Skunk Removal

Do you need Skunks Removed from your yard?

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Sherwin removing Baby Skunk

A mammal that is most known for it’s foul odor should not be living in your home or residing in your workplace. Skunks have long been getting into people’s properties for years and if you’re experiencing it, it’s likely a problem you want solved as soon as possible. SOS Wildlife Control provides effective, humane, and efficient skunk removal methods to get rid of skunks on your property

The most common skunk related complaints include:

  • Skunk is living under deck or porch
  • Skunk has spraying in the vicinity
  • Skunk has sprayed a pet dog
  • Skunks are digging holes in yard
  • Skunks fell down window well/basement

 

The Importance of Skunk Removal

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If you’re faced with a situation that involves a skunk in your home, workplace or other, there are some things you should consider. Skunks on your property can be a problem for many reasons. They are known to have damaged property, leave messes, skunk odor and breed on your property. Skunks are most known for their odorous spray which is used as a defense when they are feeling threatened. Improper skunk removal can put you at risk of encountering an aggressive skunk causing it to skunk spray. SOS Wildlife Control takes care of skunk removal humanely, professionally and efficiently. 

What SOS Wildlife Control can do for you

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  • Skunk Removal
  • Baby skunk removal
  • Skunk Prevention
  • One-way door installation
  • Entry-way sealing


SOS Wildlife Control delivers the following services, and more. Call SOS Wildlife Control at 1.800.981.0330 for more information on our full lists of wildlife removal/prevention services

If you are being faced with a skunk on your property, call SOS Wildlife Control now and find out how we can help! Our technicians are trained and certified with years of knowledge in skunk control services. We ensure that the animal, the customer and that the process is safe. Our customers know what is going on because we give updates and explain the process so that you are fully informed. If you’re looking for a professional, humane and efficient skunk removal service, you’ve come to the right place.

“We had a very pleasant experience while Sherwin was at our house removing the skunks that had taken up residence underneath our shed. Sherwin and his crew installed a a one-way trap so the skunks could exit humanely but not return. They also installed a guard around the shed that would prevent the skunks from digging to get underneath the shed should they decide to return. He was prompt, professional, thorough, and very friendly. He also provided a prompt follow-up to make sure that the skunks were gone. We highly recommend Sherwin and S.O.S. Wildlife Control.” -Homestar Review

 

 

Skunk Removal

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Adult Skunk Removal

If you see a skunk on your property let professionals take care of the problem, don’t risk getting sprayed. SOS Wildlife Control will arrive at your home, conduct an inspection of the areas (deck, shed, porches, and extensions) and provide you with a thorough outline of what the problem is, finding the main entry point, the options you have and give you an estimate. The standard humane method for removing skunks is with a one-way door covering the main entry hole and then covering other potential entry points with galvanized steel mesh. This ensures that the skunks leave and cannot re-enter.

Baby Skunk Removal

If it is during baby season, the technician will have to dig and find the babies to remove them from the property. Once the technician have all the babies, they will put them in a safe insulated box near the one-way door for the mother to find. Eventually the mother will come and relocate the babies to a new den.

Our professionals at SOS Wildlife Control can assist you with your skunk control problem. We will come to your home or business and provide a consultation for your unique Skunk removal Toronto issue and conduct humane skunk/baby skunk removal. It is illegal in Ontario to kill these animals. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry regulates rehabilitation of wildlife including skunks must be humanely removed and relocated.

If you discover that there is a skunk in the vicinity of your property, DO NOT approach the skunk, call a wildlife control professional. Often people attempt to trap skunks on their own. But it is extremely important that you do not try this on your own; skunks will defend themselves against other animals and humans; upon contact they may spray or bite. Be sure to call a wildlife control professional. At SOS Wildlife Control, we will ensure that all methods and processes are conducted in a humane manner.

 

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About Skunks

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  • Rabies

The striped skunk has had several recorded rabies cases. The rabies virus has been known to cause blindness, lung disease and even death. Rabies is caused by a virus that attacks the central nervous system causing inflammation of the brain. It lives in the saliva of the rabid animal and is contracted when bitten, through an open cut/wound, or if the virus gets near your mouth nose or eyes. If you get bitten or scratched by a skunk, seek treatment immediately from a local physician or hospital.

  • Skunk Spray

When coming across a skunk, one of the main things that go through your mind are fears of getting sprayed. Foul, long-lasting difficult to get rid of odor that would simply ruin the day are just about the last thing you need!

Some things to know about skunk spray are that these defensive sprays are usually the last resort for skunks. In many cases, skunks will defend themselves with warning signs urging a predator to keep away – ignore these signs and likely be wearing a new parfum a la moufette. The spray is not poisonous, mostly uncomfortable and definitely unpleasant, but fear not! If you get caught in the line of fire, not all lost!

Here are some tips on how to get rid of skunk smell!

Get rid of Skunk Spray from your clothes:

1 part vinegar, 5 parts warm water to put together a solution that will help remove the pungent smell of skunk spray from clothes or other fabrics. Soak them in the concoction for a couple hours and then throw them into the washing machine. Play around with the vinegar to water ratio depending on the level of odor your fabrics have taken!

Get rid of Skunk Spray from you or your pet:

A quarter cup of baking soda, 1 quart OF 3% hydrogen peroxide,and 2 teaspoons dish soap. This mixture used immediately after combining the ingredients is a great remedy to for skunk spray off you or your pets. Wipe down affected areas with a soaked washcloth and leave on for just under 10 minutes. Rinse off in shower or bath, and repeat if necessary! Be sure to not store this mixture in any closed containers as it may be dangerous. Keep in an lid-less open container and use immediately for best results!

Get rid of Skunk Spray from the house:

Try to pinpoint the exact location where the skunk has sprayed and wipe it down or wash it with a vinegar solution. If the exact location can’t be determined, and the room is filled with the awful stench, start with opening the windows. Let the house air out and put out fans to help with circulation. To help eliminate the skunk smell quicker, you can keep open containers of vinegar and disperse them around the home.

 

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Call us toll-free 1-800-981-0330 to schedule humane skunk removal!