Can you own a domesticated fox in California?
Hereof, what exotic animals are legal in California?
10 Exotic Pets That Are Legal to Own in California
- Hybrid Cats. These exotic pets which are actually technically domesticated—perhaps more so than a common non-pedigree cat—are legal in most states depending on their percentage of so-called wild genetics.
- Monitor Lizards.
- American Bison.
- Second Generation 'Wolfdogs'
- Large Constrictor Snakes.
Beside above, what states is it legal to own a fox? States where you can legally own a fox: Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Tennessee, and Wyoming. Species that are native to the United States often have different rules than exotic foxes.
Then, can you own a Fennec fox in California?
The fennec fox is native to North Africa but is no stranger to California. Licensed breeders are aloud to house the pet but have trouble selling to a open market inside California. With strict California laws if a residence is found to own a fennec fox the state kills the small cuddly creature.
How much does a domesticated fox cost?
As of 2016, captive-bred baby fennec foxes typically sell for $2,500–$3,000, though the price range is increasing. Only a few years ago, the range was around $800–$1,000. The uncommon bat-eared fox will be towards the higher end of the fennec fox range.