Clarksville Skunk Removal Resources

Skunk Rehabber - Montgomery County Animal Care and Control: (931) 648-5750

Free Montgomery County Animal Services: (931) 648-0611

Wildlife Trapping by Animal Pros: 931-278-6800

If you need skunk control in Clarksville, 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 Montgomery 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 Clarksville 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 Animal Pros in Clarksville.

In many cases, preventative measures can solve your Clarksville 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 Tennessee 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.

Clarksville Skunk Control Information: What should I do if I find an orphaned baby skunk wandering about?

Every time you find baby skunks wandering around without the mother it critical to always be concerned. However unless the baby skunk has very super-tiny or their eyes closed the mother may not be very far. Before you approach the baby skunk you should be very observant the mother skunk is very sensitive and if it around it will run you off. If I find the baby skunk the very first thing is to consider if the mother is around, it not possible to go around it if the mother around and its` critical to watch them first at a distance for like about one to two hours. After waiting for some time, you will be surveying if the mother is around if you don't find any the skunk must be in danger and you should take care of it leaving it wonder is not good, in fact, it would also be a way of controlling the environment.

One of the most important things you should do immediately, you notice the skunk is an orphan is to call the Wildlife Hotline and speak with a specialist. However, you may not have a chance to call them then you should find a way of getting the skunk. In my case, I would come up with a plan for capturing the baby skunk. All the skunks no matter how small they are can spray out whenever they are scared therefore I would get a very technique way capture it before it sprays and takes it to a rehabber. Also, the baby skunk can bite. However, the easiest way to get hold of the skunk is by the use a clipboard or laundry basket.

I would use get a laundry basket which has slats which are small enough that the skunk can fit in without space for it to escape. I would approach the skunk very slowly and quietly and make the baby skunk get into the laundry basket. As usual, the skunk must produce an angry Momma I would bear up everything, after all, it is good for an orphaned baby skunk to wander all round. In case the baby skunk escapes and enters in a hole you may dig it quietly without making any noise. In case it may notice that you are bothering it may spray and send you away