From their sly personalities to their soft-looking fur,you may be tempted to get a fox of your own for a pet. The reality is they don鈥檛 make great pets,and in some states it is illegal to own one. Foxes are wild animals,meaning they have not been domesticated.
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Is it legal to have a pet fox?
The answer is yes, in some states it is legal to have a pet fox. There are different laws for pet foxes in each state. Some states require a permit, some are rehabilitation only and others require 200+ logged hours in a wildlife rehabilitation center. Pet Foxes | Video
How many different types of foxes can be kept as pets?
A few types of foxes that have been kept as pets in the US: 1 Red Fox 2 Fennec Fox 3 Arctic Fox 4 Gray Fox
Are there pet red foxes?
Pet Red Foxes. The red fox is usually considered a native species, an exotic animal, or a non-domesticated species in state regulations. They are larger than a fennec fox, have more of an odor, and need much more room to dig and play. A domesticated variety of the red fox exists and is known as a silver fox.
What is the best Fox to keep as a pet?
Best Foxes to Keep as Pets. 1 Fennec Fox. Big-eared fennec foxes (Vulpes zerda) are the most popular type of pet fox. Fennec foxes are privately bred throughout the U.S. and are … 2 Red Fox. 3 Silver Fox (Domesticated) 4 Arctic Fox. 5 Gray Fox. More items