Cutest things in the world and I might want one for a pet but I am having trouble getting a straight answer to this question. Anyone know?
Fennec Fox Laws
Even if your state allows ownership of fennec foxes -- with or without a permit -- that might not be the case for your county or municipality. If your state does allow fennec foxes, contact your local animal control agency to ensure there are no municipal laws regarding fox-keeping. As of 2014, states banning possession of fennec foxes include Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada and Washington. States including Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Texas require either a permit or health certificate for fennec foxes. New York statutes list the fennec fox as a companion animal.
Your local veterinarian knows whether it is banned or not. If you take an animal to a vet and it is banned, the vet is required to notify animal control to come get it.