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My 11 month old decided to chase one of those cute black and white “kitty’s” at 11:00 last night! He got it right in the mouth!:-x Poor guy was foaming and hacking for quite a while. Lucky for me the older dog stayed away from it.

I guess that’s the price you pay for living in the country. But why do things like this always happen in the middle of the night during the work week? It is going to be a long day…
 

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Donna, I have been worried about the same thing that just happened to you for the last month....I see them all the time dead in the road and I know it is mating season now. Everynight I let my crew out, I scour the yard, but they could be hiding in the bushes too! It is the price we pay for living in the country....Hoping they get done prowling the neighborhood soon!

Sorry for your bad luck!

Earlene
 

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Way ta go Eddie!!!!!!!!!1
 

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google peroxide, water and baking soda.

you'll thank me later.
 

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I just came back from a trip to Texas. I have never seen so many dead skunks on the road! Fortunately we didn't hit any of them. Once we were close enough to see the pink on the bottom of their little feet as they sauntered across the road. I wish I would have counted all the dead ones I saw on the trip but I didn't think about it until I was almost home.
 

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I guess that’s the price you pay for living in the country.
Not just the country, the city and 'burbs as well. Just had one come out from under the deck as I was letting the dog out the other night. Kids swings didn't fair so well but that's small price to pay in comparison to the dog!
 

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My 11 month old decided to chase one of those cute black and white “kitty’s” at 11:00 last night! He got it right in the mouth!:-x Poor guy was foaming and hacking for quite a while. Lucky for me the older dog stayed away from it.

I guess that’s the price you pay for living in the country. But why do things like this always happen in the middle of the night during the work week? It is going to be a long day…
Both my retrievers got skunked in the same general area at about the same age (around two years old), and during a weeknight at that. No problems since those encounters (guess the dogs have long memories). LOL
 

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google peroxide, water and baking soda.

you'll thank me later.

You are so right. This stuff works like magic on the "skunked" critter. I have even used it to mask the "heat smell" and it works great. Funny thing though, when my dog got "skunked" last time, it took the smell right off her, but the e-collar that was on her neck still smelled like skunk for 6 mo. Must not work on plastic that well.
 

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long 6 months. mine retreived one on a long blind one day and the smell stayed with us for 6 months plus. especially when he got wet the smell was magnified.
My dog had an encounter with a skunk last November while setting up to hunt on a refuge. It must not have been a direct hit though, because I couldn't smell it on him by the end of the day (3 ducks, and 8 coots just to get him in the water more). I'm just hoping he learned his lesson.
 

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Eddie Eddie Eddie!

btw Donna, I'm a full fledged PKC member now!! woot! moving up in the world!!
 

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I feel for you. Our dog went out to piddle at 4:30 am last year and met a skunk - chased it under our shed and got sprayed! Thank goodness for computers - I Googled the Anti-Skunk Recipe and had everything, but who wants to wash the dog at 5 AM?
We had a local varmint agency come out and put out a trap. They caught two racoons, one possum and no skunk! The new chain link fence does keep them out better than the old wooden one!
 
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