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.
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Can you own a Fox as a pet?
This means that, in the US, the answer to whether you can own a fox is more than likely 鈥渘o.鈥?Only 15 states allow private individuals to own foxes as pets. Even in the states where foxes are legal, not all species of fox will be permitted.
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 pet fox to buy?
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 readily available for several thousand dollars.
What’s it like to have a Fox as a dog?
A fox isn’t a cool-looking dog.Anya is also not quite as trainable as a domestic dog; she can obey some commands, but has a shorter attention span than most dogs. Going for walks is also tricky. Fedewa says Anya will walk on a leash, but doesn’t like it much–she thinks Anya feels exposed and is tense and nervous.