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Is it legal to keep a squirrel as a pet?
It鈥檚 illegal today to keep a squirrel in many states as a pet. Animal experts believe that this is a good thing because squirrels are wild animals that should remain wild despite their cuteness. It is very rare for squirrels to attack people.
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.
Do flying squirrels make good pets?
The southern flying squirrel is the smallest with gray hair and a white belly. The northern flying squirrel has gray-brown hair and a gray belly. If cared for properly, flying squirrels can be affectionate pets. The first few weeks after bringing them home is the most important. Hand feeding and daily handling will help them bond with you.
Should you give your squirrel a name?
Most everyone gives their squirrels a name, especially, if you鈥檙e keeping it as a pet. However, don鈥檛 expect them to listen to commands like sit, stay, come as a dog does.