Whenever you bring home a new exotic pet, whether or not they are old or young, from a identified breeder or the street, constantly take your exotic pet for an initial veterinary check out. Monkeys of any shape or size do not make very good pets, and by taking them on as pets you are dooming them to a life that is far from excellent for them, and one particular which will most likely result in a great deal of mental anguish for them, if not permanent mental (and fairly possibly physical) damage.
I am not confident if this is generating sense, but my point is that I would not want to create about the factors that someone should or must not wish to acquire a Tokay Gecko, but I can appropriately write about the factors that Leopard Geckos make great pets and the risks related with ownership (such as using the wrong substrate in their enclosures).
I have written a related article about the audacity of all exotic pets, huge and tiny, indiscriminately getting labeled as ‘dangerous’ basically due to the fact they are unusual, not domesticated (although at times they even are), and make individuals who are not their owners uncomfortable with their strange looks.
Owners who like to snuggle and hold their pets for extended periods may want to turn owning a genet down—they just aren’t mentally constructed for it. Genets are very skittish and hate to be restrained by humans, and the final factor any person … Read More
The Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine is an exclusive bird and exotic animal veterinary hospital with the knowledge to confidently and competently care for all species of non-classic pets situated close to Seattle, WA. It has been difficult to discover breeders, could not discover any in Canada so i am trying to get one particular from a breeder in the USA – only two toed sloths tho… i think would be simpler than try to bring 1 from Brazil which is so far from here and the regulations there about exotic pets are quite challenging.
Although dogs can be typical carriers of the virus, (and are 1 of the most common sources of transmission of the illness to humans in undeveloped countries such as Asia and Africa) an important distinction of dogs, cats, ferrets and most farm animals that separates them from ‘exotic’ pets is that these non-domesticated animals do not have an approved rabies vaccine.
Named soon after the Capuchin Monks that wore robes to conceal their faces, the Capuchin monkeys are adorable, and have however been glamorized as pets by Hollywood, both in the show Friends, and in the Jim Carrey movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
The deeper issue here is that you are either in 1 camp or the other: Comprehensive animal liberation where no animal items are consumed, no pets are owned, and absolutely nothing is constructed or utilised that may well compromise an animal’s welfare or atmosphere, such as a auto or residence.… Read More