Related Program: Morning Edition on WEKU Britain's New Trendy Pet? The Skunk Related Program: Morning Edition on WEKU TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / Forget about ferrets. The latest pet in Britain is the skunk. Apparently the animal can be trained not to cause a stink. Breeders say about 2,000 are now kept as pets. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.