Can You Potty Train A Finger Monkey?

Most monkeys that graduate from Helping Hands are “potty trained.” (By potty trained, we mean that they return to their cage to go to the bathroom.) Monkeys that are not fully potty trained may wear diapers in a home.

A care attendant will most likely have to diaper the monkey if the recipient is unable.

What states can you own a finger monkey?

Pet Monkeys Allowed

Currently, Washington state, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Alabama, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina have no restrictions on keeping monkeys as pets.

In Britain it is legal to keep monkeys as pets under license, even though it is banned in other countries and primate experts say it is cruel. Now, a bill is before the UK parliament calling for a ban. It is supported by many animal experts but the government insists it is not necessary.

Do finger monkeys make good pets?

Finger Monkeys as Pets

First and foremost, even domesticated finger monkeys are still animals and with that being said, if you intend to keep a male finger monkey, it is important to know that as they reach adulthood, they can become very aggressive as this is part of their nature.

How long does a finger monkey live for?

fifteen to twenty years