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Assuming this isn't a joke, that is a fox. If you want to make absolutely sure, and assuming you can check safely, check the eyes. Foxes have slit pupils when they're contracted, like a cat's. Dogs always have rounded pupils. Since this is a wild animal, however, do not handle it, and those who have interacted with it should possibly seek medical ...


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Most wild animals can never really be "tamed", which is one reason they aren't kept as pets and one reason keeping them often requires a special license showing that you have the necessary training. Also note that even animals which have become used to living with people can take a long time to decide a particular person is trustworthy. I've known cats who ...


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It sounds like you know that this is against the laws of Ohio or Pennsylvania or both. If it is, I would expect the animal to be confiscated and you may be charged with a criminal offense. If you are unsure of the laws, you should investigate them before hand. I would also urge you to consider the welfare of the animal. How likely is this wild animal to ...


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This has been known to work, you are right... But you hear of dogs and wolves living in harmony that does not ensure it'll work. I know that's not what you want to hear but I have a few tips that may help if you decide to get them both anyways. Talk it over with your wife BEFORE you get the kit to make sure that's what she really wants because you will want ...


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The first few moths were the MOST important. Even one that was bottle raised but rehomed after 6 months has trouble. Start only feeding her from your hand though you could leave some food for over night or other long periods due to their high metabolism but make it what she likes least when you have to leave something out. You may need to wear heavy duty ...


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What happens when the authorities pull up? There is no definitive answer as each state has its own laws and methods. Many states require permits for different classifications of exotic pets, and those rules may change on a periodic basis. It really depends on the pet and the laws regarding that pet. Some animals get locked up, some get euthanized, some ...


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