How to Get Rid of Skunks?

If you need to get rid of a skunk, we highly recommend leaving it to a professional. Skunks are more dangerous thank you think. Not just for the spray they give off.

Damage Skunks Cause

Skunks can destroy attics, interior walls above garages and the crawl spaces under a home. They can also dig up lawns looking for worms and grubs.

Why skunks can be dangerous

Aside from dealing with the smell of a skunk spray, you could possibly get a nasty bite and scratched by these wild animals. An entomologist at Purdue University warns:

Skunks are a primary source of rabies in many areas of the United States. Human and domestic pet contact with skunks should be avoided. If it is necessary to handle a skunk, take all precautions to keep from being bitten or scratched. Several other types of diseases and parasites affect skunks such as distemper, mange, fleas, ticks, lice, roundworms and tapeworms.”

Getting Rid of Skunks

When skunk removal is essential, we recommend hiring a wildlife professional to avoid the risk of being attacked by the animal or contracting a disease. The team at Perry's Wildlife Control can develop a plan for extracting the skunk and keeping them away from your home in the future.


We use special stainless steel (non-rusting) material which prevents the intrusion of Skunks into a sealed area, such as a shed, outdoor building and/or under porches and crawl spaces under a home.

How To Get Started

Don't waste another minute. Schedule your FREE consultation and we will get to work putting your skunk concerns behind you.

Our Process

Phone Consultation

The first step is to get on the phone and get an understanding of your situation to determine the best plan to rid you of the unwanted skunk. This consultation is quick and we can call you or you can call us. There is always someone standing by to answer your call. 24/7/365


Using methods including traps and baits, we will get skunk out. Then we will patch, seal and secure any vulnerable entry points to keep intruders out for good.


At an agreed-upon date, we will come back out and check on the traps and determine if is additional work needed to be done to trap and exclude the skunk.

Our Service Areas:

Sacramento County

  • Carmichael
  • Elk Grove
  • Folsom
  • Galt
  • Greenhaven
  • Pocket
  • Rancho Cordova
  • Rancho Mureitta
  • Sacramento
  • Wilton

Placer County

  • Granite Bay
  • Lincoln
  • Roseville

San Joaquin County

  • Lodi
  • Stockton

Napa County

  • Napa

Yolo County

  • Davis
  • West Sacramento
  • Woodland

El Dorado County

  • El Dorado Hills
  • Shingle Springs
  • Rocklin

You can trust Perry's Wildlife Control will take care of your skunk problem

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