Pet ownership laws for “exotic animals” like ferrets can be confusing. Even governments within the same country vary on whether they consider ferrets illegal or not. The U.S. states of New York, California, and Hawaii are great examples of this.
It’s tough to keep track of all the different regulations. But you can wind up in lots of trouble moving to the wrong place with your fur-baby.
This guide will help ensure that you avoid areas where ferrets are illegal to sell or keep as pets, and provide a bit of context for those seemingly arbitrary laws.