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Skunk removal in humane way

Skunks can be recognized with their black-jet fur and white strips that can be more than one running on their back. People do not like them and do not want to see in their homes because of their scent that they produce when feeling frightened. Although this scent has a bad smell, it can cause an issue if it gets in a person's eye.

Although they are beneficial as they help to clear the garden by eating insects and animals that are dangerous for the garden but anyhow, they have the habit of digging, plus they carry various diseases, so it is important to get rid of them. People who are searching for humane ways for skunk removal should read the following details.

Where skunks are commonly found?

In the wild, they prefer to make a den under the tree, but while living in urban areas, they have many choices as they can live under the deck, shed, or near to the bushes by making dens. They can also burrow into the ground and try to fill the den with the help of leaves to hide their den.

How to find out their den?

Inspection- start complete building or home inspection to find out their den; as we mentioned above, they try their best to hide their den, and the den looks like a bowl-shaped means they make a den in the form of chambers so you may have difficulty in finding it. Signs of digging- look out how many holes are in your garden or near the deck or shed, did they damage any area of your home? This will help you to know about the damaging skunk habits.

Humane skunk removal

There are following ways to remove the skunk humanely:

Hand-on removal

If you feel you did not feel scared from a skunk, then for you, it will be easy to hold the skunk and move them to another place. Just wear gloves and move to them slowly you can also provide them food when they are busy eating you can catch them easily. You can also use a blanket to catch the skunks. Just move to them at the place where they can have easy access to the water and food.

Use of noise

Most of the animals feel irritating from high-frequency sounds, use of skunk’s predator’s sounds will make them confused, and they will think their life is in danger; as a result, they will leave the house immediately while playing the sounds open the door or window that can provide them a way to leave the house.

Use of predators

Skunks have many predators you can use fake predators and place them near to their den, once they have seen them, they are going to leave the place on a permanent basis.

Hire professionals

If you feel you cannot perform the above-given task, then instead of using any trap that is inhumane, it is better to hire wildlife professionals. They will help you with skunk’s safe removal.

Visit our Wildlife Trapper Shiawassee County County home page to learn more about us.