Flippin dogs n skunks n such

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Does anyone have any suggestions on how to keep animals out of the garbage? I've got a zoo nearby that seems to let their tenants out at night to forage my leftovers. Any herbs or oils that will repel certain animals? ....besides the oil of WD40 on a connabear trap? lol

-- CJ (coidogg@aol.com), March 18, 2002


Gun Oil? there isnt anything that works on them all, ,or even a hungry critter, trap ,,live trap, ,or SSS

-- Stan (sopal@net-port.com), March 19, 2002.

We used heavy metal trash cans with bungee cords streached across the top. That seemed to work pretty well. Oddly enough, since we have moved out here, critters don't get into the trash-it seemed the problem grows in proportion to how many other people there are around. Maybe animals pick up thier bad habits?

-- Kelly (homearts2002@yahoo.com), March 19, 2002.

The bungee cord keeps the coons out of the cat food. Ammonia sprayed on trash bag etc. keeps dogs away.

-- Cindy (SE. IN) (atilrthehony@hotmail.com), March 19, 2002.

Try the bitter apple spray feed and pet stores sell for keeping the dog from chewing on stuff. Works excellant on dogs and other mammals for me.

-- John in Mn. (nospam@mywork.com), March 19, 2002.

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