Proven to Repel:CatsChipmunksDogsGroundhogsRaccoonsSkunksSquirrels
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Dual Action Formula
Critter Ridder® is proven to repel animals from your yard in two ways, causing discomfort to their senses of smell and taste upon encounter. Best of all, it’s fast acting; the memorable reaction triggered by Critter Ridder® is enough to teach animals like raccoons, cats and dogs to stay away from your yard after just a couple of unwelcome visits.
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 Sprinkle to Create an Effective Animal Barrier
Keep animals from entering entire areas like gardens and flowerbeds by simply sprinkling a perimeter of granules around the area you are trying to protect. You can also keep animals out from underneath structures by sprinkling a barrier of Critter Ridder® on the ground along entry points. For multi-surface protection like for garbage cans, bird feeders and other hard surfaces, Critter Ridder® Ready-To-Use is an ideal solution.
One 2 lb. canister covers up to 120 sq. ft.
Organic Gardeners Apply with Confidence
Critter Ridder® granules are OMRI listed® for use in organic gardening.
What Size Critter Ridder® Do You Need?100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
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 # 3142 Presentation Granules Size (Weight) 2 lb. Coverage Area 120 sq. ft. Bottle Type Canister with Shaker/Scoop Cap Bottle Dimensions Height: 9" | Diameter: 3" OMRI View Certification
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateNot working
I bought this to put around my bird feeders to keep the squirrels away. It doesn't work, it appears to have no effect on them. I'm going to keep it until the Spring and spread it on the edge of my property along the street to see if it will keep the dogs off the lawn.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. Squirrels can jump quite a distance, so a wider border may be needed to ensure that they will interact with the repellent before getting to the birdfeeders. Feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any additional questions.
Review RateCritter RidderAs soon as I received Critter Ridder was used on a terrorist skunk haunting the base of the garage. Took no time at all for the skunk to be gone! This works great! Thank you, you made it possible to eliminate the warning odor.
Review RateReally did'nt work for my application
I am trying to regrow some grass in spots that were bare in my lawn. For some reason, something comes in at night and digs up these areas that I had just re-seeded. I don't know if it a skunk, raccoon, or whatever. I tried your product to deter what is digging these areas up , but unfortunately it didn't help. Within a day after I reseeded, and applied Critter Ridder, the area was dug up again. I don't know why this would be happening only that maybe this is a "soft" and easy area to dig in looking for grubs etc. but the product did not deter this action. Sorry,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 is a conditioning agent, which means that over several visits to the area where the product was applied the animal will be trained to stay away. It works by irritating there paws and mouth. This will not be an instantaneous solution and may take several weeks to be effective. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for further assistance.
Review Ratedid not wotk
i used the whole package in a small area and the cats still used it as a cat boxResponse From Havahart®Tara : Consumer Relations Representative
Critter Ridder® will train the cat to stay away from the treated area over a period of time and is not instantaneous. It works by irritating their mouths and paws and can take several weeks before they are fully repelled. We regret that this product did not meet your expectations and apologize for this experience.
Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for further assistance.
Review RateThis product was useless!
I will not recommend this product to anyone I used it to repel squirrels and it never workedResponse From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience and would like the opportunity to learn more. How long was the product put applied? As a conditioning agent, Critter Ridder® trains nuisance animals to stay away from a 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 RateSmelled Good
I used this in my garden and it DID NOT stop woodchucks from destroying it!! Lost all Brocoli and cauliflower plants (12) Will never buy again!!!!!Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We are sorry to hear about this experience and appreciate the feedback. 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.
Feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any additional questions.
Review RateThe Empire Strikes Back!After quick delivery, my wife applied the Critter Ridder to her pots with great reults. It used to be frustrating, while having our morning coffee, watching the 'local varmints' come and dig through all of her hard work. NO MORE!!! Have not seen a squirrel in the pots since application with no apparent negative effects to the plants. Would certainly recommend this product!
Review RateTotal failure (sorry...)I bought this product because I have a problem with neighbors not cleaning up after their dogs poop in my front lawn. I cleaned up the green areas and spread the whole can in a small triangular green grass spot... two hours later there was a large dog poop right smack in the center of the spot...Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations RepresentativeCritter 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 take multiple exposures across a few days or weeks before they learn to stay away. 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 RateThanks HavahartA miracle easy to achieve!
Review RateNot so good.I used more than three-quarters of the can I bought to make a 2-foot ring on the ground under my bird feeder to deter the squirrels. It did nothing to stop them from coming around. Didn't even slow them down. Very disappointing.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations RepresentativeHello Penny,
Thank you for sharing this feedback. Critter Ridder® works as a conditioning agent to deter the animals through taste, touch and smell away from unwanted areas. It is important to keep in mind that it may take a few days or weeks for them to learn to stay away. If the squirrels are habitually coming to the area for birdseed, they may take longer to be deterred as they have found an easily accessible food source.
We appreciate this feedback and apologize for the experience. Our products are backed by a 30 day return policy and covered under a one year warranty for replacement. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.