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Do mothballs really work?

Posted by melvee 7 (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 13, 09 at 17:23

I heard that putting mothballs in the garden will keep my dogs away. i have a black lab that likes to dig up my garden, but he seems to only go after the same one spot each time. is it safe and effective to put down mothballs? will the smell really work to keep him away?

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RE: Do mothballs really work?

Mothballs are a bit too toxic to be putting anywhere.


RE: Do mothballs really work?

TJ is correct. They are never to be used outside in the open. The ingestion of just one can kill your dog.

Purchase a repellent that is intended for this use, instead.

RE: Do mothballs really work?

My grandparents used mothballs and they are all dead.

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