Who likes critters? No one! So why do they appear in our pool? Although a swimming pool is a great place to cool off in the summertime, it can be deadly for animals so we will talk about how to keep snakes out of swimming pools. In the past few years, we see how these critters appear in a backyard everything including lions, tigers, and bears. Also included on this list are skunks, chipmunks, mice, lizards, frogs, snakes, ducks, fledgling birds, and even pets.
Animals of the Forest
Every year there is a new housing development, and with it comes a life over the hedge. Seriously! So it is no surprise to see videos online on how humans with a blue oasis (better known as a swimming pool) will find bears, cougars, alligators, and more. Many of these animals are in danger of extinction as well. According to the Humane Society, wild animal babies are at risk since swimming pools can be attractive.
So, it is better to find ways to lower the threat to animals and human beings:
- Lounge Ledges – creating lounge ledges provides a shallow area where animals can easily escape; request your builder add it to a pool design.
- Fence – many communities already made it a law to place a fence around the pool. If not, do it to keep the critters out. It also helps to avoid accidental drowning to kids ages two and younger.
- Froglog – one of the popular pool items is the Froglog; it is a great device to allow animals to get out of the water.
- If the critters are…