Anonymous. Many first-time pet owners consider ferrets. Female weasels are considerably smaller than males, however, both are small enough to pursue rats, mice and even field voles in their own tunnels. 1 decade ago. Never had a weasel, but a skunk, a porcupine,and a possum,made for just wonderful pets. You are being narrow minded with your 'assumptions' and if you have difficulty wrestling with knowing, what is 'domestic' and what is wild, then I suggest you blog about butterflies and other phylum's better suited within your grasp. There are several websites and online sources where pet otters are sold. Keeping stoats as pets is part of a larger trend of a desire to keep wild animals as pets. Badgers do not make good pets. They do not make good pets, but they are appropriate homes that can provide a long and happy life for this creature. i don't think weasels would be that great of a pet, but ferrets are good pets, and they come from the weasel family, basically domesticated weasels. The only one kept as a pet is the European Ferret. From what I remember, they're still nasty little creatures in captivity and very hyper. Does the Weasel Make a Good Pet. I've seen weasels as pets on an exotic UK forum I used to visit quite frequently (there are some awesome small exotic mammals being kept over in the UK that just aren't available in the USA). In some countries, because they are native wildlife, a permit may be required. Pouncing and playing, hiding your keys, or snoozing in a pile of fluff, ferrets will easily win you over.They're highly entertaining and fun to watch, so it's no wonder that ferrets are so popular. When ratting, its courage is even greater than the stoats. Weasels are good climbers and will often raid birds nests, taking the eggs and young. Sables are actually members of the weasel family which are known as mustelids, which includes some aggressive and potentially dangerous animals such as the American mink and wolverines, but it also includes the commonly kept domesticated ferrets, which by most lay person’s standards make excellent pets. But are these mischievous weasels good pets for your home? There are at least twenty different kinds of weasels. Members of the Mustelidae family, otters are related to weasels, badgers, honey badgers, martens, minks, polecats and wolverines. Years back wildlife keeping laws were very laxed, I have kept a few myself, all raised from babies. Some wild animal just do not make good pets at all and don't adapt to captivity. Weasels sometimes are kept as pets, however, it should be remembered they are non-domesticated, and can be highly aggressive. ... Are otters good pets? they are high maintenance, but funny, and playful!! 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