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how to keep dogs out!?

Ross Koning koning at ECSUC.CTSTATEU.EDU
Fri Jun 4 09:45:08 EST 1999

At 11:37 AM -0400 5/30/99, SHAWN RILEY wrote:
>Can any one give me any ideas how to keep my 2 part chows out of my flower
>beds?  I've used regular pepper, hot pepper, soap, and vinegar.  They seem
>to almost like the pepper.  Soap didn't kill the plants.  I thought after I
>did it, it could have.
>I've even planted a mint plant and that doesn't bother them.
>Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

Hi Missy!

I have had neighborhood dog troubles from time to time.
What works here in New England is to drop a few mothballs
around the perimeter of my yard.  The dogs seem to hate
that smell and avoid the area.


Ross Koning                 | koning at ecsu.ctstateu.edu
Biology Department          | http://koning.ecsu.ctstateu.edu/
Eastern CT State University | phone: 860-465-5327
Willimantic, CT 06226 USA   | fax: 860-465-4479

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