How Do You Train A Pet Monkey?

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The idea of a trained monkey more than likely comes from images of friendly primates showing off in traveling circuses and in the movies. In reality, it can be quite challenging to train a monkey. Monkeys are among the smartest animals in the world. Often, they will refuse to be trained. However, with a little patience, you can succeed in having a relatively well-behaved pet monkey. Read on to learn how. Purchase a collar or leash made of nylon rather than leather. Nylon is less likely to cut into your monkeys skin. Nylon is also more resistant to shrinkage when wet. Allow your monkey to run around with its leash dragging behind it when your young monkey is out of its cage. This will help your pet monkey get used to wearing a leash and collar. Tell your family and friends to give the monkey plenty of room. Monkeys are naturally suspicious. They may become upset when approached by people they do not yet know. Attach your monkey's collar and leash before you remove it from its cage. ... more
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