https://animals.howstuffworks.com/snakes/how-to-identify-garden-snakes.htm

Find out how to identify garden snakes in this article from HowStuffWorks. ... animals they eat [source: Venomous Snakes], they're not dangerous to humans.

https://www.livescience.com/44072-garter-snake.html

Dec 10, 2014 ... However, it is not dangerous to humans. Where did the garter snake get its funny name? According to Doug Wechsler, a wildlife biologist at the ...

http://www.snake-removal.com/garter.html

Garter Snake Information and Removal Options - Traps, Trapping, Repellent, Hire a Pest Pro. ... Are garter snakes venomous or dangerous? No. They are totally ... This is now known to be untrue, though their venom cannot kill a human. Garter ...

http://www.snake-removal.com/gardensnake.html

There is no such thing as a Garden Snake, at least not in official name. ... snake doesn't at all look like a rattlesnake, or any other kind of poisonous snake.

https://livingdigitally.net/2011/05/31/two-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-garter-snakes/

May 31, 2011 ... Although the venom of a garter snake is only potent enough to cause some minor swelling or itching in a human, it can stun a toad or small ...

http://www.havahart.com/articles/how-to-get-rid-of-garter-snakes

The underbelly scales of all garter snakes are distinctly lighter in color. Garter ... do eat insects, they don't distinguish between beneficial bugs and harmful ones.

https://www.todayshomeowner.com/dealing-with-black-snakes-around-your-home-or-garden/

Myth #1: Black snakes keep poisonous snakes away. ..... No snake native to the contiguous United States is large enough to eat even the smallest of humans.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2013/07/16/morris-garter-snake-venom-wont-hurt-humans/

Jul 16, 2013 ... Only recently did scientist discover that garter snakes produce a mild venom. Courtesy of Venkat ... Even then, it is not greatly toxic to humans.

https://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/article/sssummertime-ssslithers-what-know-about-snakes-and-your-dog

Aug 22, 2017 ... Knowing what to do if your dog encounters a snake – poisonous or otherwise – can ... non-poisonous snake that dogs encounter are garter snakes. ... bite is generally harmless to humans and other large mammals, like dogs.

https://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/05/theres-no-need-to-fear-that-garter-snake/

Jun 5, 2012 ... The accepted wisdom that eastern garter snakes are harmless to humans remains true despite their ability to produce toxic substances in their ...