Skunk Removal Lapeer County

skunk removal lapeer removal michiganSkunk are very easy to distinguish in the wild as they have unique black and white fur markings. They are also easy to detect because they have a very strong smell that is there to ward off potential predators. Skunk have a last defense against predators in the form of a scent gland that produces a very foul smelling oil. This oil can be sprayed up to 10 feet and is very overpowering to anything it comes in contact that has a nose. Skunks will eat grubs and insects so they do not generally cause much grief to homeowners outside of their smell. There is a risk that your pets or children will be sprayed as well. Most adults recognize the skunks warning signs and back away quickly given the opportunity.  A child whose doesn’t know better or dog who has not encountered a skunk before will not be as lucky. It is a common myth that tomato juice will resolve the smell from a skunk spray. This will only act to mask the smell. If you want to remove skunk oil you need to oxidize the chemical in the oil that is so stinky. This can be done with dish soap, baking soda, and peroxide. Never store this mixture in a sealed container as it produces oxygen and will make the container explode.

We use live trapping and relocation to handle any skunk removal needs our customers have. This will result in us getting sprayed when removing the traps but we are professionals and understand how to handle that easily. We can remove skunks from a residential setting or trap them in a commercial property complex. We recently live trapped 9 skunks at once in Lapeer County! The skunks are relocated to an area that is less populated and allowed to go free.

Skunk removal services are offered in the following cities in Lapeer County, Michigan: AtticaAlmontBrown CityColumbiavilleDrydenHadley,Imlay CityLapeerMetamoraNorth BranchOtter Lake, and all other surrounding areas.