Friday, July 25, 2008
Snakes. Insects. Rats. You might think it’s a list of reasons to call the exterminator, but for some, these crawly creatures are man’s best friend. Exotic pets – usually classified as anything besides cats and dogs – bring their own challenges and rewards to the lives of their keepers. While a chinchilla, an iguana, or a parrot might be fun to live with, who do you call if it gets sick? How can you make sure you’re taking good care of an unusual pet – and whether it’s even legal to have in your home. Tune in this Friday when we learn more about life with exotic and unusual pets.
- About.com – Exotic Pets
- Exotic Pet Laws
- Wikipedia: Exotic Pets
- Summary of State Laws Regarding Private Ownership of Exotic Animals
- Your Guide to Exotic Pets and Small Animals
- The Exotic Side of Veterinary Science
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