Welcome to the

World of Exotic Pets in Florida!

From axolotls to kangaroos, Florida's exotic pet laws offer a wide range of options for animal enthusiasts. Let's explore the good, the bad, and the cuddly!

Florida allows a variety of exotic animals like hedgehogs, honey possums, and chipmunks. Some require permits, while others don't.

Legally Allowed Exotic Pets

Understanding Florida's Permit System

Animals are categorized into Class I, II, and III, each requiring different permits and care standards.

Exotic Birds

rom parrots to finches, exotic birds are a popular choice. But remember, they have unique care needs.

Small Mammals

Foxes, skunks, and raccoons fall under this category. They're adorable but can be unpredictable

Reptiles and Amphibians

Snakes, lizards, and frogs are fascinating but require specialized care

Exotic Pets to Avoid

Tigers, lions, and venomous snakes are among the animals you can't own in Florida

What About Monkeys and Sloths?

Certain monkeys and sloths can be owned with specific permits and conditions.

Are Exotic Pets for You?

Owning an exotic pet in Florida is a big responsibility. Make sure you're ready for the commitment