If it’s venomous, a bird that can’t fly or a feline that’s not commonly domesticated, chances are you can’t legally own it in Denton.
Denton’s City Code Chapter 6 outlines local law about animals, including the prohibited animals you can’t keep as pets.
“Rarely do we get calls about [prohibited animals],” said Nicole Heyer, a supervisor at Denton Animal Services. “We have recently received one about a fox that is owned.”
Generally, you can’t own a prohibited animal, but you can get a permit to own one through the Animal Services Unit. These permits can be issued to zoos, research