Skunks: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Skunks are generally about the size of a house cat
  • They produce a foul smell that will often be noticed before the skunk itself
  • They are mostly black with white stripes
  • They tend to be most active at night

Active Season

  • Skunks birthing seasons are early Summer and early Fall
  • They can have up to 10 kits (baby skunk) in a litter
  • Generally they are inactive during winter months

Interesting Facts

  • A Skunk can accurately shoot its odorous spray up to 10 feet and less accurately up to 20 feet
  • Their diets consists of insects, grubs and small rodents

Cause for Concern

  • Skunks will dig holes in yards causing damage to property
  • Their spray can be a nuisance to humans or pets, but they generally are not physically aggressive

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Please be able to point out the area that you have been seeing the Skunks. If you will not be home for the treatment, please provide us with a thorough description or clearly mark the area of concern

Our Guarantee

  • Town &¬†Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

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If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter.¬†Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you¬†“identify your¬†pest.”

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