Effective Friday, September 17, a province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces. 

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A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

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Allowed Species

Using established risk criteria, the review of hundreds of species resulted in the modernization of an Allowed list of species that can be held for personal possession without permitting requirements.

Examples of allowed species

Allowed species

Species that do not require a permit under The Captive Wildlife Regulations, 2021 include:

  • Domestic animals such as dogs, cats, horses, poultry and swine;
  • Animals raised for the purpose of producing animal products as defined in The Animal Products Act: domestic yaks, alpaca, llamas, ostriches, emus and rheas;
  • Llamas when used as guard animals; and
  • Hybrid animals greater than the fourth generation from wild stock (i.e. F5, F6, F7 etc.).

Allowed species for ownership

If you did not find the species in the Allowed list, use the Species Search.

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