Skunk Rehabber - Springfield Conservation Nature Center: (417) 888-4237
Free Greene County Animal Services: 417 864 1126
Humane Wildlife Trappers of Springfield: 417-818-1412
If you need skunk control in Springfield, 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 Greene 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 Springfield 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 Springfield at 417-818-1412. To learn more about
them or check their skunk removal prices
, visit springfieldmissouripestanimal.com
Springfield Skunk Trapping and Removal
Preventative Repairs & Exclusion
Springfield Skunk Removal From Structures
In many cases, preventative measures can solve your Springfield 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 Missouri 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?
Springfield Skunk Control Information: How to remove skunk smell from a house or car
When a skunk sprays on your car or in your house, you will be concerned on how you can remove its smell. When you hit a skunk, the smell can creep in the car and if you do not do anything, then the smell can linger for a long period. Most of the time, the theories of removing the skunk order is when it is a human who has been sprayed but it is another story for your house or car.
It is tricky to remove the skunk odor in the car and it may cost too much money but it is possible. You should learn important steps to take in order to remove such disgusting smell away of your car. You have to start by washing the interior and tires of the car using vinegar. You have to use enough vinegar. Make sure that you wiped the car thoroughly and this can help in decreasing the smell and to sterilize your car and this makes it harder for the smell to linger for a long period. However, this will not wipe out the smell completely.
Many people say that it is possible to remove the skunk odor using tomato juice but this is not the case. Even if the tomato juice may work with people, it does not work on the car while the amount of juice to use will be time consuming and very costly.
Even if there are many methods that can be used to remove the skunk odor from the car or the house, the most effective methods is cleansing exterior of the car using mustard powder. This is the process that requires using of self serve car wash, wet dry vacuum, broom, sponge, spray bottle, cat deodorizer pellets and white vinegar among others.
Let the mix stay in the car for some time so that the solution may set in. You can then rinse the solution afterwards. You have to cleanse also under the car spraying engine compartment but you should not spray on the electrical parts. You should use a damp sponge to clear out the solution from side panels. Then drive the car home when the windows are down and park the car in the area that has shades. Use a bottle spray to spray within the air filters, air conditioning vents and intake vent. Wipe them using sponge. Saturate the car with enough vinegar solution and wipe off the extra solution using the sponge
Remember, for free services you can try (417) 888-4237 or 417 864 1126, but if you need to pay for professional help, check the prices at the springfieldmissouripestanimal.com
website. Or follow our do-it-yourself guide!