From sugar gliders to guinea pigs, check out some animals other than dogs and cats you and your loved ones may embrace.
Remember that while different creatures have different dietary and space conditions, all of them need love, care and attention. Please also check laws in your region before adopting since the keeping, as pets, of a number of them may be prohibited.
Bearded dragons are pretty popular as the pets and people love it as their companion. If you have enjoyed its company and wish to sell the babies of bearded dragons, so others could enjoy the same, then you may think of selling the baby bearded dragons. Bearded dragons are cute pets as they are friendly in their own way, with a queer laid back nature.
Little and energetic, ferrets are lively and smart mammals with extended lifespans — they normally live for eight to 10 decades. Ferrets must ideally be stored in tiny groups, since they are social animals, and have to be fed meat on a daily basis.
Hamsters are popular pets, especially for children, because they’re simple to feed and house. There are lots of species — the most frequent is that the Syrian (or golden) hamster (pictured). Remember not to mix hamsters of different species since they will fight each other.
Rabbits may be affectionate and rewarding pets but remember they need special care and attention; this involves building a home large enough for them to jump about in and supplying them with playmates. Rabbits stored in smaller cages might become irritable and bad-tempered. They are sometimes fed grass or hay with a couple of fresh vegetables now and then.
Named due to their love of sweet foods and their ability to glide between trees, they require companionship, fresh fruit every day (bits of meat and live insects can be a tasty treat) and, if being kept inside, a cage large enough to allow them to exercise and keep active.
Chipmunks can result in rewarding and entertaining pets but are high-maintenance animals and not recommended for children. Located primarily in North America, they are friendly and lively members of the squirrel family and will live for up to three decades. Chipmunks need large enclosures to maintain an active way of life. They will eat anything from berries and nuts to cereal and insects. In captivity, they might also be feed fresh vegetables.
While it is true fish (especially freshwater species) are easier to look after than other creatures on this listing, maintaining an aquarium (and healthy and happy fish) demands time, effort and attention on your part. Don’t forget to regularly clean the tank and maintain the specific water chemistry and temperature every species must survive. The most popular types include goldfish and angelfish. Fish has to be fed closely and only once daily; overfeeding could be fatal.
Guinea pigs are friendly and intelligent creatures that can be kept inside or out. Located originally in South America, they are curious creatures that are highly sociable and will live for up to seven years.
Additionally called cavies, they need big enclosures (also called”hutch”) that contains a personal and coated sleeping area; they’re sensitive to sound and changes in weather. Guinea pigs should be fed fruit and vegetables (especially those rich in vitamin C) and may also be fed pre-mixed food mix.
Did you know hedgehogs have been in existence for millions of years? They are endemic to most of Africa and southern Europe and can be easily identified by its prickly quills; those can injure you, so be careful when handling them.
From the wild, hedgehogs are insectivores but will eat everything out of fish, small snakes and frogs to fruits and fresh vegetables.
Gerbils are smart and sociable, therefore it is best to keep them in pairs or groups. In the wild, gerbils reside in underground tunnels which can run for as many as 10 feet (three meters). In captivity, gerbils will live happily in a suitably large tank filled with substance through which they can dig and construct tunnels.