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Dangerous Wild Animals
House Bill 1362, subchapter to Chapter 822 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, requires the registration of certain dangerous wild animals by their owners. Registration is through animal registration agencies such as municipal or county animal control offices or county sheriffs.*
- Sample Application (PDF)
- Sample Certificate (PDF)
* Owners of dangerous wild animals need to contact their local animal registration agency for an application and instructions that are applicable to their area.