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Owning Iguanas - The Good and Bad

Whether you own a dog, a cat, or an iguana, there is always a minimum amount of care required on a day-to-day basis to ensure your petís health and happiness.

It is important therefore to invest a great deal of time in learning about proper care and maintenance of your pet.

This is especially true when you have a pet iguana. Owning an iguana is not like owning domestic animals such as a dog or a cat. You could end up with a lot of problems and frustration unless you do some research before you buy one.

For the sake of both you and your pet iguana, you need to be truly committed and be able to handle the responsibilities of owning such a unique animal. Iguanas are not for everyone. The level of care required to own this animal takes both time and money.

You may want to attend a local herpetological society meeting to find out if owning an iguana fits into your lifestyle. One of the best ways to learn about this species is to talk to iguana owners and other people who have had first hand experience on how to raise them.

When talking to iguana owners, you may notice that there is a big difference of opinion on the amount of time, money, and effort it takes to raise an iguana. Some iguana owners claim that their pets are very easy to care for while some owners will say that caring for this type of pet can be quite a challenge.

However, the difference is not in the animal itself, but in the attitude of the pet owner. What is hard and challenging for one owner may be easy and enjoyable for another.

Opinion: Taking care of an iguana is easy

For many owners, caring for their pet iguanas is simple and takes very little time and effort. Iguanas do not require the attention and time that some other pets do. Iguana owners believe that the biggest challenge in raising this special animal is the initial preparation of the right environment and diet.

Once the initial set up is complete and the owners learned how to take care of their pet iguana, the rest of maintenance is simple and less demanding. Iguanas usually remain in one area for most of the day and only move for food, heat, or when they see something new in their environment.

Opinion: Taking care of an iguana is difficult

Many iguana owners believe that these animals do not make a good pet. For someone who has a genuine fascination, interest, and willingness to provide a suitable environment, these creatures can make a wonderful pet.

But for many average pet owners, taking care of an iguana is more than what they have bargained for. Their special needs and requirements such as their diet and habitat can be quite overwhelming and expensive.

They can get very large (up to 6ft) and require a very specific level care.

 

 
Also See:
- Reptiles - Help Protect The Species: Buy Farm-Raised Iguanas
- 6 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Getting An Iguana
- 10 Tips for Choosing The Best Green Iguana
- Looking For An Iguana? Here Are 6 Great Places To Look
- Owning Iguanas - The Good and Bad
- Learn Why Iguanas Are Ideal Pets For Some People

 
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