Prairie Dogs

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Highly social animals, prairie dogs require a large enclosure (minimum size recommendations vary depending on species) with ample burrowing space.  They are not typically kept as solitary pets and need companions of their own kind.  Their burrowing instincts can damage property, and their complex social interactions can be challenging to manage in a domestic setting.  Additionally, they can carry diseases transmissible to humans.  Ownership is illegal in many areas due to concerns about proper care and potential escape.