My aunt and uncle live in Georgia and have a yard full of fruit trees. This taunts the squirrels because if they attempt to come in the yard they're done. Two dogs keep squirrels away. After having killed many they now know not to attempt coming lower than the upper branches in the trees. Mimi the lab was trained as a hunting dog and nothing survives in the yard. Not snakes, squirrels, possums, or anything. Squirrels have learned their lesson. This week Lady a corgi had to be hospitalized from in my opinion, trying to keep squirrels from eating nuts and pine cones thus eating them herself. She ate her share and suffered the repercussions. Her colon was filled with acorns and pine cones. She survived but was very sick. I don't plan on getting a dog but it would be nice to have something deter them. Back to the cayenne pepper I used earlier in the season with success.
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