REMOVAL OF SKUNKS BY EXPERTS
Contact our Assurance Wildlife Control professional skunk removal specialists to use its resources and methods to remove the skunks from your home.
In spite of the benefits skunks bring to our properties by feeding on harmful pests, many homeowners choose to live skunk-free because of their bad odor and the habit of digging beneath foundations. Are there skunks under your front stoop, patio or porch? To know that skunks are living right on your property, you need to feel skunk odor in and around your house and digging under stoops or patriots. If this is happening in your home, contact our Assurance Wildlife Control professional skunk removal specialists to use its resources and methods to remove the skunks from your home.
Below are residents’ complaints promoting the removal of skunks.
- Skunk is living under deck or porch
- Skunk has sprayed in the vicinity or a pet dog
- Skunks are digging holes in the yard
- Skunks fell down window well/basement
These are the reasons that show what a nuisance skunks are to people and therefore should be trapped and removed.
Skunk Removal: The best, easier and safer method to skunk removal is to trap the skunks in live cage traps and get them relocated. Unfortunately, there is no skunk repellent spray powder or a device that can get rid of them. Relocating 5 miles away from your property solves the problem.You do not need to do it yourself when there are professionals at the Assurance Wildlife Control that you can hire to trap which means you don’t have to worry about being sprayed.
Skunk Prevention: Apart from skunk removal, You can as well prevent skunks from inhabiting in your property; under decks, porches, sheds. To stop them from crawling under, you can install an exclusion barrier around the parameter. Make sure you don’t leave out any pet food, any food, and leftovers that will attract skunks. The right thing to do is to hire a professional wildlife trapper from Assurance Wildlife Control to trap the skunks or install professional exclusion barrier for you.
SKUNK REMOVAL AND CONTROL
Skunks have parasites and diseases that they spread. This includes roundworm, rabies, and parvovirus. It is good to seal up the skunk’s entry points before removing it from your property. The scent of the skunk when it dies is horrible because when it dies, its scent gland will burst, worsening the smell. Avoid rushing in an approach on skunks because they can easily spray on you or even bite you. Assurance Wildlife Control is your solution for all the skunk issues you face.
The Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis) is 24-30 inches long and weighs from 4-10 pounds. They are easy to recognize with their black and white. They have short partnerships and mate in late February and produce in May that is about five to six litters. Their lifespan is 2-4 years in the wife and about 12 years in captivity. Most die their first winter. Skunks have other species too including the Eastern Spotted Skunk (Spilogale putorius)that appears smaller but behaves in a similar way.
Skunks are generally nocturnal, and forage in search of several food types at night. Skunks are omnivorous since they feed both on plants and animal animal matter, but do seem to prefer insects. Scent marking is the mode of communication and males often discharge during the mating season. They have a unique defensive tactic when threatened which is arching their back, lift their tail and discharge a very odiferous liquid from glands beside the anus. The sulfurous compound it releases can cause temporary blindness in an attacker and also it is not good to smell though births like hawks and owls that prey on skunks because they lack a sense of smell.