Hybrid Law tracks laws concerning ownership of hybrid cats and dogs in the United States, and where possible other countries. Legislation is listed by state and may include county and city.
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1501:31-19-05 Dangerous wild animals.
(A) As of January 6, 2011, except as provided in paragraphs (B) and (C), it shall be
unlawful to posses, sell, or transfer live restricted species. For purposes of this
section, "restricted species" means any individual animal of the following scientific
(1) Class mammalia, order carnivora:
(a) Family canidae: coyote (Canis latrans), timber and gray wolf (Canis
lupus), excluding wolf-dog hybrids;
(b) Family felidae: lions (Panthera leo), tigers (Panthera tigris), jaguars
(Panthera onca), leopard (Panthera pardus), clouded leopard (Neofelis
nebulosa), snow leopard (Panthera uncia), cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus),
bobcat (Rufus rufus), lynx (Lynx rufus), cougars, pumas, or mountain
lions (Puma concolor), including hybrids thereof;
Editors note: as Serval, Jungle Cat, Asian Leopard, Fishing Cat, and Geoffroy Cat are not listed above it is presumed that these exotics as well as their hybrids remain legal in OH.
Disclaimer: Please check all local, city, county, township, homeowners' ordinances in your area first before acquiring any hybrid or exotic animals.
ordinances and regulations from all levels of government affect the
ownership of exotic and hybrid animals. It is strongly recommended that
county and city laws, and homeowners association rules be researched
prior to buying or selling any hybrid animal.
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