Obtaining an exotic animal licensefrom the appropriate government agency,though consulting the local wildlife agency to obtain more information. Issuing the exotic animal license will be subject to very strict regulations,such as adequate housing and space,proper health care,and general safety issues.
People also ask
Do you need an exotic animal license to own a pet?
However, in order to keep such animals as pets, most states will require that an exotic animal license be obtained. Laws regarding exotic animals will vary from state to state, with many placing certain bans on certain types of animals. Furthermore, obtaining an exotic animal is not necessarily an easy process.
How to become an exotic animal vet?
Since there are not a great abundance of exotic animal vets, those who are looking to enter into this field should consider applying to one of those particular veterinary colleges. Some of those colleges have teaching hospitals which facilitate the educational process.
What are the laws for importing exotic animals?
In federal law there are a number of different acts that in some way address exotic animals, but the majority to so indirectly and are to do with importing or obtaining them. For example the Wild Animal and Plant Trade Regulations (SOR/96-263) provides clarification as to which animals need a permit in order to be imported.
Do you have to register exotic animals with the Council?
This does not apply to zoos, circuses or licensed pet shops and costs vary from council to council. You would need to register animals such as gorillas, wolves, bears, walruses and elephants – and find enough space in your back garden. Can exotic pets be dangerous?