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How to Get Rid of a Skunk

August 12, 2011

Skunks are usually harmless creatures who know to steer clear of humans; unfortunately, pets and other wildlife will sometimes attack or provoke a skunk with unpleasant results.  Skunks can spray up to 15 feet and their odour can last for days.  If you want to avoid problems with skunks, some of the best methods for how to get rid of a skunk involve prevention.  However, if you already have a skunk living somewhere in your yard, getting rid of it can be tricky.  Before we discuss how to get rid of a skunk, it is important to note that skunks carry rabies and you should never approach a skunk.

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