Indiana University Student Allegedly Beats Skunk To Death With a Shovel

Skunk Killed With a Shovel

November 4, 2016 Maria 2

This was forwarded to me yesterday. It is distressing that a young man would be so unnecessarily cruel to innocent wildlife. Hopefully, he will learn […]

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Pet Skunk Killed

October 12, 2016 Maria 4

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 […]

Skunk Kit Death

Skunk Kit Death

July 6, 2016 Maria 3

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 […]

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Pet Skunk Information

June 30, 2016 Maria 0

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 […]

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Oregon 3/18/16 Meeting

May 21, 2016 Maria 0

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 […]

Tennessee Skunk Ownership

February 18, 2016 Maria 3

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 […]

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Oregon Skunk Ownership

January 31, 2016 Maria 6

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. […]

Pet Skunk Message Board

December 19, 2015 Maria 2

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 […]

Obesity in Pet Skunks

Obesity in Pet Skunks

September 13, 2015 Maria 1

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 […]

New Skunk Owners

June 19, 2015 Lynnda Butler 0

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 […]

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Pet Skunk Blog

June 15, 2015 Maria 0

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 […]