Lake Tahoe Wolf Rescue

 

Wolfdog Rescues and Sanctuaries by State

 

We strongly recommend that you first verify that you can own a Wolfdog in your state and the limitations. Please contact a Rescue Organization or Sanctuary in or near your state for adoptions. If you need further help or guidance contact us and we will help to follow up if necessary.

 

State Regulations as they pertain to Wolfdogs (Wolf Hybrids)

For more detailed information visit

http://www.wolfdogalliance.org/legislation/statelaws.html

 

As a matter of policy, Lake Tahoe Wolf Rescue does not endorse any particular Wolf or Wolfdog rescue facility or individual. The links shown below are a partial representation of rescue options that are available. 

 

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The notes below regarding the laws for each State are only a generalization, and may vary from County to County. You need to verify your local County laws pertaining to owning a Wolfdog. 

 

Alabama  - Laws are changing periodically, check current laws.


Alaska
  Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf  Hybrids

Wolf Song Of Alaska   - Sanctuary  -   http://www.wolfsongalaska.org/   

Arizona  -  Wolves with Permit only

Where Wolves Rescue    -   http://www.wolfcountry.com/Where_Wolves_Rescue/

Tundra Shepherd Rescue    -   http://2001.homestead.com/tundrashepherd.html

Eagle Tail Mountain Wolf Sanctuary  -   http://www.eagletailmountain.com/


Arkansas   Requires License


California
  -  No possession of Wolves or F1 Wolf Hybrids         

California Wolf Center - Sanctuary -  http://www.californiawolfcenter.org/

Lockwood Animal Rescue - www.lockwoodarc.org

Never Cry Wolf Rescue  -  http://www.nevercrywolfrescue.com/

Wolfdog Rescue Resources  -   http://www.wrr-inc.org/

Wolf Mountain Sanctuary -   http://www.wolfmountain.com/

Colorado

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife - Sanctuary    -  http://www.wolfeducation.org/

Heart Of The Wolf Organization  -   http://heartofthewolf.org/

Indigo Mountain Nature Center -   Sanctuary  -   http://www.indigomtn.org/

Mission: Wolf – Sanctuary -   http://www.missionwolf.com/

W.O.L.F. - Wolves Offered Life & Friendship -  http://www.wolfsanctuary.net/    


Connecticut
  - Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf  Hybrids

Delaware
  -  Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf Hybrids


Florida  -  Wolf Hybrids must be under 75% Wolf content
            Big Oak Wolf Sanctuary -  http://bigoakwolfsanctuary.org/

Seacrest Wolf Preserve  -   http://www.seacrestwolfpreserve.org/

          Shy Wolf Sanctuary -  http://www.shywolfsanctuary.com/


Georgia  - Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf Hybrids


Hawaii - Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf Hybrids
 

Idaho  -
  Requires Permit

Wolf Recovery Foundation  -   http://www.forwolves.org/ 

Global Wolf and Wolfdog Rescue   -   http://www.myspace.com/wolfandwolfdogrescue


Illinois  - Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf Hybrids

Big Run Wolf Ranch - Sanctuary   -   http://www.bigrunwolfranch.org/

Indiana 

Red Wolf Sanctuary  -   http://www.redwolf.org/   

Wolf Park - Sanctuary    -   http://www.wolfpark.org/

Wolf Creek Habitat & Rescue – Sanctuary  -   http://www.nighthowls7.com/ 

Iowa  -  Requires Permit


Kansas 


Kentucky  -
 Wolf Hybirds 25% Wolf Content and below only 


Louisiana - Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf
 Hybrids

Maine - Requires License and Tatoo ID for Wolf
Hybrids, New Legislation Pending

Runs With Wolves Sanctuary -  http://www.rwws.org/ 

Maryland  -  Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf
 Hybrids

Massachusetts  - Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf
  Hybrids

            Wolf Hollow – Sanctuary    -   http://www.wolfhollowipswich.org/

Michigan  - Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf
 Hybrids

Minnesota  - County Regulated 

Mississippi  Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf  Hybrids

Wolf Howl Animal Preserve L.L.C.  -   http://www.everythingwolf.com   / 

Missouri
   Requires Permit for Wolf  Hybrids

Endangered Wolf Center - Sanctuary -  http://www.wildcanidcenter.org/

Montana
  -  Requires Permit and Tattoo ID for 50% Wolf content or more Wolf
  Hybrids

Nebraska
  -  Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf Hybrids

Nevada
 
-  Illegal to own Wolf Hybrids in some counties

            Lake Tahoe Wolf Rescue  - http://www.laketahoewolfrescue.com/   

           

New Hampshire  License and documentation of being spayed or neutered for Wolf Hybrids 
            Loki Clan Wolf Refuge - Sanctuary -  http://www.lokiclan.com/

 

New Jersey

            Howling Woods Farm – Sanctuary    -   http://www.howlingwoods.org/

            Lakota Wolf Preserve – Sanctuary  -   http://www.lakotawolf.com/   
 

New Mexico

Wanagi Wolf Fund and Rescue     -  http://www.wanagi-wolf-fund.org/

Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary    -   http://www.wildspiritwolfsanctuary.org/

Wolf Paw Mountain  -   http://www.myspace.com/girlinthemountains


New York  Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf  Hybrids

North Carolina

Full Moon Farm - Sanctuary    -   http://www.fullmoonfarm.org/

The Wolf Sanctum – Santuary    -   http://www.wolfsanctum.org/

  
North Dakota
  -  Requires Permit for Wolf Hybrids

Ohio

Oklahoma

            Freedom’s Song Rescue & Sanctuary    -   http://freedomssong.org/

        Karen Cooper - Rescuer -  http://www.myspace.com/wolfdogrescuer

             Oklahoma Adoptable Wolfdogs  -  http://www.wolfdogsokc.org/index.php

Oregon 
           White Wolf Sanctuary
  -  http://www.white-wolf-sanctuary.com/
         Wolf Angel Rescue - Rescuer -  http://www.myspace.com/wolfangelrescue   
           Songdog Rescue - http://songdogrescue.com/

 

Pennsylvania  Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf  Hybrids

The Wolf Sanctuary of PA  -  http://www.wolfsancpa.com/ 

Rhode Island
  Illegal to own Wolves or Wolf  Hybrids  

South Carolina
  -  There is no regulation against possession of a 25% Wolf content Wolf Hybrid if purchased within the state.

South Dakota  Requires Permit and Tattoo ID for Wolf  Hybrids

Tennessee

Sojourn    Rescue & Safe Haven -  http://sjblues.com/   

Texas

Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary  - http://wolvesofsaintfrancis.org/ 
 

Utah

Vermont

Virginia  Requires Permit and Tattoo ID for Wolf  Hybrids

Wolfdog Rescue Resources -  http://www.wrr-inc.org/

Washington
   -  Wolf Hybrids are prohibited in King County

          Wolf Haven International - Sanctuary  -   http://www.wolfhaven.org/

             Wolftown – Sanctuary  -   http://www.wolftown.org/


West Virginia  -  Importation of Wolf Hybrids is not allowed

 

WisconsinRescue
            The Grey Wolf Rescue  -  http://www.thegreywolf.org/

Wyoming    Importation of or selling of Wolf Hybrids is not allowed


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