Adopt Asian Small Clawed Otters
Adopt Asian small clawed otters it is 1 of 5 different otter species that is native to Asia. This is the smallest otter species being only about 11 lbs. They do live in large family groups. Their diet in the wild is crustaceans, mollusks, and small fish. :
Housing for an Asian small-clawed otter is not for everyone. The otter does have a natural odor that you may want to consider when placing their caging. All otters are able to climb wire fencing, bushes and trees so a roof is recommended or a solid wall barrier.
Also there needs to be a solid flooring or wire dug down to about 3 feet below the walls to stop from the otter digging out. They need an area to be able to exercise, forage and digging. A clean water source to be able to swim in daily. This species of otter is found in tropical climate so does not do well in cold climates. World Organization for Animal Health (OIE),
The diet of an Asian small-clawed otter in captivity consist of canned or dry cat food, that is designed to control calcium oxalate uroliths, fish, crickets and mealworms. Supplemental vitamin E and thiamin needs to be also included in their diet.
Vaccines recommend are for leptospirosis, rabies, parvovirus and canine distemper. Otters can get heartworm disease and should be administered ivermectin as a preventive.