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If you have a squirrel problem in your yard or your house, keep reading. Today, we are going to give you some great options for removing squirrels the humane way. We are going to go review the best live trap for squirrels. In our last article, we reviewed how to safely remove chipmunks from your yard. We will not be reviewing any trap that will harm or even kill the squirrel. If you have read any of our other articles, you know that we only review traps that will not harm or kill the animal. Killing the animal is our last resort.
Ok, I know that squirrels are cute animals. I do like sitting on my deck and watching the squirrels run around chasing each other. It is pretty cheap entertainment. But there are some reasons that you may need to remove squirrels from your yard or house. Here are some reasons that you may need to remove squirrels from your property:
These are just some of the reasons that you may want to remove squirrels from your property. Again, if they are not bothering you, your pets or your kids, then, by all means, enjoy watching them run in your yard. Removing them is only if you are having problems with the squirrels.
If you are going to go the route of live trapping squirrels and safely relocating them to another wooded area, there are certain features that you want in your live trap. Here are some of the important features to look for before purchasing your live trap:
Now that we have gone over some reasons to remove squirrels from your yard and also what to look for when purchasing a live squirrel trap, we are now going to go over our reviews of the best trap for squirrels. Again, we are only going to review live traps. We are not going to review traps that can kill the squirrel. Killing the squirrel should be your last resort. Onto the reviews:
Our top pick for the best trap for squirrels is the Havahart 1030 Live Animal Two-Door Squirrel Trap. Havahart has been making animal traps since 1940 and the 1030 Live Animal Two Door Trap is one of their best. Here are some of the features that we love about the Havahart 1030 Live Animal Two Door Squirrel Trap:
Some things we didn't like:
Here is a great video showing how to set the Havahart trap for a squirrel:
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This is a little larger trap that we really like. Here are some features that we really liked about the Humane Live Animal Trap:
What we didn't like:
Here is a great video showing how to set the live trap up and catch a rodent!!!
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Havahart comes in with a really nice live trap for squirrels. Here are some of the features that the really liked about the Havahart 1077 One Door Live Animal Trap:
Some things we didn't like
Here is a really nice video on selecting a place for your trap:
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Well, there you have it. These are our top 3 best live traps for squirrels. Please feel free to leave a comment!!