Due to popular demand, this Fox Deterrent list has been specifically compiled for those of you in the USA and Canada who are looking for the best products to keep foxes away from your yards. The most common reasons we want an effective deterrent against foxes are because they like to foul, urinate and dig in our gardens. They […]
“Do ultrasonic units work?” is a very frequent question we hear. The answer is “YES, VERY WELL”, as long as you buy a good one! Unfortunately there are many cheap ineffective devices imported from China which have flooded the market. Read why the UK-made FoxWatch is considered the #1 device for keeping foxes away.
Scoot is a solution-based fox deterrent that is designed specifically to deal with the problem of urban foxes coming into gardens. Manufactured by a fox control specialist, Scoot is a very effective tool in keeping foxes away. Read on for full review, usage instructions and video.
Who would’ve thought turning on a radio would repel foxes? Well, as long as it’s tuned to a conversational station, you might find it to be very effective. This review looks at how to use a radio as a fox repellent and also includes a Radio 4 interview that explains the method further.
Basically a rotating water sprinkler that is triggered by an animal in your garden crossing it’s motion sensor. This article looks at why it has become one of the leading animal repellers in the US and how it can really help you in keeping foxes away from your garden.
Though marketed as a ‘cat & dog’ repellent, Get Off is very effective at dealing with small scale problems, such as foxes fouling in your garden. Fouling and spraying is one of the major problems people face with urban foxes and Get Off is useful if your problem is small. Find out how Citronella works to put off foxes.
When used with other methods, plastic wall or fence spikes can be a very effective way of keeping foxes out of your garden. Locating where a fox gains entry is vital in all fox deterrent methods and placing these humane, but effective spikes strategically can yield great results, for an affordable price.
Before launching into a review of the Strikeback Advanced Animal Repeller, I must stress (as I have done on countless occasions) that deterring a fox from your garden requires patience. Too many people expect instant results and therefore decide they must have bought a bad product if foxes appear the day after they implement a […]
With around 10 million cats living in the UK, a large number of us inevitably cross paths with them on a regular basis. Although such a high cat population means the UK is often referred to as a cat-loving nation, the fact is a majority of British households don’t actually own a cat. Common cat problems for non-cat […]
We’ve all heard the jokey solution to keeping foxes away, involving going for a wee around the perimeter of your garden. “Make sure it’s a man doing it though or it won’t work!” But is human urine really an effective fox deterrent or is it simply an embarrassing waste of time, particularly if the neighbours catch you? This […]
A very popular and low budget fox deterrent is Get Off Fox Repellent Spray, manufactured under the ‘Vapet’ range by Spotless Punch Ltd. Don’t let the fact that it is officially labelled as being for ‘cats and dogs’ put you off purchasing as this product can deal with foxes too. Get Off Spray comes in […]
“I know and understand that, whilst for me, these wonderful animals are a consistent source of joy, for others they can be a ‘nuisance’.”– Chris Packham Contents 1. Introduction 1.1 Common fox problems 1.2 Outdated fox repellent advice 2. Your Garden Is The Fox’s Territory 3. The 3 Step Fox Deterrent Strategy 3.1 Locate the […]
I imagine that the idea of deterring foxes by placing a life-sized ornament of a fox in your garden had not occurred to you? Well that’s understandable, particularly if you are not especially fond of these creatures. However, placing a realistic-looking fox in your garden could be an ingenious way of keeping real ones away […]
One of the most popular and successful fox deterrents on the market is the Havahart Sprayaway Water Scarecrow. The reason it is so successful in repelling foxes (and other unwanted animals) from your garden is because of it’s simplicity. The Havahart Sprayaway fox deterrent connects to your garden hose and also has an in-built motion […]