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  1. Jayla

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    Whom I've renamed "Dummy" just got sprayed by a skunk for the 2nd time in less than 2 weeks.

    I used to think he was a really smart dog. Always remembers ppl; assesses threat well; learned many commands with ease. WHY does he keep darting after this critter? Instict? blah blah. He has seen this skunk once in the daytime, knows him/her well and whimpered big time the 1st time he was sprayed. He knew it wasn't good and did not likey.

    Also, anyone know of a good, humane skunk trap?

    I guess it's my fault for not trapping this skunk, right? But I live in a suburban neighborhood where houses are close (1/2 acre each) and my neighbor's yard bleeds into mine. Not even sure he's living on my property. He could be residing anywhere.

    I also can't imagine what on my property could be attracting him. Garbage is tightly sealed.

    He smells even after a peroxide and baking soda bath. Jayla unhappy. :(
     
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  2. newcastlefan

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    tomato juice bath

    then a one way cage. the humane societies usually will lend them.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Taking the dog to the humane society seems extreme.
     
  4. Jayla

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    I don't have any tomato juice right now. Plus, he's blonde.:) I don't want to discolor his pretty fur.:) Last time the peroxide and baking soda worked pretty well.
     
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    if he dont smell right, trade him in.
     
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    This. I've always heard tomato juice is the best for this.

    Sheesh, good luck with this. :bug: Thank God we don't have an issue with skunks here. Now, possums, that's another story :rolleye:
     
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    i doubt tomato juice will discolor his fur, but the acid in the juice will break up the skunk oil.
     
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    I had to take a tomato juice bath when I was about 6 thanks to a skunk, don't recall if it helped with the smell.

    It's got a den somewhere nearby, probably gonna have to trap it and get rid of it.
     
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    I'll get some tomorrow. He doesn't reek anymore, but I can still smell it.
     
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    we have both here. the possums are mean. the skunks we know are here by the way the road smells in the morning after they've been squished overnight.
     
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    I've already threatened to sell him to a medical school. He yawned.
     
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    Ugh. Just what I need. :)
     
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    Tomato juice doesn't do shit...
     
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    first thing is to wipe the dog with a towel really well. Wetting the dog spreads the skunk juice ----Then use white vinegar
     
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    o_O Yuck!
     
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    every morning in the late summer and fall. skunk and egg mcmuffin in the morning. kind of like imus in the morning.
     
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    Mix a 1/4 cup baking soda, quart of hydrogen per, 2 tablespoons of soAp or shampoo and a few cups of water. Oh ya , and good luck...
     
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    I've already wetted him. But I will try vinegar. He's ticked because he's not being let in anywhere with carpet or on soft surfaces except for some towels.
     
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    Ever been sprayed by a homeless man? Tomato juice didn't do shit!
     
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