Laws, pending laws, and legislation regarding exotic pets.
20,000 Exotic Animals Seized
20,000 exotic animals confiscated from exotic pet wholesaler in Arlington Texas. Many of the animals were found dead or dying. If you see an animal being treated Inhumanely report it to the authorities. You can do so anonymously. If you have concerns contact me with the information.
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora [offsite link]
Fatal Attraction - Rebuttal
The odds of death or serious injury by exotic pet are so minuscule, though this certainly is not how it is portrayed by the media and assuredly not Animal Planet and their new documentary Fatal Attraction. These are single, isolated incidents. How did I reach this conclusion; through data and fact.
Legal States for the Pet Skunk [offsite link]
The legality of the pet skunk differs significantly from state to state. Here is a list of what states are legal and what requirements that are needed to have a pet skunk in the state.
PETA Kills Exotic Pets and Pets by the Thousands
Pet owners that donate to PETA actually believe their money is going to saving pets while in fact it goes to killing pets. These documents clearly showed that PETA killed 90% of the dogs, cats, and other companion pets (exotic pets other than dog or cat) during a five year period.
Skunks Need PR Consultant
Of all pets, the skunk is the pet in the most need of serious public relations work. Here is a sweet, extremely intelligent, and delightful animal and people can only visualize the stinky spray and rabies. First of all there hasnít been an incident of a skunk transmitting rabies since 1984.
State Laws Exotic Animals [offsite link]
Organization advocating reducing states allowing exotic animals to zero. Sampling of laws from each state.
Ten Facts Exotic Pets [offsite link]
Ten facts about exotic animalís as pets. The sad thing is these facts hold a lot of truth. People who have not been responsible have done a great deal of damage.
USDA Animal Care [offsite link]
Policies, reports, stakeholder information, Federal Register articles and licensing applications.
Warning Exotic Pet Owners - You're Watched
In the news! You are being watched by authorities. Are you selling exotic animals illegally on the internet on a list like Craigslist? Have you posted your picture with an exotic pets, live in a illegal state, then posted it online? These people are being arrested too! Beware!
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