It is legal to keep a Southern Flying Squirrel. Not sure, you鈥檒l have to check with your state laws. You cannot keep any type of squirrel as a pet. No exotic animals or mammals can be kept as pets. Allows red squirrels and flying squirrels to be kept as pets.
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Can you own a squirrel as a pet in California?
California does not allow any type of wild animals to be kept as pets. Not allowed to be kept as pets. Allows you to have squirrels. A permit may be required. They allow some exotic animals, but doesn鈥檛 say anything about squirrels.
Do squirrels make good pets?
Squirrels as pets are good when you saw them playing in the yard or jumping on trees or eating nuts. Seeing their sweet, and gross actions, you will have many types of thoughts in your mind. And the thought of making them your pet must have come because whenever I see them, it comes to my mind every time.
Do squirrels like strangers?
Squirrels Are Wild Animals. The squirrel does not like strangers After the age of nine weeks, squirrels don鈥檛 accept any visitors. Even they do not allow any pet sitter to come to them, and neither other pets nor out-of-town visitors. Squirrels that have learned to live, and tolerate a human can also do so.
Can squirrels Be Tamed as pets?
They can be tamed, but they will always be a wild animal. If you can鈥檛 stand being bitten or scratched, then you shouldn鈥檛 consider raising a squirrel as a pet. They love jumping and you鈥檒l find them jumping on you from high places, plus they will climb all over you. Their claws are designed to hook into tree bark.