4 Reasons Why Large Exotic Pets are Not Urban-Friendly

4 Reasons Why Large Exotic Pets are Not Urban-Friendly

At first glance, the idea of having a pet tiger or crocodile sounds pretty neat. These animals are unique, majestic, and popular pets in many states. The reality of owning exotic pets is much different than the fantasy, however. Even in areas where they’re legal, large exotic pets create a lot of issues and don’t … Read more 4 Reasons Why Large Exotic Pets are Not Urban-Friendly

Benefits of Owning a Pet: April is National Pet Month!

The Benefits of Owning a Pet - National Pet Day, April 2019

National Pet Month The Benefits of Owning a Pet A survey by ExoticDirect on the benefits of owning a pet has revealed that happiness, love, and calmness are the three most popular emotions pet owners feel when stroking their pets. The survey run by ExoticDirect was aimed at understanding how exotic pet owners feel about their pets and included … Read more Benefits of Owning a Pet: April is National Pet Month!

The Healthiest Food For Your Bearded Dragon

Healthiest Food for your Bearded Dragon

Healthiest Food For Your Bearded Dragon Just like you need to get your five-a-day and drink plenty of water, bearded dragons need to have a healthy, well-balanced diet too if they are going to maintain good health. Just like you, bearded dragons don’t want to get a muffin top either, and that’s why they appreciate a … Read more The Healthiest Food For Your Bearded Dragon

Fascinating Facts About Reptiles – Reptile Awareness Day

10 of the most fascinating facts about reptiles, Reptile Awareness Day, October 21

Ten Fascinating Facts About Reptiles ExoticDirect pet insurance has collected ten of the most fascinating facts about reptiles for Reptile Awareness Day on October 21st. 1. There are four main reptile groups. Crocodilians, which includes alligators and crocodiles; Squamates, which includes lizards and snakes; Tuatara, which look like lizards but differ in their bone structure; Turtles. Turtles … Read more Fascinating Facts About Reptiles – Reptile Awareness Day

10 Fascinating Facts About Iguanas – Iguana Awareness Day 8 Sept

10 Fascinating Facts About Iguanas, Iguana Awareness Day 8th September

To commemorate Iguana Awareness Day on September 8th, we’ve collected ten of the most interesting, funny, downright weird, and fascinating facts about iguanas for your pleasure. So put the kettle on and prepare to be amazed (or at least mildly interested) by these wonderful animals. Interesting Iguana Facts 1. Iguanas can get rather big. The longest … Read more 10 Fascinating Facts About Iguanas – Iguana Awareness Day 8 Sept

Jamaican Iguana Thought to be Extinct Makes a Comeback

Jamaican Iguana Thought to be Extinct Makes a Comeback

Jamaican Iguana ~ An Endangered Species ~ The Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) is a large species of lizard of the genus Cyclura endemic to Jamaica. It is the largest native land animal in the country and is now on the critically endangered list.  The Jamaican iguana was actually considered extinct between 1948-1990. Once found throughout Jamaica … Read more Jamaican Iguana Thought to be Extinct Makes a Comeback