Senators had their own stink on the Senate floor last week when a bill came up allowing Tennesseans to own, sell and buy pet skunks.
Verify that it is legal to own a pet skunk where you live. Many states have restrictions or special requirements, some cities also restrict keeping pet skunks inside the city limits. Don't buy a skunk without first checking your state and local wildlife and health regulations. Information on legal states is available on our page and at Most states that do allow owning a pet skunk require maintaining state wildlife permits.
It is common for skunks to NOT test positive for roundworms even when severely infested. Worming is always recommended when getting a skunk. Follow the label directions on the wormer for proper dosage and treatment regimen. One or two wormings will not rid the skunk of worms. Use a wormer recommend by a vet like or . You can also buy effective wormers such as (Double Strength) or from most pet supply stores (do not use ). After the first series of worming you should worm every 4 to 6 months. More information on our page.
Buy pet skunk food and supplements.
Where can I buy a pet skunk in Georgia? | Yahoo Answers
Maybe I’ll go buy a pet skunk now from the closest exotic pet store and name the little thing “Pepe Le Pew.” Except he might as well lose the “pew” on the back end of his name.In the US, you can buy pet skunks from breeders (who have a permit from the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service), licensed animal shelters, and special non-profit organizations. First most, understand that no matter what, even if you buy a Skunk for sale, or adopt, as a new pet owner it is your responsibility to care for the Skunk it’s entire lifespan. Part of that responsibility is taking time to understand the basic needs of a Skunk. At the top of that list should be getting know the diet of a Skunk. Find out how often and what a Skunk needs to eat. Next, what shelter do you need to provide? Get to know what habitat a Skunk is accustom to, what temperature will the Skunk need to maintain, and what range of temperatures are acceptable for a Skunk to survive.Anyone who wants to buy, own, propagate or sell skunks in the state must have a specialty license. There are various licenses that will allow you to own a pet skunk, depending on your individual circumstances and what you plan to do with the skunk.In a scene when Ned goes to a pet shop to buy Lana a pet, the saleswoman who approaches him has two large parrots on her shoulders. The parrots were merely placed on the actress' shoulders by their handlers. Other birds are also seen in the background. Ned decides to purchase a pet skunk for his wife. He takes the new pet home. Lola, a woman who is obsessed with Ned, kidnaps the skunk. She takes the skunk to an amusement park where she takes him for a ride on the roller coaster. This scene was shot in cuts. The real skunk, named Stinky, is a tame trained skunk. He was Filmed in a roller coaster seat that was on the set. A rear screen process was used to make it appear that he was actually on a moving roller coaster. Then a fake skunk was filmed riding in the roller coaster, holding onto the hand rail with eyes wide. The two scenes were then edited together. In another scene Ned goes to the medicine chest for an aspirin and when he opens the door of the cabinet, a cat jumps out. The medicine chest was made with a fake back which provided more than enough room for the cat. The cat was placed in the chest through the fake back by his trainer just prior to the shot, and when the door was opened, the cat jumped out and ran to his trainer, who was off camera. In one scene a small sparrow lands on the window sill of Ned's bedroom and starts singing, waking Ned who throws his shoe at the bird. This scene was also shot in cuts. The bird had been prepped for the scene. The actor was filmed throwing a shoe with no bird present, then a shoe was gently tossed out of the window to the side of the bird as the bird flew to his cage in response to verbal cues given by his trainer from off stage. The bird was comfortable with this scene and it caused him no distress.As an example, have included here a few of the questions we receive on where to buy a pet skunk and how to sell one. Our site is not for the sale or purchase of skunks. The title is a tongue in cheek title on living with pet skunks, they are notorious for wonderful trouble-making if you have the heart for it. Please never take on a skunk until you know what you are getting into and that you have the characteristics needed to be a responsible skunk parent. Read the stories, the info here and all the links to follow. Then you will know what to do.