Best Pets for Pest Control

Many property owners are interested in biological pest control or finding "natural" ways to discourage rodents from entering their homes. Getting domestic animals that control pests is one solution that can help make your home less appealing to mice and rats. The Best Animals for Pest Control The best animals to target problem rodents include: Cats: Cats traditionally hunt mice. Some cats enjoy hunting and will also chase houseflies and other smaller animals and insects in the home.   Dogs: People have used certain dog breeds for pest control for hundreds of years. For example, Jack Russells and other terriers often hunt down and eliminate rats.   Pet falcons: Falcons prey on rats, mice and other rodents. However, extensive training, costly classes, and subsequent licensing are required to keep a falcon as a pet in your area.           Barn owls: Owls are highly effective mouse hunters and will return to your property over many seasons if the hunting is reliable.   The Challenges of Using Animals for Wildlife Control Pets can present unique challenges if you...
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