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Ingredients Repel 2 Ways
Critter Ridder® is a 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 repels critters, and after a couple of unwelcome visits, they learn to stay away from your yard.
One Application Lasts Up to 30 Days
Critter Ridder® delivers a longer-lasting defense. Just one application of this unique animal repellent provides up to 30 days of protection.
Just a Sprinkle of Critter Ridder® Goes a Long Way
Sprinkle granules on the ground around perimeters or across entryways to deter animals from accessing protected areas. Use Critter Ridder® granules to keep animals out of gardens, flowerbeds, sheds and from underneath porches. Critter Ridder® Ready-To-Use is an ideal solution for surface protection: Simply spray Critter Ridder® Ready-To-Use directly on garbage cans, bird feeders and other hard surfaces.
One 1.75 lb. canister covers up to 75 sq. ft.
Organic Gardeners Apply with Confidence
Critter Ridder® granules are a great choice for organic gardeners and homeowners and are OMRI listed®, and USDA approved for use in organic gardening.
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Critter Ridder® Animal Repellent is proven to repel cats, chipmunks, dogs, groundhogs, raccoons, skunks and squirrels. 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.Bundle Savings
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Model # 3141 Presentation Granules Size (Weight) 1.25 lb. Coverage Area 75 sq. ft. Bottle Type Canister with Shaker/Scoop Cap Bottle Dimensions Height: 6" | Diameter: 3" OMRI View Certification
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateHappy so Far
We have a lot of squirrels in our yard all the way around the house. We fenced in our garden and have tomatoes on all 6 plants that we planted. We put down your product around the garden and so far, no animals have gone in our garden. Will see if this is still the case when the tomatoes turn red.
Review RateCritter Ridder did not work for me.
Critter Ridder did not work for me. I used a 2 lb container, pouring in and around groundhog hole. I also pulled all weeds surrounding hole. Within a week, the groundhog was back, in and out of hole as usual.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
Havahart® has a long history of producing high-quality and reliable products. We apologize for this experience and would be happy to provide assistance.
As a conditioning agent, Critter Ridder® 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 RateAs advertised
I used this last year after a raccoon/possum broke into my chicken coop and killed my best laying hen. I laid down a solid border around the coop and run, then spot treated animal runs around the perimeter of my yard. Not only have I not had trouble with predators in the coop, stray cats also give our freshly plowed and planted garden a wide berth. Is it bad I think it smells delicious?
Review RateSquirrel Deter
The first time i put it on my porch the squirrel went around it and went under my table later i put in on top and below table also never saw squirrel again after that. Lately one tried to make a nest in my car put it around car front never saw it again after that but i did move car. I ordered more of it since i do not have a lot left i am very happy in what it did to deter the squirrel.
Review RateDid not work!
After spending every morning this summer cleaning up after the Raccoon family, which raided the bird feeders and messed up the birdbaths, I decided to try Critter Ridder. Followed all the instructions and could not wait for the following morning, hoping to find at least the bird feeders un-touched and possibly no mess around the bird baths. BIG surprise! The mess was worse than ever!!! What worked was removing the bird feeders at night. Even the resident groundhog paid no heed to the product, but at least he dislikes noise makers and whirly-gigs so installing a couple of wind-chimes and whirly-gigs is keeping him at a distance.Response From Havahart®Tara : Consumer Relations Representative
At Havahart®, we aim to provide our customers with high-quality and reliable products. We regret that the Critter Ridder® did not meet those expectations and apologize for this experience. This product trains the animals to stay away over a period of time. It is not an instantaneous solution and may take several weeks to be effective. It works by irritating their mouths and paws, and conditions them to stay away over several visits to the area. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for further assistance.
Review RateCritter ridder
Critter ridder had no effect on my chipmunks and red squirrels.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience and would be happy to provide assistance. 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 contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.
Review RateGoodbye groundhogI purchased your Critter Ridder Animal Repellent Granular and sprinkled it in my garage where I know I had a groundhog living. I saw him going in and out of the garage for weeks. I cannot hurt an animal so I only wanted to make him move elsewhere, not harm him. I sprinkled the granulars on the floor of the garage back where I felt he was sleeping. It has been weeks now and I have not seen him coming or going. Someone else now has a resident groundhog. It worked great!
Review RateI wish I had video of this -This stuff works. We thought we had AN animal below our deck, when we moved in. 30 min after applying it around the perimeter, SIX (6!) full grown raccoons exited the deck, marching in a row, toward the back of our property. It was awesome!
Review RateSaved My GardenI love animals, but I don't want them eating my expensive plants and bulbs. This product WORKS! After about 2 months I start seeing dug up areas and then I realize that I haven't reapplied in a LONG time, and as soon as I put it out again, the invasions stop.
Review RateGreat productI've tried for years to stop squirrels from digging up my potted plants! I'm a master gardener so I have upwards of 50 plants on my deck each year. The squirrels were repelled as soon as I put this product out. I put it saucers around my deck so I can keep it dry when I water. It seems to last longer that way without any reapplication. I feel my many years of battle with the squirrels is all but over! Thank you Critter Ridder!