Raccoons aren’t common pets
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Do raccoons make good pets?
Do Raccoons Make Good Pets? Raccoons are intelligent animals. They can problem solve and have good memories. However, raccoons are wild animals, so taking one from the wild won鈥檛 have good results and is likely illegal.
Is it legal to own a pet raccoon in Arizona?
Pet raccoons are illegal in many areas, including Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, and Massachusetts. And there are specific laws surrounding raccoon ownership in most states. For instance, some states don’t allow the importation of raccoons from other states.
Can raccoons be domesticated?
Unlike cats, dogs, and other household pets, raccoons are not domesticated. And attempts at domestication repeatedly fail. Raccoons are solitary creatures that have a tendency to become aggressive and destructive when mishandled.
Do raccoons have rabies?
You can spot rabies in your pet raccoon easily. They鈥檒l exhibit odd behaviors like staggered, erratic walking, with their backs arched up, discharge from their eyes or mouth that wets their face, and repetitive high-pitched noise making.