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De-Worming your Adult Skunk

De-worming your adult skunk properly is a very important part of skunk ownership that is often done improperly or not at all.  All skunk kits come with roundworms…

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Featuring your Skunk

We have a new topic category featuring your skunk. This is where you tell your skunk’s personal story. The topic is open to past or present skunks. What…

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De-Worming Your Baby Skunk

All baby skunks come with roundworms! Some will come with coccidia (small single cell parasites). Please do not assume that if your skunk has parasites, that you will…

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Skunk Show Winners 2016

Sorry I am late posting the results for the annual skunk show. Below is the list of winners. We are very proud of our Chula who did quite…

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Pet Skunk Killed

On 9/28/16, a 4 month old pet skunk was euthanized in Tampa, Fl and tested for rabies because she had bitten a Veterinary Technician. This is every skunk…

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Skunk Kit Death

The first year mortality rate is high with pet skunks, and I dread hearing about the kits that don’t make it. This morning I opened my email to…

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Inflammation in Pet Skunks

What is Inflammation? Inflammation is a condition caused by the swelling of any part of the body. Areas commonly affected in pet skunks are the limbs, joints, discs,…

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Pet Skunk Information

Recently another skunk owner forwarded me a packet of pet skunk information written by a Veterinarian regarding the care of pet skunks. She was given the packet when…

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Baby Season 2016

How exciting, the kits are in pet stores now! While personally, I think nothing is cuter than a baby skunk, every year some people make the mistake of…

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Oregon March 18, 2016 Meeting

The March 18, 2016 meeting for proposed changes to Oregon law regarding pet skunk ownership has passed. The final ruling will be announced at the June meeting scheduled…

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Pet Skunk Portion Sizes

Obesity is still the number one challenge mentioned in speaking with Veterinarians who see pet skunks. So today I would like to take a few minutes to discuss…

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Nebulizing Your Pet Skunk

Skunk owners need to be aware that it is possible to pass on upper respiratory illnesses like a cold or the flu to their pet skunk. The ability…

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Tennessee Skunk Ownership

It appears that the state of Tennessee has changed it’s mind about pet skunk ownership. Initial approval of the change has been approved. This is seems like a…

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Oregon Skunk Ownership

The State of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has proposed some changes that will affect pet skunk ownership in Oregon, if passed into law. The draft proposals…

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Pet Skunk Message Board

Introducing the the Pet Skunk Message Board, an online community for skunk owners to chat, ask questions and post pictures of their pet skunks. The message board is…

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Junior Skunks

Fall is here and for those who got a kit in the spring, your baby is officially a junior skunk. He or she should look just like a…

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Spotlight on Hershey

Meet little Hershey, a tiny, sweet boy only 6 months old.  We found Hershey through another skunk owner who had contacted me earlier this week about an ad…

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