3 Things Not to Do When You Have a Skunk Near Your House – Wildlife Control Akron, OH

February 2023 - 4 (Blog Post)

Wildlife Control Akron, OH

1) Don't Approach

Skunks have very sharp teeth and they aren't afraid to use them, especially if provoked.  What is arguably worse however, is the skunk spray that skunk can emit if they are threatened. Either way, its best to keep your distance.

2) Don't Keep Your Pets Outside

Skunks are more likely to engage with dogs or other animals similar in size. Rather than keep your dog outside to deter the skunk, keep it inside so it doesn't get bitten or sprayed.

3) Avoid Ineffective Home Remedies

Some will say that there are natural remedies or concoctions that you can make in order to deter skunks. In our experience, these don't typically return the results you are looking for, its best to hire a pro to remove the skunk from your property altogether.

If you have skunks near your home, we can help. Our skilled skunk removal team will assess your situation and safely remove them. When in doubt, its always best to hire a professional. Don't take a chance and call us today.