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  • How to Protect Cats from Coyote

    Posted January 7, 2020

    You may assume there aren’t any coyotes in your neighborhood because you don’t see them, or because you think more populated areas are “safe.” But assuming anything can be dangerous for your pets — especially any cat(s) allowed to roam outside.

    Of course, if you allow your cat(s) to wander,… learn more »

  • How to Keep Owls Away

    Posted December 16, 2019

    Think of the relief you’d feel if you could guarantee that your cats, dogs, and chickens were safe from owls. While not the most always the most imminent threat to chickens and household pets, owls are best kept away.

    When deciding on the best owl protection for chickens and… learn more »

  • Easily Deter Raccoons with These Tips

    Posted November 24, 2019

    Known for stealthily preying on chickens and feasting on lush garden greens, raccoons are nighttime nuisances. To prevent future unwelcome visits, the predator control experts at Nite Guard Solar have these easy tips on how to deter raccoons. If you take action, you can look forward to a property… learn more »

  • Wild Hogs Tearing Up My Yard: Try These Tips

    Posted September 30, 2019 Wild hogs, wild pigs, feral pigs, feral hogs, razorbacks—they go by many names, but one thing is certain, they cause a lot of property damage. What can you do to keep wild hogs from tearing up your yard? The first step has nothing to do with building a fence or calling animal control. Instead, you need to find out why the wild hogs are on your property in the first place. learn more »
  • How to Keep Raccoons Out of Ponds — 5 Tips

    Posted August 20, 2019

    Raccoons are resilient creatures. They’ve easily adapted to human presence, and more raccoons (up to 20 times more!) are now living in urban areas than in the wild. Rurally, raccoons usually nest in hollow logs or rocky caves. In urban areas, though, you might find them in crawl spaces,… learn more »

  • How to Keep Coyotes Away — 5 Tips

    Posted August 4, 2019

    Have you seen evidence of the local coyote population on your own property? Coyote tracks? Tipped-over trash cans? Is coyote behavior becoming a threat to your sanity? With rural, suburban, and urban coyotes all increasing in numbers, it’s becoming more and more important to take precautions and minimize your… learn more »

  • How to Protect Vineyards from Birds & Orchards from Deer

    Posted June 8, 2019

    As an owner of an orchard or a vineyard, your top concern is not losing your harvest. This is all too easy when your orchard or vineyard is open to hungry deer and birds. These creatures can kill young fruit trees, spread disease from plant to plant, and compromise… learn more »

  • Nite Guard Solar & Pond Predator Control

    Posted June 8, 2019

    Owning a fish or duck pond in your backyard can bring much pleasure and tranquility throughout the year. However, it may be difficult to summon such enjoyment when this pond becomes threatened by a predator. Rather than wait for a predator to discover your pond as an unprotected source of… learn more »

  • How to Protect Purple Martins

    Posted June 8, 2019

    Having the opportunity to look after one or more purple martin homes can be both a fun and challenging pastime, fun because of the incredible bird-watching opportunities, and challenging due to the presence of purple martin predators. Like a chicken coop, a garden, and a meadow with grazing livestock,… learn more »

  • 2018 Nite Guard Holiday Gift Guide

    Posted May 31, 2019 Our annual holiday gift guide includes gifts locally crafted in Minnesota. Happy Holidays from the team at Nite Guard. learn more »