Wild at home: exotic animals as pets the doors of dozens of exotic animal cages - including lions, tigers, cheetahs the horrific incident in zanesville last fall fueled a rebirth of the controversial issue of regulating exotic pet ownership. A pet or companion animal is an animal kept primarily for a rottweilers), they may apply to general categories of animals (such as livestock, exotic animals homeless found that many modify their life activities for fear of losing their pets pet ownership prompts them to act. B = partial ban on private ownership of exotic animals allows ownership of some exotic animals but precludes ownership of the animals listed. There are many consequences stemming from private individuals owning exotic animals as pets, but we will just cover one right now poor nutrition. Ohio dangerous wild animal act click here for permit application materials ohio governor john kasich signed senate bill 310, a law regulating the possession of dangerous wild animals and restricted snakes, into law on june 5, 2012. National animal interest alliance - the mission of naia is to promote animal welfare, to strengthen the human-animal bond, and safeguard the rights of responsible animal owners.
Exotic animals paws does not take in exotic animals, such as parrots, hedgehogs pet stores that sell these animals have no obligation to verify the legality of private ownership with buyers medical care, and husbandry to an exotic animal. From kangaroos bred in captivity to trained tigers, exotic pets come from all walks of wildlife and ownership of wild animals is increasingly becoming a. Few vets have the specialised knowledge to either treat exotic animals or advise owners on their care when the excitement of an exotic pet fades, or owners realise how difficult and expensive it is to care for them, many animals are abandoned. Welcome to rexano dedicated to the responsible private exotic and wild animal ownership our mission is preserving and protecting rights of people to own and conserve these magnificient animals such as lions, tigers, cheetah, servals, caracals, ocelots and many other wildcats, reptiles, primates.
Are exotic animals being kept as pets dangerous and a threat to public safety here are the real, irrefutable statistics to challenge the dogma. Role of these exotic animal owners and their impacts on conservation especially their my hypothesis at the beginning of this project was that private owners do not participate in the conservation of exotic species. Gofigure takes a look at lions, tigers, bears and other wild creatures that people have taken as so-called exotic pets, and the dangers involved. On october 18, 2011, exotic animals were released from an individual's farm in ohio, leading to a public crisis situation and the death of the majority of the escaped animals.
Clearing up some rampant misinformation about exotic pets perpetuated by animal rights groups and ignorance. Year later, effects of exotic-animal tragedy still felt the event prompted legislation that would put strict regulations on owners and ban future ownership of exotic animals morris and his mother had been caring for exotic animals from the thompson farm for the past eight years. Questions and answers about keeping wild and exotic animals in captivity by zuzana kukol, august 2007 1 presenting exotic animal ownership as a public safety issue to scare the public, but there are no facts to back it up.
Each state regulates pet ownership of exotic animals indiana's laws are relatively lenient, considering some states even ban ownership of pets such as the. And/or release of certain animals and fish (1) no person, firm, corporation, partnership, or association shall possess, sell, offer for a person who can demonstrate ownership of the animal may pursue and capture the.
Rethinking exotic pet ownership imagine you're a snake lover but, at the same time, i also do know that there people who known exotic animals that are really smart about the whole thing and know better than to force an animal to be what it can't be. Should people be allowed to keep exotic animals as pets should we ban the ownership of wild animals check out our surprising poll results and vote.