Albuquerque Skunk Removal Resources

Skunk Rehabber - Wildlife Rescue of New Mexico: (505) 344-2500

Free Bernalillo County Animal Services: (505) 768-1975

Humane Wildlife Trappers of Albuquerque: 505-273-3180

If you need skunk control in Albuquerque, you have a few options. First, you can attempt to solve the skunk problem yourself by reading our do-it-yourself guide. If you need outside help, you can also call Bernalillo County Animal Services to see if they have any free resources or help for you - however, they primarily deal with dog and cat concerns. You can also call a local Albuquerque wildlife rehabber, as they are typically a great resource for advice that is in the best welfare of the animal. If as a last resort you must hire a professional company, we recommend Humane Wildlife Trappers of Albuquerque at 505-273-3180. To learn more about them or check their skunk removal prices, visit

In many cases, preventative measures can solve your Albuquerque skunk problem - keep garbage secured, pet food indoors, and most of all when it comes to skunks, secure the perimeter of your shed, porch, deck, or house with a barrier - lattice or steel mesh is good, and it keeps New Mexico skunks from going under the structure. If trapping and removal of the skunk is the only option you have, please do so with the help of a local agency or professional company who knows how to do it humanely and legally. Browse the resources of this site for more educational information.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Prevention: How to Keep Skunks Away
What to do with a skunk after I catch it?
Is it legal for me to trap a skunk?
How to remove skunk odor
Is a skunk active during the daytime rabid?
What does skunk feces look like?

Albuquerque Skunk Control Information: Should I feed a baby skunk I found?

You can feed a baby skunk that you find provided you feed it with the correct food. You have to wait for it to develop teeth which take five weeks. There is no adequate research existing explaining what is the best diet to feed the skunks and the supplements is just guesswork as to what might help avoid common health conditions.

This means a person can discover a lot of different diet suggestions and several probable supplements by using the internet .what you have to keep in mind is that every skunk has its diet and as the season changes so does their food. Also, bear in mind that they also have changes I metabolism at different times of the year.

Remember that skunks are hunting will be a very problematic to feed a wild diet to a skunk. Welcoming the wild skunk into your home means you have to provide it with shelter, warmth, and food. When selecting skunks food keep in mind one thing keep it natural. Skunks need proteins, vegetables, vitamins, and supplements. You have to wait for it to have teeth before you start feeding it.

After skunks are well grown, they can start feeding. Make sure you weigh the Baby skunk weekly to ensure he or she is putting on weight. When it comes to proteins, you can give the ay skunk the following eggs either raw or boiled, hulled seeds, raw nuts, pinkies, fish and cottage cheese.

A few Vegetables is accepted as part of a balanced diet. Vegetables may include carrots, sweet corn, peas and mange tout, radish and sweet potatoes. You should cut them into tiny pieces for easier consumption. When they are old enough you don't have to grind the vegetables .the vegetables can also be slightly steamed, but this is not vital and might be refusing if the baby skunk is used to whole and fresh foods. It is okay to give them uncooked chicken with bones there is no need to wait until they are all grown.

Baby skunks also feed on fruits which include: cucumbers, tomatoes, bananas, apples, pears, oranges, and others. You may also feed your baby skunk with other bugs, but it is not necessary because it's not part of a healthy diet.

A supplement is something that is combined with a diet to make up for a is not a must if the baby skunk has a balanced diet. The supplements include taurine and calcium

Remember, for free services you can try (505) 344-2500 or (505) 768-1975, but if you need to pay for professional help, check the prices at the website. Or follow our do-it-yourself guide!