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TX- Dangerous Animals - G. Caging Requirements and Standards for Dangerous Wild Animals.


This regulation establishes caging requirements and minimum standards of care for "dangerous wild animals," including: gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, baboons, lions, tigers, cheetahs, ocelots, cougars, leopards, jaguars, bobcats, lynxes, servals, caracals, hyenas, bears, coyotes, jackals, and all hybrids thereof. 

TX- Circus, entertainment animals - Subchapter B. Care of Animals by Circuses, Carnivals, and Zoos


This set of regulations sets license conditions and fees for circuses, carnivals, and zoos that are regulated by the Department of Health Services and establishes standards regarding the care of animals maintained by those facilities. All circuses, carnivals, and zoos that are regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture under the Federal Animal Welfare Act are exempt from these regulations.

TX - Wildlife, wolves - Subchapter B. Nongame Animals


Under these Texas statutes, no person may hunt, sell, buy or possess a live or dead bat, with exceptions. A violation is a Class C misdemeanor. It is a felony to possess, transport, receive, or release a live wolf in Texas (with exceptions). It is a class B misdemeanor to sell a living armadillo in Texas (with exceptions).

TX - Wildlife - Subchapter H. Permits to Control Wildlife Protected by This Code.


This statute allows an individual to apply to a local municipality to receive a permit to destroy wildlife that is posing a serious risk to agricultural interests or public safety.  This provision relates to a section that disallows the killing of eagles save for this exception.

TX - Veterinary - Chapter 801. Veterinarians.


These are the state's veterinary practice laws.  Among the provisions include licensing requirements, laws concerning the state veterinary board, veterinary records laws, and the laws governing disciplinary actions for impaired or incompetent practitioners.

TX - Trusts - Chapter 112. Creation, Validity, Modification, and Termination of Trusts.


This Texas statute comprises the state's pet trust law.  A trust may be created to provide for the care of an animal alive during the settlor's lifetime. The trust terminates on the death of the animal or, if the trust is created to provide for the care of more than one animal alive during the settlor's lifetime, on the death of the last surviving animal.  The law also provides a distribution schedule for the trust's remaining assets.

TX - Trade - Shark Fins Effective July 1, 2106: A person may not buy or offer to buy, sell or offer to sell, possess for the purpose of sale, transport, or ship for the purpose of sale, barter, or exchange a shark fin regardless of where the shark was taken or caught. A person who violates Section 66.2161 or a proclamation adopted under that section commits an offense that is a Class B Parks and Wildlife Code misdemeanor.
TX - Rehabilitation, wildlife - Subchapter C. Wildlife Rehabilitation Permits


This chapter of Texas regulations provide the requirements to obtain a wildlife rehabilitation permit. The qualifications to obtain a wildlife rehabilitation permit are also outlined. General facilities standards and inspection requirements are provided.

TX - Registration - Subchapter C: Regulation of Dogs


Chapter 822, Sections .031 through .035 address the regulation of dogs.  Specifically, these provisions cover the registration requirements, prohibit unregistered dogs from running at large, and enumerate the treatment of dogs that attack other domestic animals.

TX - Rabies control - § 169.22. Definitions This code is the definition section for the Texas Administrative Code's regulations on rabies control.

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