AZA “Not a Pet” Campaign: Why It Doesn’t Help Anyone
The American Association of Zoos and Aquariums presents a troubling new campaign targeting exotic pet owners. Here’s why you should be wary.
Ferrets and Waardenburg Syndrome: What You Need to Know
Waardenburg Syndrome is a disorder that develops while the kit is still in the womb, but with a few special management techniques, they can still live a wonderful and happy life.
10 Exotic Pets You Can Own That Are Native to the United States
Exotic pets can also be native animals found in your own backyard. Which American natives can be kept as pets?
Exotic Pet Ideas: A List of Weird Pets to Be Wary Of
Always use caution when thinking of choosing an exotic pet for a companion. Weirder does not always mean better (or safer).
Giant African Millipedes as Pets: Care and Feeding
Giant African millipedes are super interesting creatures, and they are one of the easiest bugs to keep as pets! This article will go over their care and feeding requirements.
Can You Own an Owl as a Pet and How Do You Care for One?
Can you own an owl as a pet? The answer may surprise you. This article covers the legality of owning a pet owl and their basic care requirements (food, enclosures, health and safety), and answers questions many people may have about what it's like to own one of these raptors.
5 Weird but Normal Axolotl Behaviors
Axolotls are aquatic salamanders with some funny habits. There's not as much information about them available as other species, so it can be hard to tell if their quirky behaviors are normal. Here are 5 axolotl behaviors that seem weird but are totally not.
A Beginner's Guide to Owning/Caring for a Leopard Gecko
Owning a gecko is amazing but you must know the particulars of your lizard's specific species or subgenus. If you want to learn how to take care of a leopard gecko—from terrarium setup to diet to basic care—this guide will teach you how to be an informed and caring gecko parent.
Pet Wallaby Care: A Comprehensive Care Guide for Beginners
This article discusses basic care requirements for a pet wallaby. Consider this your go-to exotic pet care sheet for domesticated wallabies.
Ferrets: Digestive System, Nutritional Needs, and Tips
Learn more about how your ferret's stomach works so you can start properly keeping them healthy and choose the right food.
Ferret Husbandry 101: Behavior, Diet, and Medical Care
This article will discuss the basic care and husbandry of ferrets, including behavior, diet, housing, preventative care, and common medical conditions.
15 Pets You Can Own That Look Like Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals
Certain animals resemble dinosaurs and can be owned as pets. Discover how these species are related to prehistoric creatures and learn some interesting facts about them.
7 Cuddly and Affectionate Exotic Pets
Some exotic pets make better and more affectionate companion animals than others. Here is a list of the most popular examples. If you're knew to exotic animals, make sure to confer with a veterinarian or animal expert before taking an animal home.
Sugar Gliders: General Information and Pet Keeping
Sugar gliders are fascinating creatures in the wild and amazingly fun pets to keep domestically. In this article, we will discuss the husbandry requirements and special characteristics of this species.