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Can you have a wolf as a pet in America?
As mentioned, it鈥檚 illegal to keep true wolves as pets in America. However, a wolf must be more than 98% pure to count as a wolf, which leaves a lot of room for hybrid animals under federal law. That doesn鈥檛 mean you can go out and get a wolf-dog today as a pet. Each state has its own laws regarding the ownership of hybrid animals.
How do I get a wolf as a pet?
Talk to an expert. If you are still interested in owning a wolf or wolf hybrid, visit a wolf sanctuary. Many sanctuaries have both wolves and wolf dogs that you can observe. Before getting one of these exotic animals, talk to an expert at the sanctuary.
Are dogs and wolves the same thing?
Understand that wolves and dogs are very, very different. Certain breeds, such as Huskies and German Shepherds, are more similar to wolves than others, but they are still completely different animals. Don’t get a wolf just because you’ve owned domesticated canines and assume they’ll be the same.
What do you need to know about a wolf dog?
Wolves and wolf dogs need a lot of room to run and play. Socialize the wolf dog. Wolves are social, pack animals, so they require canine companionship. Just as important is socializing your wolf or wolf dog to people and places at a very young age.