Question: How Can I Get A Fennec Fox?

It is legal to own a fennec fox everywhere in the United States except Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, and Washington.

How much does a Fennec fox cost?

Fennec foxes cost approximately $1500-2000, and generally people will be placed on a waiting list for a year or more to obtain a kit from a breeder. Fennec foxes do not rehome well as they tend to bond with their first owner.

Are Fennec foxes dangerous?

Fennec Foxes are not dangerous to humans, but they are also not domesticated. Some people do keep them as pets.

Is a Fennec Fox a cat or dog?

Fennec Fox Behavior and Temperament

Fennecs are very social animals, who live in colonies of up to 10 in the wild. This smallest of the wild canids often purrs like a cat when it’s content. Like other small animals, fennec foxes use scent as a defensive mechanism.

Are Fennec foxes aggressive?

Fennec foxes can be aggressive when necessary: Males get aggressive with territory and will mark with urine. They also become aggressive during mating season. Females will be aggressive when it comes to defending their young.

What is the cheapest pet to have?

The Cheapest Pets to Own

  • Hermit Crab. They may not the cuddliest option on the list, but hermit crabs can make for great pets if you’re looking for an inexpensive, low-maintenance and laid-back companion.
  • Goldfish.
  • Budgerigar.
  • Leopard Gecko.
  • Guinea Pig.
  • Ants.