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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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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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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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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Obesity in Pet Skunks

Sadly, obesity is much too common in pet skunks and one of the leading causes for their current short lifespan. Obesity is completely the owner’s responsibility! It is…

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New Skunk Owners

Are you a new skunk owner??? Have you located a vet to treat your little furkid??? Consider “interviewing” the vet first to know if he/she has treated skunks…

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Pet Skunk Blog

Welcome to the new Mephitis Advocate pet skunk blog! It has been a few years but the Advocate is back, better than ever, in blog format. Visit the…

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