 30, 2019
It Does Not Work At All By Trifector

It does not work at all. I read the instructions and applied as such. Dogs smelled it and had zero effect. Zero. Subsequently, I tried applying it thicker, no effect. Zero. Then, tried it lighter and no effect. Zero. It seems it helped the grass grow.

Response From Havahart®
Jules : Consumer Relations Representative

We're sorry to hear that your experience with our Critter Ridder® Animal Repellent Granules have not been as effective as they normally are. All of our Havahart® products are covered by a 30-day guarantee with the submission of your original dated receipt. In order to assist you further and gather some more details about your experience, please contact our Customer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242)

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
September 28, 2018
Didn't work for me By UnHappyCamper

I sprinkled the product around the front of my home and porch. Later that day and the following, we had more critters than ever. Even a chicken entered our yard and got on the porch. I haven't seen a chicken around here in 20 years.

Response From Havahart®
Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello,

Your feedback is appreciated! Thank you for taking the time to provide it. Several encounters may be needed for animals to associate the unpleasant scent and taste of this product with the treated area and learn to stay away. We cannot recommend this product to repel chickens. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any questions. We are happy to help!

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
June 11, 2018
Doesn't work on squirrels By jym

May work with some animals but not our tree squirrels. They sit in a fork of our large tree so I thought that would be a great place to put some of the Critter Ridder. Well...15 minutes later both of them were standing on the stuff and hopped down the tree to the bark with the Critter Ridder, dug a while then proceeded to the yard (more Critter Ridder) and dug some more. When I went out to scare them. They ran up to the crook in the tree. Sitting on the Critter Ridder granules.

Response From Havahart®
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello,

Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback! This product works by irritating the squirrels sense of smell and taste. After several exposures to the product, they start to associate the repellent with the area it was applied and learn to stay away from the treated area. We recommend allowing a few weeks for total control.

Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any questions or for additional assistance.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
April 15, 2018
Works Great By Scott

It works! I had my doubts, but I haven't seen a cat since I lightly sprinkled this stuff in my yard. Even after two rains. And my dog-walking neighbor's dogs avoid the yard also. Nice!!!

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
July 28, 2017
Critter bringer By Pete

Critter bringer should be called, this stuff does not do anything. Instead of getting rid of critters, there is more in my backyard.

Response From Havahart®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Pete,

We are sorry to hear about this experience and would like the opportunity to learn more.

This product is a conditioning agent that repels by taste, smell, and touch through multiple exposures.  Depending on the animal, this can take from several days to a few weeks.

Please give our Consumer Relations Team a call at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with additional questions.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
June 24, 2017
Don't waste your money By Tedndar

Awful, used as directed the first day and it didn't work, used a whole container for a 2'X3' area and they pooped there that same night again.

Response From Havahart®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

We apologize for this experience and are happy to provide assistance.

This product 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.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
January 16, 2017
won't stop coons By larryh

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.

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Review posted on www.havahart.com
July 13, 2016
Don\'t Waste Your Money! By Skunked

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.

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Q&A
Q.Hi there, I would like to know the ingredients list please. Thanks
A.

The active ingredients are Oil of Black Pepper, Piperine, and Capsaicin.

Q.Does this product have an offensive odor to humans? We would like to put in under our deck to keep the dogs from digging and laying under there, but do not want to sacrifice us enjoying sitting out on the deck by being overwhelmed with a bad smell.
A.

While this product may have a faint "spicy" smell, it is not overwhelmingly strong, and should not keep you from enjoying your time outside on the deck.

Q.We have two big dogs that over the past month both dogs were sprayed by a skunk. Wanted to try and use this to repel the skunk but I want to make sure that there is no danger for our dogs. I know it is supposed to repel dogs also but if the dogs were to get the granular on them or ingest, is it dangerous for them?
A.

This product is an irritant to the animals that visit the treated area. We recommend keeping your pets out of the treated area to prevent them from being affected by the product. This is a conditioning agent so animals will have to encounter the product multiple times to learn to stay away from the treated area. 

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