• Protecting Horses Against Coyote and Other Night Predator Attacks

    Posted April 2, 2020 by webshine

    You put a lot into raising your horses. In addition to the thousands of dollars each animal is worth and the thousands of dollars you pay each year to keep them healthy and fed, there’s also a human connection that forms between horses and owners. Even the most experienced…

  • Losing Sleep Because Coyote are Killing Your Goats?

    Posted February 18, 2020 by webshine

    A midnight howl startles you awake. Your eyes snap open, and your heart races. There’s no doubt that a pack of coyotes is moving — and you realize they’re probably heading for the goats you moved to the north pasture last week.

    Coyotes are one of the most common…

  • How to Protect Cats from Coyotes

    Posted January 7, 2020 by webshine

    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,…

  • How to Keep Coyotes Away — 5 Tips

    Posted August 4, 2019 by webshine

    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…

  • How to Protect Calves from Coyotes: Non-Lethal Solutions

    Posted April 29, 2019 by webshine

    Calf Predators Are a Fact of Life

    Coyotes target calves as easy prey. In a 2011 NASS report, predators cost Kansas producers about 800 cows and 3900 calves with a value of $2.2 million. While this illustrates the high cost of predation, it also points out the extreme vulnerability…

  • How to Keep Coyote Away with Nite Guard Solar

    Posted April 8, 2019 by webshine

    If you live in Orange County, and have coyote problems, the predator deterrent experts at Nite Guard have the solution for you.

    Orange County has an active coyote population, which unfortunately places people and family pets at risk of dangerous, life-threatening encounters with these animals. And oftentimes, these…

  • How to Tell if a Coyote Killed Your Chickens, Livestock, Pets

    Posted October 1, 2018 by webshine

    Have your pets or livestock or chickens been mysteriously disappearing? Are they showing up with inexplicable wounds? Are you finding signs that point to struggle? Or are you finding cryptic remains that leave you frustrated?

    Closure is important to humans, especially with animals we’ve raised or with whom we’ve…

  • What to Do If Coyotes Are Near Your House

    Posted September 5, 2018 by webshine

    One afternoon, Mary looked out her window and noticed coyotes coming close to her house. She became afraid because her young children and smaller dogs (three Westies) could often be found playing in her home’s sunny yard.

    Since Mary first saw the coyotes, she has been nervous about letting…

  • Will a Coyote Attack My Dog? Learn How to Protect Pets from Coyotes in Urban Areas

    Posted June 19, 2018 by webshine

    There are many advantages to living in a rural or semi-rural area. Plenty of space, starlight on cool summer nights and crickets and cicadas on the breeze. Another familiar noise for rural residents is the coyote call.
    In today’s changing world, coyotes have become bolder, venturing into towns…

  • 5 Livestock Guardian Dog Breeds

    Posted July 5, 2017 by webshine

    Dogs make great livestock guardian animals; they can be incredibly aggressive towards predators, yet extremely gentle with people and small or young livestock. Livestock guardian dogs can be considered an upgrade to just “any old” farm dog, companion dog, or herding dog. Their specific skill and function (if you haven’t…