Canada Geese will seek a safer territory if they sense there is a natural predator nearby. The Border Collie resembles the Arctic Fox which is a predator of the Canada Geese. Shoo, Geese! Border Patrol will harass the geese making them feel threatened by this “predator” and will quickly fly away from the property to seek a safer place. We will never harm the geese. We just convince them to seek a different place to invade.
Time to patrol those geese!
Shoo, Geese! Border Patrol will harass, without harm, the Canada geese until they move on to safer territory where there are no more “predators”. We will harass the geese 2 to 3 times per day, 7 days a week, until we see an acceptable decrease in the amount of geese and less frequency of their arrival. This is done at different times each day and in different areas of the property to cause the geese to believe that there are many “predators” and there is no safe place on your property for them. It usually takes approximately 6 weeks to get a handle on the problem and change the geese’s feeding habits, making them look for a safe place.
If the geese have already hatched their eggs and goslings are present, we will make our presence known. The goslings need to develop their pin feathers for flight and their parents need to grow back their pin feathers during this time before we can harass them. Usually in July the goslings and adults will have their pin feathers and we will harass them at this time causing the geese to fly and seek a different place to stay.
As the amount of Canada geese decreases, we will evaluate the situation and determine how often a visit is needed. The season for this procedure is mid-February to the end of November.
Who can benefit from Shoo, Geese! Border Patrol?
Any area that has grassland near ponds, lakes, storm water ponds and water retention areas, such as: