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I am terrified that If I get a ferret it will bite me, I want small animal that I can interact with and train besides a cat or a dog. Help!

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Ferrets don't bite unless they've been abused or neglected with handling. Get one from a breeder as a weaned baby, or get one in good condition from a pet store. make sure you request to hold the ferret BEFORE purchasing and try different angles of petting. If it's super playful and nibbles, that's alright, but discourage nibbling because it can elevate to biting. Also, ONLY get a female if you can find a male to breed it with or if it's spayed. They die if they don't get at it when they sexually mature.

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Thank you so much this helped alot :)
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You're welcome, hun. Don't worry, alright? If your ferret becomes nibbly put lemon juice or bite-detterent substances on your arms, hands and fingers when handling. This worked for the ferret I had when I was five. :)
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Genius! :D
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Thanks. Go find yourself your Ferret friend! :D
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I will! This is definitely the pet I'm going for :) thank you lotz
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You're welcome! :D
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Rabbits are great, they are quiet and small and are usually really friendly. You can train them to jump or stand on their back legs or respond to their name and stuff. They can even be litter trained. Plus, they are ADORABLE

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Ferrets can do that stuff too and they're also adorable! :P
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Every kind of small animal can bite. That is their way of defending themselves.

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I know this but I have had ferrets bite me before and people say they are prone to bitting people...
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Bunny. Hamster. Guinea pig

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You said an animal you can train? Better stick with a dog.

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You can also train a ferret and a rat
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im scared of dogs.. my lil sis was attacked she almost died im scared of dogs when i get older i sware im never evr having dogs

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I love dogs .... You shouldn't be afraid of them ... They are so sweet (mostly) I'm sorry that happened to your sister but maybe it was just that dog.... I'm sure if you got one you would fall in love with it :)
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