Owners have until nov 5 to register their animals with the ohio department of agriculture, and a ban on owning exotic animals will take place jan 1, 2014 moore plans to register his animals. Start with one of these exotic animals and be the talk of the neighborhood but make sure you do your research in your particular state exotic pet ownership is nothing to take lightly do you own any of these animals. An exotic animal as a pet in the many years of my young life (only 16), i have encountered many situations with exotic animalsthe reasons for these encounters were because people own these exotic creatures. There are no licenses or permits required for ownership of exotic animals alaska exotic pet laws no one can possess, sell, import or export live game animals (any species of bird, mammal, or reptile, including a feral domestic animal, found or introduced in the state, except domestic birds and mammals.
Welcome to rexano dedicated to the responsible private exotic and wild animal ownership our mission is preserving and protecting rights of people to own and conserve these magnificient animals such as lions, tigers, cheetah, servals, caracals, ocelots and many other wildcats, reptiles, primates and birds, while protecting public safety. Fourteen (14) states permit private ownership of exotic animals under a licensure or permit scheme people seeking licenses may have to register with the state, prove satisfactory conditions for the keeping of such animals, pay a fee, and maintain liability insurance. And/or release of certain animals and fish (1) no person, firm, corporation, partnership, or association shall possess, sell, offer for held in private ownership.
Gofigure takes a look at lions, tigers, bears and other wild creatures that people have taken as so-called exotic pets, and the dangers involved owning wild animals: stats on exotic pets. Specialty and exotic animals are popular pets fish are the most popular specialty and exotic pet that is owned 77 million households in the us own more than 577 million fish, which outnumbers any other pet that is owned. For more information, or to sign-up for email updates from nysdec, visit our website: wwwdecnygov guidelines for owners of aquariums and exotic pets balancing responsible exotic pet ownership with environmental stewardship. However, most owners don't realize the huge responsibility they are inheriting when they purchase exotic pets, and there's rarely a happy ending for the animal just how does the exotic pet trade work, and what happens to these animals when the novelty wears off.
The ownership of exotic pets poses a danger to human health, advocates say, and the recent incident in zanesville, ohio, highlights the need for strict laws to ban the possession of these animals. Since the exotic animal incident in zanesville, ohio a few weeks ago, i have received a lot of questions regarding the laws governing exotic animal ownership in the united states ownership of exotic or non-native species in the us is a much debated subject. Exotic animals should not e owned as pets because it can be dangerous for the animals, dangerous for humans, and it is against the law in most of the us if you can all recall the incident that happened back in october of 2011 in janesville ohio (which happens to.
A 2011 tragedy in zanesville, ohio, that resulted in 49 escaped exotic animals being killed by law enforcement officials after they were set free by their owner, brought problems with exotic animal ownership into the national spotlight. The police ended up shooting nearly 50 of the animals in an effort to stop them from terrorizing thompson's town -- and while this may be the most horrific story of exotic pet ownership we've. Animal rights vs animal owners overview nevada will soon be facing potential legislation regulating private ownership of exotic animals the san diego, ca city.
A pet or companion animal is an animal kept their life activities for fear of losing their pets pet ownership prompts them to act responsibly, with many making a. The humane society of the united states estimates that there are as many as 10,000 large wildcats in private ownership across the country exotic animals, animals.
Exotic animals lash out the exotic animal trade is dangerous for humans as well and local governments are passing laws that prohibit the private ownership of. The state of wisconsin has the least regulation on the ownership of exotic animals in the us while the state requires domestic and exotic pets to undergo a veterinary exam and receive a. Dubbed the law on regulation of ownership of dangerous animals, the new rules state that only zoos, wildlife parks, circuses, breeding and research centers are entitled to keep wild or exotic animals, which is a step in the right direction. The definition of exotic pet is a loose one originally, it referred to species that were considered wild animals and not typically kept as a pet.