Recent Rule Changes
In 2005, the FWC formed a technical assistance
group, consisting of 11 experts, to review captive wildlife
regulations and address current captive wildlife issues.
Their work has resulted in recent changes to the captive wildlife
Captive Wildlife Technical Assistance Group
New rules went into effect August 27, 2009 and
are summarized below:
Additional rules affecting captive wildlife
owners and possessors went into effect Jan. 1, 2008.
Rules regarding Red-eared Sliders became
effective in July, 2007.