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  ScienceDaily: Pet skunk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
A pet skunk is a skunk kept by humans for companionship and enjoyment.
Pet skunk -- A pet skunk is a skunk kept by humans for companionship and enjoyment.
Skunk -- Skunks are moderately small mammals, usually with fl-and-white fur, belonging to the family Mephitidae and to the order Carnivora.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/Pet_skunk   (1491 words)

  Pet skunk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A pet skunk is a skunk kept by humans for companionship and enjoyment.
Pet skunks are mainly kept in the United States, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy.
Skunk Haven Skunk Rescue, Shelter, and Education, Inc., based in Ohio, has a network of people nationwide helping with rescues, helping people learn about their pet skunk, and helping prospective owners see if a skunk is the right pet for them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pet_skunk   (4015 words)

 Pet skunk - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Pet skunks are mainly kept in the United States, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy.
Although it is quite rare for domesticated skunks to get rabies, there have been many unfortunate cases in which an uninfected pet skunk bit a person, and then was euthanized by animal control personnel so that his brain cells could be tested for rabies.
Skunk Haven Skunk Rescue, Shelter, and Education, Inc. (http://www.skunkhaven.net/), based in Ohio, has a network of people nationwide helping with rescues, helping people learn about their pet skunk, and helping prospective owners see if a skunk is the right pet for them.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Pet_skunks   (4049 words)

 Aspen Skunk Rabies Research, Inc
While living with a skunk may seem strange to some, people who live with skunks are just as dedicated to their companions as any dog or cat enthusiast is to theirs.
Skunks are allowed as pets in the US in less than half of the states, and there are usually special permits required and other regulations that must be followed.
This means that if a pet skunk, who has never had a chance to be exposed to rabies should accidentally bite a person while playing (as many pets will, even puppies and kitties), that skunk will be sentenced to death.
www.aspenskunk.org   (611 words)

 Vicki Fox : Wildlife : Skunk pets
The fact skunks are the primary carrier of rabies is another concern for pet skunk owners.
A pet skunk requires a house that is prepared properly.
Pet skunks MUST be spayed or neutered as soon as possible.
www.vickifox.com /skunk_pets.php   (788 words)

 Exotic Pets Vet - The Pet Skunk
Pet Skunks are becoming more popular than ever especially with the problems and illegality of the Prairie dog.
Skunks are not domesticated animals and cannot be handled, treated or disciplined as such.
Find a veterinarian who is versed in and sees a lot of skunks and their problems to learn best how to avoid them.
www.exoticpetsvet.com /skunks2.html   (289 words)

 Exotic Pets - Great Pet Advice
There are many of us who consider our pets as part of the family, and this is evidenced by a recent statistic that states 65% of all U.S. homes own at least one pet.
For those who are looking for a pet that can keep them occupied and amused, this may be the perfect animal for the task.
For those that are looking for a pet that has been around a long time, the ferret may just right.
www.greatpetadvice.com /category/exotic-pets   (549 words)

Skunks have unique personality, health and dietary considerations that you should be aware of if your skunk is to become a member of your family.
By the time a skunk reaches 8 months of age, it is considered to be adult, as it has reached sexual maturity and you deserve a medal for completing infant, terrible twos and teen-age behavior in a very short period; however, skunks will not stop growing until they are about 18 months old.
Skunks are not like any other domestic animal you have ever been around when it comes to breeding or caring for their young.
www.skunksaspets.com /skunkstuff.htm   (12271 words)

 Skunks Make Great Pets! They Really Do! - Associated Content
Pet carriers and such are good for time outs and things but not a good home for your skunk.
Skunks need to be taught from an early age not to bite.
Skunks are very intelligent and strong for their size.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/11471/pet_skunk.html?page=2   (520 words)

 Skunk Haven™: Pet Skunks
This pet gate is sturdy and almost impossible for skunks to climb over, note that some smaller skunks may be able to get thier head through the bars which could lead to problems.
Skunks use their paws and claws to hold food and the claws also help them balance and aid their ability to run.
Skunks will wipe their rear on the floor, carpet, etc., after using the litter box; try putting pieces of old towel or blanket material outside the pans for them to use.
www.skunkhaven.net /PetSkunks.htm   (2435 words)

Skunks cannot see too well, but their sense of hearing is good.
The coat of a Skunk is fl with two broad white stripes, which form a cap on his head and shoulders, and a thing white stripe down center of his muzzle.
Skunk's coloration isn't protective at all - it's bold and advertising to enemies that this animal shouldn't be bothered.
www.striped-skunk.com   (327 words)

 Wonderful Skunk and Opossum Web Site?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Skunks and opossums have for a long time been my favorite small critters and when I first looked for information on them on the internet I found there really wasn't all that much.
I never had a skunk as a pet, I never tried to rescue a baby opossum, I never even knew anyone personally (only via e-mail) that had done any of this.
I still have an appreciation for skunks and opossums and still wish the best for anyone's organization dedicated to the betterment of these animals or educating the general public about them but I can no longer afford the time and dedication it would take to make the Wonderful Skunk and Opossum pages truly wonderful.
granicus.if.org /~firmiss/m-d.html   (893 words)


Skunk FAQ

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Though skunks are not for everyone (as well as cats, dogs, birds or children!) for those people with patience, understanding and a sense of humor, they are wonderful, funny, affectionate and cuddly pets.
We know of one pet skunk in Alabama that was 22 and one in Georgia that lived to be nearly 23.
There are albino skunks, that have pink eyes and there are white skunks, that have dark eyes.
www.accs.net /users/whyden/skunkfaq.htm   (1091 words)

 Pet skunk adoptions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Skunks have died from routine illnesses or procedures due to the vet's inexperience in their care.
Some skunks who have not had the benefit of these simple diagnostic tools, were later found to have bone problems that could have easily been prevented if discovered.
Skunks must have their food prepared fresh, they will not lead long, healthy lives if forced to eat processed foods made for another species nutritional requirements.
www.justskunks.com /page/759391   (1217 words)

 Slush Pile: Skunk on the Junk
Every time Carol Infalt's phone rings, she's not sure if it's going to be condolences for her deceased skunk or a joke about her husband's formerly private parts.
Several stitches later, Dan's is fine except for the realization that he'll forever be known as the guy with a skunk on his junk.
Skunk owners from around the country have rallied around the Infalts and peppered Walz - and now me - with e-mail.
www.darwinawards.com /slush/200503/pending20050304-205517.html   (705 words)

 Ruby Jane - Skunk - May 25, 2002
uby Jane is special because we have eight other domestic skunks and she is the "princess" of the house.
I had picked out two skunks, one for me and one for a friend.
Skunks come in several colors and markings, but I had decided before we got there that I wanted a classic fl and white striped skunk.
petoftheday.com /archive/2002/May/25.html   (295 words)

 Zeocrystal Odor Removal (urine,smoke,pet,skunk,mustiness) & Air Freshening Products
Pet Odor Control Concentrate is especially effective at breaking down the urine salts left behind on carpets, flooring and furniture.
Pet Odor Control Concentrate is a specialized formula that works like nothing else on the market.
Included in the Pet Odor Starter Kit are one each of the following: Litter Mate Powder, Odor Eliminator Powder, Pet-Odor Control Concentrate and a Fresh-Air Mist (4 oz).
www.zeocrystal.com /products.html   (702 words)

 Alternative Pet Animals - Exotic Pets Animal Owner Education Resource and Rescue/Adoption/*Rehab Network
They accuse pet owners of causing the decline of species, when in fact many endangered species are bred by private individuals and are declining due to habitat destruction.
Exotic pets are often not for anyone, but that goes for non-exotic pets as well.
Due to the fact that many exotics bond closely to their first owners and are difficult to place in new homes, an exotic pet is a responsibility that lasts the life of the animal.
www.altpet.net   (949 words)

 Pet skunk basic care information from Jane Bone
Skunks are very sensitive about their feet and nails.
Skunks may develop problems at home when the vet is closed, but most of these problems can be handled by you.
I still see pictures in my mind of the bushels of, boxes of, bag's of, bottles of skunk stuff that I would have to deal with daily, however, after a short while you begin to see that if you know what you are dealing with it is not so bad.
www.justskunks.com /page/424919   (12203 words)

 JS Online:This is not your everyday 'Skunk bites man' story
The skunk was euthanized so it could be tested for rabies after biting her husband.
The de-scented, chocolate-brown skunk slept under Carol and Dan's bed, and his favorite meal was a hard-boiled egg smothered in cheese.
First of all, this was not a wild or vicious animal, but a pet bred in captivity and neutered, Carol argues.
www.jsonline.com /news/metro/feb05/304927.asp   (817 words)

 Welcome to Skunk Haven™
Contact us if you have a pet skunk that you can no longer care for, or you would like to adopt a pet skunk.
It is illegal to take skunks from the wild in most states, if you find an abandoned or injured wild skunk contact a wildlife rehabilitation center for assistance.
Vet refuses to be skunked by unusual pet
www.skunkhaven.net   (597 words)

 Raising a Pet Skunk - CentralPets.com Mammals Discussion Forums
Skunks are wonderful pets when provided with a
regard to vaccines, the virus that skunks are
skunk using a wormer whose active ingredient is
www.centralpets.com /cgi-bin/w3t_mammals/showflat.pl?Cat=&Board=FerretsGeneral&Number=3102&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=3&o=&fpart=   (949 words)

 Pet skunks, products, gifts & merchandise for pet skunk owners!
If you are a pet skunk owner or just love pet skunks, then you have come to the right place.
Whether you are new to the skunk world, an experienced owner, or are looking for information on domestic skunks, there is something for everyone at Just SkunksĀ®.
Pet skunk owners, we are happy to post a picture or memorial if your skunk has passed.
www.justskunks.com   (380 words)

 Halfbakery: bag o' baking soda
Also, the list of smells it banishes is so impressive: "urine, smoke, pet, skunk, mustiness".
When I was young, we used to have these things called (if i'm not amnesiac) "Fridge Fresh" that were blue eggs with holes in them that would sit in the egg compartment of your fridge (don't get me started on *that*) and freshen throughout.
That is "pet, skunk" not "pet skunk", alas.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/bag_20o_27_20baking_20soda   (418 words)

 Dead Animal Smell, Pet Odor Control, Eliminate Cigarette Smoke, Cat Urine, Skunk Odors Removal
Eliminate pet odors, urine odors, dead rodent and animal odors skunk odors, smoke odors simply and safely with Earth Care's Clear the Air line of products.
It is safe to sprinkle in your pet's cage because it will not hurt your pet even if eaten.
Yes it is safe for your pets to walk on and it is safe even if they eat it.
www.cleartheair.com   (410 words)

 PetHealth101 - Your Dog, Cat and Pet Health Resource
This information is for educational purposes only and is intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise and professional judgment of your veterinarian.
The information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet.
The information about medications is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your pet.
www.pethealth101.com   (533 words)

 At Last -- A Formula to Rid Your Pet of Skunk Scent - VeterinaryPartner.com - a VIN company!
You'd think that if you discovered the hands-down, bar-none best way for dealing with a pet who has been skunked, you'd be able to sell your formula for a tidy sum and be set for life, right?
Finally, a friend called to tell me her setter had been skunked and to ask my advice.
So maybe it would be nice if you save this article for when you'll need it, and when you do, say a few silent words of thanks to the man who'll get you out of one stinky fix.
www.veterinarypartner.com /Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=448   (662 words)

 skunk spray odor smell removal with D-SKUNK-M pet bath from Baseline Analysis
Use 1 pint on small dogs or cats, 2 pints on large dogs.
Completely eliminates skunk odor by oxidizing the stench.
D-SKUNK-M is used by pet groomers all over the country.
home.earthlink.net /~phildun   (103 words)

 Tribute to Jane Bone Skunk Lady - Exotic Pets
I contacted her and she spent days convincing me I did not want a skunk why did she do this because of their very special care and temperament.
She finally was convinced I was ready for my skunk.
She brought in unwanted, unloved, injured, and sick pets loving them and bringing them back to health.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art31723.asp   (528 words)

 LITTLEST PET SHOP Skunk & Kitty Figures- Product Detail
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These spunky skunk and kitty figures are ready for all your love and attention.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of Use.
www.hasbro.com /default.cfm?page=browse&product_id=17179   (174 words)

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