Hybrid cats are prohibited for importation and possession in the state of Utah, except “domestic breed recognized by The International Cat Association.”
Hybrid dogs (or wolves) are considered domestic and the state has no jurisdiction over the importation or possession. This information is in a guidebook for Collection, Importation and Possession of Zoological Animals (http://www.wildlife.utah.gov/guidebooks/) , page 4 for dog hybrids and page 20 for cat hybrids.
23-13-5. Importation or exportation and release of wildlife unlawful.
It is unlawful for any person to import into or export from the state of Utah any species of live native or exotic wildlife or to possess or release from captivity any such imported live wildlife except as provided in this code or the rules and regulations of the Wildlife Board without first securing written permission from the division of Wildlife Resources.
II. SPECIES NOT COVERED BY THIS RULE
The following species of domestic animals are not governed by this rule:
(6) Cat (Felis catus), including any domestic breed recognized by
The International Cat Association;
(10) Dog and dog hybrids (Canis familiaris);
It has been reported that many municipalities around Salt Lake City have bans against wolf hybrids. Please check with your local laws before considering wolf hybrid ownership.
Disclaimer: Please check all local, city, county, township, homeowners’ ordinances in your area first before acquiring any hybrid or exotic animals.