You need a licence to keep certain kinds of wild or dangerous animals: contact your council for more information apply to your local council for a licence to keep a wild animal you need a licence to keep some animals, eg: wild cats caring for pets explore the topic noise. The only animals you can take out of the wild in massachusetts are certain reptiles and amphibians (321 cmr 305) you can keep these animals as personal pets, but you cannot sell, barter, or exchange them. Wild animals don't need your handouts they need your respect you may not realize it - a simple bag of garbage, bowl of pet food, or a seemingly harmless hummingbird feeder outside your home can create problems with wildlife. Find out why keeping wild and exotic animals as pets is bad for both humans and animals.
Arlington county residents are now prohibited from keeping various wild and exotic animals as pets, including alligators, squirrels and skunks, but can keep. Share your opinion on keeping exotic animals and pets and whether or not it should be considered illegal. The exotic pet trade is big business and many animals pay the price learn about what you can do to help stop animal victims of pet shops and dealers. The wildcat sanctuary's campaign strives to inspire people to keep the wild in their heart, not their home, and advocates for adopting appropriate pets. The private ownership of wild animals has been outlawed in the united arab emirates (uae), where keeping exotic creatures as pets is a status symbol for some, according to local media reports.
Frequently asked questions: keeping exotic animals as pets 1 | p a g e frequently asked questions keeping exotic wild animals as pets during 2008 the endangered wildlife trust (ewt) launched an initiative to contribute to strengthened compliance and enforcement. Also see: color-coded map of laws governing private possession of exotic animals (acrobat pdf) summary of laws relating to the keeping of wild and exotic animals as pets. No you can't here are the reasons why not: keeping a sick, injured or orphaned wild animal whether the animal you've found is sick, injured, or orphaned, it needs help. Is it a crime to own an exotic pet by le trinh, esq on july 23 a licensed will not be issued for the purpose of keeping an exotic animal as pets the fascination with owning something rare and exotic is damaging not just to the animals kept as pets, but also the wild population. Pet friendly holidays shop and donate debugging how to rehome wildlife law can apply to wild animals kept in captivity, or living in the wild to keep a wild animal in captivity, you may need to apply for a licence. Keeping wild and exotic animals as pets threatens public health and safety as well as animal welfare wild animals can attack and spread disease, and the average pet owner cannot provide the care they need in captivity from tigers to bears to chimpanzees, these are dangerous wild animals and.
Our desire to own unusual animals as pets often leads us to bring wild animals home however, instances of a pet chimp attacking its owner or a big cat mauling its keeper are not rare these incidents have often raised questions about the practice of having wild animals as pets let us weigh the. Anyone that spends a decent amount of time outdoors has probably seen an adorable wild animal out in nature at some point or another a little bunny, a sweet chipmunk, or maybe even a salamander, a frog, or raccoon might have made you swoon and wish you could take the creature home to raise as a. Keeping wild animals - unsafe, illegal and inhumane it's not safe it's undeniable-baby wild animals are adorable it's understandable why you might think that raising a wild animal as a pet is a tempting and exciting idea. Find out what you need to do to keep wild birds or animals legally and safely keeping wild birds or animals business that keeps wild birds or animals, eg a zoo, pet shop, garden centre, farm or circus. My persuasive prezi on why people should not keep exotic animals as pets made from mrs paul's class 2012-2013.
Beware: exotic pets like monkeys are wild animals, and as they age, they become impossible to handle for the average pet owner.
Why choose an exotic pet, anyway why choose an exotic pet, anyway posts by: dr laurie hess, dvm exotic animals can be great for people with pet allergies alternative pets for allergic owners tips for keeping your exotic pet safe from household toxins. We shouldn't keep wild animals as pets and those animals which are wild in nature should be freed i agree that keeping animals is a matter of choice and we cannot keep all kinds of animals as pets at home, but some do keep exotic pets at home away from their habitat i think.