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I have the Have a Heart traps and the largest one is really only big enough to trap a possum. The raccoons have dragged the traps with the bait over to the neighbors property and I've found them in the woods, minus the bait. Where can one find a live trap large enough to trap a raccoon. They are large and challenge my huge Great Pyrenees who I won't let loose when this happens.  I have heard that their claws will slice through a dog's hide. I am sorry but no duck or chicken is worth risking my dog's life. I get within a couple of feet and splash them with bleach but they just growl at me. Our HOA has chosen them as the mascot for our neighborhood! My property is particularly at risk because it backs up a thickly wooded area and is isolated from other houses. I catch a possum every time I bait the trap. I have big barn cats that eat the squirrels and rats. We also have bears and cougars but not as often. I'm considering an electric (livestock) fence but are they effective against raccoons?

post #52 of 52
If you get an air gun that's at least 800fps it will be plenty powerful enough to take out a coon
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