Why Crested Geckos Make Good First Exotic Pets

It may seem trendy to own an exotic pet, but owning an otter as a pet is illegal in most localities without a permit. Myself, Justyna and the veterinary student who is seeing practice with us this week to learn more about exotic pet medicine were all holding our breaths at times. As a breeder, one has to firstly accept this as fact and then ask themselves whether they have a greater concern for the health of the animals in their care, or for making a profit at the expense of animal welfare.

Trust between humans and domesticated species has developed over a long span of history and cannot be replicated in just one lifetime. Low-maintenance pets, they are curious animals that enjoy interactions with humans. When exotic animals or birds escape, or are deliberately released into the local environment because they are no longer wanted, they can cause enormous …