Animal Damage Prevention Strategies Checklist

This page is a check list for the information contained in our other page Animal Damage Prevention Strategies. This page was originally published in the magazine entitled Massachusetts Wildlife.

"Because an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"

Food Reduction

because animals go where the food is.


because keeping them out of your house is easier than driving them out

Habitat Modification

because animals won't go where they can't find food or shelter.



Disclaimer: WDC seeks to provide accurate, effective and responsible information on resolving human/wildlife conflicts. We welcome suggestions, criticisms to help us achieve this goal. The information provided is for informational purposes only and users of the information use it at their own risk. The reader must consult state/federal officials to determine the legality of any technique in the reader's locale. Some techniques are dangerous to the user and to others. WDC encourages readers to obtain appropriate training (see our informational literature at our Store ), and understand that proper animal damage control involves patience, understanding that not every technique/method works for every situation or even 100% of the time. Your use of this information is governed by this understanding. We welcome potential users of the information and photos to simply ask for permission via e-mail. Finally, WDC welcomes e-mail but understand that all e-mails become property of Wildlife Damage Control.