Lexington skunk removal is common need because populations of striped skunks actually occur in highest densities in suburban areas. That’s right, believe it or not skunks do better in town than in the country side. Irrigated lawns, numerous shelter locations, and pet food left outside are just a sampling of the factors that make the suburbs ideal habitat to support abundant skunk populations. While their malodorous spray may be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of skunks it is their habit of entering burrows or digging their own under sheds, decks, porches, steps, foundations, etc, that often creates the need for skunk removal solutions. A skunk presence in such immediate vicinity to people occasionally goes the way of a smelly situation when a skunk has sprayed under or around your home. Or worse yet when your dog reenters your home with a foul and tenacious new smell after an encounter with Pepé Le Pew; a dog being sprayed by a skunk can leaving a lasting, yet not so fond, memory. In Lexington, KY skunks are an important part of the ecosystem and professional skunk removal can help protect both you and our valued skunk populations.
In Lexington, KY skunks are omnivores and eat a wide variety of food throughout year, but anyone who’s had grub infestations in their yard can tell you that skunks digging to access the grubs, also known as skunk grubbing, can do a tremendous amount of turf damage quickly. Around Lexington and central KY skunk grubbing is most prevalent in the late summer to fall. Whether it’s a skunk under the porch, damage to your yard, or skunk that has sprayed where you wish it hadn’t, Lexington skunk removal is best handled by a professional for safe and rapid solutions.