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Akron Skunk Control
Akron skunk removal is another call that we receive in our Summit County office of northern Ohio on a daily basis. Removal and control skunks in the Akron area is often a job that is taken on by pest control companies and other businesses without the proper experience to take care of the skunk problem in Akron, OH.
Skunks in Akron become a problem usually during the winter months of the year. The first thing you will notice with a skunk problem occurs near your Summit County home is you will see a hole dug under the front stoop of your front porch. This is where the skunk initially digs into the underneath area of your home. From underneath the front porch the skunk has access to other parts of the foundation of your home. Sent skunks are burrowing animals it is normal practice for them to dig holes, usually about the size of a softball. These holes can be found usually on the front porch or the back porch area of the home. Since skunks in Summit County are nocturnal, people rarely know that they ever have a skunk problem. The first indication that someone has a problem with skunks is the smell!!! Once a skunk has sprayed his wonderful Oder in either defense of a predator or in a mating ritual, this is all you is a homeowner will be able to smell for the next several months. This is a situation in which you want to try to keep yourself from ever being in.
Skunk under my Porch
As previously mentioned the most common call in the northern Ohio Metropolitan area concerning skunks is for the removal and control of skunks under someone's porch. This is a favorite denying site for females skunks as they are about to give birth to their skunk babies. You can identify a skunk under your porch problem by the softball sized hole that is usually dug underneath your first step one your front porch. This can be on either side of the first step, towards the back. A professional skunk removal company should be called to handle the skunk under the porch call as they are a very delicate animal and will spray very quickly if disturbed in the wrong way. Please refer to the phone number at the top of this page for a skunk removal professional in the Northern Ohio/Akron area.
Skunk sprayed my dog
This is a very, very common call in the early part of the spring in Central Ohio/Akron. The normal process goes something like this: a homeowner lets his dog out of the house for its normal nighttime romp throughout its Akron Ohio backyard. After several minutes the dog comes back to the door and wants inside. The homeowner opens the door and is shocked by the tremendous odor coming from the dog! The homeowner then goes to the Internet, or the Yellow Pages and find they animal removal/skunk removal company in Summit County. The moral of the story is that the whole story in general could have been prevented if the homeowner would've took the necessary precautions when it first noticed the holes being dug in the yard. The homeowner could have skipped the whole dog got sprayed by a skunk situation. Once again if you feel you have a gun removal or control issue in Akron please call the number listed at the top of this page. Or if you are not in the Summit County area of northern Ohio please select your state and the applicable city on the left-hand side of this page to be directed to a skunk removal professional in your area.
Wildlife Control operators provide complete Akron Wildlife Control Services.