Washington DC Skunk Removal Resources

Free DC County Animal Services: (202) 576-6664

Wildlife Trapping by ACS Wildlife Removal: 202-754-8770


If you need skunk control in Washington DC, 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 DC 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 Washington DC 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 ACS Wildlife Removal in Washington DC.



In many cases, preventative measures can solve your Washington DC 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 District of Columbia 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.