Deer Off® Deer & Rabbit Repellent Ready-to-Use Spray - 48 oz

Model #: DO48RTU

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  • Item #DO48RTU
  • Proven to Repel Deer, Rabbits and Squirrels
  • Repels up to 90 days
  • Dual Action: Repels by Smell AND Taste
  • Dries Odorless to Humans
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Model #DO48RTU

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A Scent They Fear and a Taste They Can’t Stand

Deer have highly elevated senses of smell and taste, which enable them to seek out edible food sources and detect potential predators. Deer Off® deer repellent effectively triggers both of these senses, using a blend of putrescent egg, garlic and capsaicin that alerts deer of nearby predator activity and stops them from feeding on your plants. Just one application of Deer Off® repels for up to 90 days.

Scent Deterrent Yet Odorless To Humans

Putrescent egg is a proven deer deterrent, which works by imitating the scent of a dead animal, alerting deer’s sharp sense of smell. This scent indicates the presence of a nearby predator and triggers a natural flight response. Garlic and capsaicin add to Deer Off®’s repelling power by giving your plants an unbearable spicy flavor, which makes deer think twice before taking another taste.

Deer Off® dries odorless to humans.

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Weather-Resistant Protection That Lasts Up to 3 Months

Deer Off® is weather-resistant and gives you season-long control. Plus, it lasts up to 90 days so you can spend less money and time reapplying.

Organic Gardeners Apply with Confidence

Deer Off® allows you to protect your garden, shrubs and ornamentals from deer. This OMRI Listed® deer repellent is approved for use in organic gardening.

Repel Rabbits and Squirrels Too!

Deer Off® is also proven to repel rabbits and squirrels by scent and taste so you can repel three destructive animals with one long-lasting formula.

What Size Deer Off® Do You Need?

Model #
Size (Weight)
Coverage Area
Bottle Type
16 oz
250 sq ft
Spray Bottle
32 oz
500 sq ft
Spray Bottle
48 oz
750 sq ft
Spray Bottle with Pump Top
128 oz
2000 sq ft
Bottle with Corded Sprayer
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

Our consumers love Deer Off® II, and we know you will too. 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.

Deer Off - Model #DO48RTU
Model # DO48RTU
Presentation Ready-to-Use
Size (Weight) 48 oz
Coverage Area 750 sq ft
Bottle Type Spray Bottle with Pump Top
Bottle Dimensions Height: 13" | Diameter: 8"
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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
October 3, 2016
I don't know if it works By grandmaster
I bought this repellent about 2 weeks ago and today I used it. The pumping part was not working correctly and most of the liquid was coming out the pumping area instead of the nozzle. It looked rusty. I transferred the liquid into a sprayer and it worked better but by that time I finished the entire container. I hope it gets the rabbit away.
Response From Havahart®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience and appreciate this feedback regarding the sprayer for this product. It will be shared with the Product Manager.

Since this product includes egg solids, we recommend shaking the bottle vigorously for up to 60 seconds before pumping in order to prevent clogging. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for any additional assistance needed.
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Review posted on
July 3, 2016
Spray system leaks By Dave86

I have been using this with mixed success. Squirrels still come but seem to be destroying plants less - will see, it is still early. The spray system with the bottle leaks without spraying and had to get a spray bottle from WalMart and transfer contents to be able to use it.

Response From Havahart®
Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Dave,

If too much pressure has been built up inside the bottle, it will need to be released to prevent leakage. We apologize for this experience and would like to learn more.

This product is covered under a one year warranty for replacement. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any questions.

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Review posted on
June 21, 2016
Pump problems By carold1234

The pump bottle worked fine the first time I used it. Later I couldn't get it to work even after taking it apart and cleaning it out.

Response From Havahart®
Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Carol,

Thank you for sharing this feedback. Before spraying this product, it is recommended to shake the bottle very well for up to two minutes to ensure that is is well blended. If the spray bottle is not working, we suggest soaking the nozzle in warm water.

This product is covered under a one year warranty for replacement. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.

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Review posted on
May 30, 2016
Works Better than described By daveo44
This is the best product ever to get the rabbits from eating beautiful pants down to the ground. They still come into the yard but stay away from the sprayed area.
Buy will not be disappointed.
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Review posted on
May 29, 2016
Conscientious By jrxcc
A Gardener and Deers' best friend. Thank you.
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Review posted on
May 27, 2016
Bad nozzel By baffled

The stuff appears to be working, but how hard is it to make a sprayer that does not leak all over when pumped?

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Review posted on
May 26, 2016
Seems to work so far By VT gardener
Although the delivery was delayed and box damaged, the pump and sprayer work well. The deer are not around yet so no idea if it is repelling them. I would suggest adding directions to work the sprayer.
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Review posted on
April 24, 2016
works good By mike4
deer off works great if the pump sprayer worked better i would give it 5 stars
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Review posted on
April 21, 2016
Deer Off By Deer Messenger
I purchased this a month ago and the product appears to repel the deer, however, the spray bottle does not work correctly resulting in not spraying or spraying in a stream so large that I am wasting the liquid spray. I have tried cleaning the nozzle but it clogs back up. I have advised Havahart and they offered a refund or exchange but I needed my invoice which I didn't keep. KEEP YOUR RECEIPT.
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Review posted on
April 14, 2016
It works By NanaJ
This is the only product that really works for keeping the deer from eating my day lilies, hostes and other garden plants. I was surprised to find that I could not purchase it from a local store but the online order worked extremely well. I plan to use this product forever.
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Q.Can I spray this on my vegetable plants or is it harmful to humans?

This product contains putrescent egg, garlic and capsaicin. It is not recommend to spray on plants intended for human consumption.

Q.How soon after spraying are the items fit for human consumption.

This product should not be applied directly to any fruits or vegetables.

Q.How much coverage does one 48 oz. bottle of Deer Off® Ready-to-Use provide?

One 48 oz. bottle protects up to 750 sq. ft. 

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