If you are tired of dogs up-ending your rubbish bin and scattering trash all over the place, try spraying the bin or bags with a strong solution of ammonia. Dogs hate the smell and will keep away. I’d be interested to know whether this also works for baboons, although I doubt it.
DESMOND ALBERTYN, PARKHURST
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