Knowledge for the final assessment in legislation, zoonosis and hygien

For the animals in the list below:

  • Small mammals:

    • Ferret Mustela putorius furo

    • Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus

    • Guineapig Cavia porcellus

    • Chinchilla Chinchilla lanigera

    • Rat Rattus norvegicus

    • Syrian hamster Mesocricetus auratus

  • Birds:
    • African Grey Parrot Psittacus erythacus

    • Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus

    • Chicken Gallus gallus domesticus

  • Reptiles:

    • Corn snake Pantherophys guttatus

    • Bearded dragon Pogona vitticeps
    • Hermann's tortoise Testudo hermanni

    • Aquatic turtle Pelomedusa subrufa

Knowledge in hygiene:

  • daily, weekly and monthly hygien at home
  • daily hygien for hospitalization
  • protocol of disinfection of a cage or a terrarium 
  • antiseptic and surgical techniques and durations for rubbing and washing 

Knowledge in zoonosis:

  • Main zoonosis of the species (not the complete list!)

Knowledge in legislation:

  • legal status of the species in your country:
    • domestic
    • protected by Council Regulation (EC) No. 338/97 of 9 December 1996
      • Annex A
      • Annex B
    • wild non protected
  • effects on the trade for this animals:
    • can you buy or hold it in your country, and under what conditions
    • can you buy it in France and take home with you and under what conditions? You can find info there: