exotic pets

Exotic pets are wild animals gone domestic; explore the absurd, fascinating and sometimes illegal exotic pet industry.

Briana Bayles7 days ago
Snake Keeping - It's Easier than You Think!
Snakes can be some of the most rewarding pets in any animal lover's collection. Choosing one of these stunning reptiles as a pet may seem a bit intimidating, however, there are several reasons why sna...
Tortoise Keeping 101
Tortoises are one of the oldest organisms on the earth today. They have survived meteors, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, ice ages, etc. This makes them great pets because their resilience makes them...
Andrea Hersom14 days ago
Life of a Snake Hustler Part 1
What is responsible breeding? Like anything where you are bringing living breathing creatures (humans included) into the world. It's very tough to decide what constitutes ethics and ethical breeding. ...
Charli Finch19 days ago
What You Need To Know Before Owning Sugar Gliders
Recently, Sugar Gliders are receiving more and more attention on the internet through viral videos of owners feeding their own or showing their amazing gliding abilities. However, whilst this new foun...
Laura Daykin21 days ago
Iguanas: The Vegan Lizard
Many of us know that iguanas feed solely on plant matter, but the reason why goes much deeper than vegetation just being the most readily available food stuffs. Members of the Iguanidae family are des...
Maranda Carenea month ago
Trash Pandas!
With raccoons, the first thing that comes to mind is a fat animal that knocks your trash over at night. Cute but also wild. No way can they be pets. That, however, is an incorrect statement. These ani...
Hannah Thomasa month ago
Rats Can Be Pets, Too!
If you mention a rat anywhere in New York, you'll be met with looks of disgust and stories of when homes were infested with the giant rodents. The image most people see of rats is one of an illness-ca...
Jordyn Goolsby2 months ago
Willow The Axolotl
In late 2015 I adopted an axolotl. I was so excited to get my new baby but I was nervous at the same time. You might not know what an axolotl is so let me explain. An axolotl is salamander that is nat...
D. White2 months ago
Exotic Pets: Axolotls
Have you ever been interested in these cute little creatures that have seemed to take over parts of the internet? Here is some information about Axolotls, how to care for them, where to find them, and...
Taylor Shipley3 months ago
Bearded Dragons
Looking for a new unique pet to add to your home? Want something quiet, yet playful? If you don't mind the scales when they try to cuddle up to you, bearded dragons are a great addition to the family....
Sage Fear4 months ago
Snakes: They Aren't as Awful as You Think
When you hear someone mention snakes, you probably think of the slithery, legless lizards. Most people have this idea that snakes are out to make lives difficult for humans and intentionally attack th...
Azzyness E4 months ago
Exotic Pets: What is a Sugar Glider?
Sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps) are originally from Australia, Tasmania, Papua-New Guinea, and Indonesia. They have been bred in captivity in the USA and UK for around 15 years. They are part of th...
Marlene Affeld4 months ago
Giant Birds of the Jungle
Highly entertaining and more interactive with owners and others than any other pet, a macaw requires a major commitment of time and energy; they can live for over a 100 years. Sadly, these regal birds...
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
Most Unusual Pets To Own
The exotic pet industry is booming, especially as people begin to see pets as an extension of themselves. After all, who would want a regular cat when they could have a serval? Who would want a dog wh...