Lowell Skunk Removal Resources

Skunk Rehabber - Animal Control: (978) 970-3321

Free Middlesex County Animal Services: 978-970-3321

Humane Wildlife Trappers of Lowell: 978-674-7049

If you need skunk control in Lowell, 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 Middlesex 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 Lowell 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 Lowell at 978-674-7049. To learn more about them or check their skunk removal prices, visit lowellpestanimal.com.

In many cases, preventative measures can solve your Lowell 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 Massachusetts 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?

Lowell Skunk Control Information: How to get skunks out from under a shed or porch

We all are well aware of skunks the black and white mammals that have this strange ability of spraying whenever they feel danger. Skunks have successfully urbanized and can be seen in a number of settings. However, they are never welcome in human settlements because of obvious reasons. Being nocturnal in nature skunks have their own ways of living and generally present following complaints to the humans.
  • They start living in your deck or shed creating a lot of trouble
  • They scare the pets away through their smell
  • Yard is destroyed as they dig holes
The presence of skunks in any region accompanied with strange odor, which is unbearable and also sometimes gives rise to eye infections.

From the above mentioned points it's very much clear now that skunk activity in any region is not something that can be tolerated. People who are victims of skunk penetration in their sheds or porch often seek different ways that can drive these animals away. Some of the strategies that can be used in this regard are being mentioned below


You can use natural repellents for solving the skunk problem. It is better to avoid using the repellents that are offered in market. Most of them claim that problem will be solved overnight, but this is never the case. You can use the urine of predator as it can provide great results. In addition to this, solutions having ammonia, spices, Tabasco and pepper can also be used.


It is the best thing to do as by cleaning you actually make the property unattractive for skunks so they will not prefer your deck or shed in the first place. Skunks will visit your house when they will find an abundance of food sources there. If you have pets then, be extra careful and never leave pet food outside and prefer feeding the pets inside. Properly seal the garbage cans and don't allow the fruit fallen from trees to stay in yard for longer time period.

Critter sprinklers

For repelling skunks critter sprinklers can also be used and these are known to extremely effective. These are activated by motion and can be installed at places where skunk activity is strong. This is a humane way of repelling skunks as they are not harmed in any sense.

These were some effective techniques that can be used for repelling skunks in a convincing fashion

Remember, for free services you can try (978) 970-3321 or 978-970-3321, but if you need to pay for professional help, check the prices at the lowellpestanimal.com website. Or follow our do-it-yourself guide!