The original and patented Snake Guard Snake Trap is safe, effective, humane and easy to use, the company says. It has a wax coating for weather resistance. Snakes can be safely caught and relocated without harming them — or you. The No-Touch Removal System eliminates the needs to handle snakes. The Snake Guard Trap is made in the USA from completely biodegradable materials and is considered to be safe for the environment. When used as directed on the label instructions, Snake Guard Traps are also considered to be safe for use around pets.