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Restricted Species

Restricted species fall in either Division 1 or 2.

Division 1 species

These animals have never been legal pets in Saskatchewan or are considered overtly dangerous. They may not be held for personal possession.

Division 2 species

These animals are currently pets and may be kept for the remaining life of the animal – if the Ministry of Environment was notified of their presence by November 30, 2021. Animals may not be sold within the province to other individuals.

Division 1 – species are not legal to hold as pets in Saskatchewan.

Division 2 – animals in the province that are listed in Division 2 are not considered overtly dangerous but, pose other risks.

Examples of restricted species

Restricted species


Captive wildlife permitting

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