Dog Service Program

Dog Service is a daily service that essentially introduces a trained border collie that is perceived predator to Canada geese . This is one way to teach them that the area is not a safe place to nest or feed.This program works best before the geese become attached to the area. It is legal to chase geese without a state or federal permit provided they are not handled or touched by a person or dog. 

The most effective results from dog chasing methods come from actively and regularly using a combination of the harrassment techniques each time the geese appear on your property. It is critical when caring out these methods that all the geese have left the property. Geese must continue to feel threatened or they will return to the property, which is why repeated and consistent use of harassment techniques is necessary.

  • Working Dog Predator - The Border Collie

Border Collies provide the presence of a natural predator on a property through their instinct to quietly stalk with the “eye” and then pursue until the targeted species of unwanted birds leave the area. This is different and far more threatening to the birds than the average presence of a dog on the site. We schedule our service visits so they coincide with the times when the bird activity is high. We also make sure to vary the times of visits throughout the day. This creates the impression of a “resident” predator on the property to discourage unwanted birds from loafing and foraging at these locations or from learning when to expect to be "hazed" by the Border Collie.

  • Eagle Eye™

An optical bird deterrent that harmlessly deters birds from unwanted areas making use of light beams. The reflective pyramid rotates via an electric motor sending the beams around in a menacing pattern. The light spectrum reflected back from the Eagle Eye disorientates birds in flight by limiting their vision significantly. This causes the bird to deviate in flight and fly in another direction.

  • Bird Laser

Specially designed lasers are used at pre-dawn or dusk to invoke a fright response. When properly used they provide a safe and humane method for scaring nuisance birds from a property without causing any harm to the animal or the environment. CAUTION: This bird control technique requires special training and certification in several areas due the potential harm to vehicle, human and air traffic! All Wild Goose Chase Handlers have been properly trained in the use of this device.