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Joan, Vet Technician
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Experience:  Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish
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how do you remove the anal scent glands from a skunk

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i have 5 baby skunks that I am raising and i need to know how to take out the sacs that secret that nasty yellow secrection.
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joan replied 10 years ago.


Your skunks need to be done by a Vet that is experienced with skunks. If not done properly the skunks can get a rectal prolapse. They also require some special set of vaccines. You need to contact a Vet. that deals with exotics. Joan Jav917