February 11, 2013 @ 4:46 PM

 

            We are starting the second week of February on a smelly note, here at GroomingDales Pet Salon & Day Spa! We have heard this exclaimed by the owners of 11 dogs so far this month. That’s averaging to 1 a day!  A “skunked dog” is a pet that has been sprayed by the anal glands of a Skunk. Skunk is a small omnivore that uses its foul smell to keep predators at bay. Most Wolves, Coyotes and Foxes, carnivores that would normally hunt such a small slow moving animal as a skunk, seem to be aware of the foul smelling defense and are effectively deterred. February marks the beginning of mating season for mature skunks. Male skunks will mate with .........

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