How to Get Rid of Pill Bugs (Rolly Pollies)

Pill bugs are one of the best-known little pests due to their armadillo-like defense mechanism. Unfortunately, they can be known by one of several different names depending on your location, and all of them are actually misnomers. Regardless of what you call them, they’re an interesting little critter that has a habit of invading your … Read more

How to Get Rid of Armadillos

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Armadillos look like something out of sci-fi, but they’re quite real (and quite a nuisance). Since they can also be a major health risk, let’s begin with a look at how to get rid of armadillos. We’ll then come back and look at why these critters are so fascinating (and valuable), as well as the … Read more

How to Get Rid of Possums (or Is It Opossums?)

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There are quite a few woodland critters that make it into American pop culture, even though you may never meet one in person. Skunks, raccoons, deer, and opossums are great examples of this. But of these, the opossum is one that suffers from an identity crisis which can often lead to the wrong information in … Read more

How to Get Rid of Millipedes

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Few pests create a sense of pure disgust as millipedes. Known for having multiple legs per body segment, these critters seem to have crawled right out of your worst nightmares and into your home. But are these tiny terrors really so evil? Why are they hanging out in your home? And what can you do … Read more

How to Get Rid of Rabbits (and Keep Them Away)

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Rabbits, bunnies, hares, jackalopes… It doesn’t matter what you call them; these cuddly critters are both wonderful pets and garden pests. In fact, of all the critters out there, they’re among the most beloved and dreaded at the same time. So what do you do when you have a bunch of rabbits invading your yard … Read more

How to Get Rid of Coyotes

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Dogs have a very duplicitous reputation among humans. Some, such as domestic dogs, are well-loved and extremely loyal. Others, such as wolves, jackals, and coyotes, are considered nuisances or even threats. That’s not to say that wild dog species haven’t been pets or loyal companions on occasion. Unfortunately, while the reputations of wolves and jackals … Read more

How to Get Rid of Skunks

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Perhaps the most terrifying critter to find in your yard isn’t a wolf or a bear, it’s the adorable little skunk. Skunks (and their close relatives, the stink badger) have a nasty reputation due to their ability to spray you with a sticky stench that can take days to remove and may have you sleeping … Read more

How to Get Rid of Deer (Without Violence)

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Deer are an important critter throughout US history. They’ve provided clothing, bone tools, food, entertainment (Deer and supermarkets are always a laugh), and beauty. Unfortunately, hungry deer can also be a nuisance. Let’s have a look at these elegant critters and how to get rid of deer. We’ll also discuss ways to keep them out … Read more

How to Get Rid of Bats

Bats have suffered from a bad reputation over the past several centuries. These adorable little critters play a crucial role in controlling the insect population, and their guano is good for the soil. So why do most people want to get rid of bats? Unfortunately, they also pose a disease risk and are often associated … Read more

How to Get Rid of Raccoons

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Raccoons may seem cute and cuddly, but they can be nasty, sneaky, and like to carry big guns around. However, their primary interest is in your trash and not in saving the galaxy, so they’re far more of a nuisance than they are beneficial. Here’s all you need to know about raccoons, getting rid of … Read more