Nongame Wildlife Program
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Restricted and exempted domestic animals
|Introduction||Table of Content||Ferret Bibliography||Population Estimates|
|Ferret Survey||Biology and Uses||Ferret in the Wild||World Distribution|
|California's Concerns||Native Carnivores||Other Mustelidae||Tables|
California restrictions and exemptions relating to the importation, transportation and possession of many varieties of domestic birds and mammals
This list is not complete; refer to California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 671.
|Ratites (ostrich, emu, etc.)||All|
|Order Anseriformes (waterfowl)||All|
|Order Galliformes (pheasants, chickens, quail, guinea fowl, etc.)||All|
|Other non-restricted birds||Examples: Canaries, parrots, parakeets, many finches|
|Order Lagomorpha (rabbits, hares)||domesticated races of rabbits and hares|
|Order Rodentia (mice, rats, etc.)||domesticated races of golden hamsters, dwarf hamsters, rats, mice, guinea pigs, chinchilla (Chinchilla laniger)|
|Order Carnivora (carnivores)||domestic cats and hybrids of domestic cats, domesticated dogs, and offspring of F-1 wolf-dog hybrids|
|Ungulates (hoofed animals)||horses; burros and asses; domestic cattle of the species Bos taurus and Bos indicus; yak; Asian water buffalo; domestic sheep; domestic goat; domestic swine; llama, alpaca, guanaco, and their hybrids; camels; and bison|
|Family Psittacidae (parrots)||Monk parakeet (also called Quaker parakeet)|
|Order Insectivora (shrews, moles, hedgehogs, etc.)||All species (including all species and varieties of hedgehogs, including domestic hedgehogs, hybrids, and colors or mutations of wild types)|
|Order Rodentia (mice, rats, etc.)||all species and varieties of gerbils, and all wild-caught or captive-bred species of squirrels, prairie dogs, fur-bearing rodents, mice and rats, except rodents specifically exempted above|
|Order Carnivora (carnivores)||domestic or ranch mink, domestic ferrets, polecat-ferret hybrids, domestic or ranch red fox, Arctic or blue fox, and F-1 wolf-dog hybrids|
|Ungulates (hoofed animals)||domestic and semi-domestic ungulates, including fallow deer, ranch-raised elk, reindeer, eland, gayal|
Table 1. Relative sizes of carnivores.
Table 2. Established species of non-native mammals in California.
Table 3. Established populations of escaped pets/ornamental animals.
Table 4. Restricted domestic animals.
Table 5. Restricted and exempted domestic animals.
Table 6. Illegal pets in California.