Special Hunter Pets
The physicians and employees at Kansas City Veterinary Care are pleased to provide veterinary medical care and services to furry, feathered and scaly exotic pets. It is also essential to recognize that the veterinarians that see exotics are not necessarily specialists (which means they haven’t accomplished 4 years of college studying exclusively exotic pets) but they have discovered from years of knowledge seeing and treating these animals and have done substantial investigation on their own time.
Whenever exotic pets are mentioned in the media, it is in a fairly undesirable light, and although I can think about the number of irresponsible individuals that should in no way be allowed to get their hands on specific animals, I assume that there are indeed good examples hiding somewhere.
Nonetheless, the scarcity of bigger bears like polar bears and grizzly bears getting kept as private pets may extremely well contribute to the lack of fatal statistics from them, or maybe it is people becoming significantly less prepared to enter their enclosures.
It might be of interest to some men and women that previous to 2010, boa constrictors, in spite of immense popularity as pets in the reptile trade, had been responsible for zero recorded human fatalities in the US. Nor am I aware of any incidences in other countries, but the US is a a lot more than enough sample size.
The result of the demand for exotic pets increasing is an ever spiraling enhance in illegal collection and shipping, in atrocious circumstances, of enormous numbers of wild harvested ‘future pets’, with a quite modest percentage arriving on the other side alive.