Reptiles definitely is not known to be cuddly, but Some reptiles really enjoy being with you. With proper Training, these reptiles can learn to be handled with care daily! That makes them an excellent choice for families with children and for classrooms, science museums, and other educational facilities. Our top choices are:
If you’re looking for a reptile who likes you just as much as you like it, you want to buy a bearded dragon. Bearded Dragons can become close companions with their humans. As your pet Beardie gets to know you better, it will even learn to climb on your body and ride around on your shoulders. The level of care required for a Bearded Dragon is considered “easy.” Their overall hardiness and small-medium size make these lizards an excellent starter reptile. These friendly lizards are most active during the daytime hours and are not nocturnal like many reptiles, so they’re great for someone who wants to spend time with their reptile during the day. They eat a diet of vegetables, plants, insects, and fruits.
They are one of the most popular pet reptiles! Leopard Geckos are known for their calm nature. They are easy to handle and care for. They do well in a simple 10-gallon aquarium. Many families with children decided to buy a Leopard Gecko pet. They can be handled by kids as long as the young kids are supervised and warned of the potential to harm the gecko’s tail. Leopard Geckos are captively bred all over the US and so are commonly available in a wide range of colour morphs.
You may think only a small lizard would be friendly enough to keep as a pet, but this is a common mistake. In fact, the Black and White Tegu is a wonderful, friendly pet! With proper socialization, these big lizards are friendly and social. Adult Tegus are highly docile, and these lizards are smart, too. They can even be housebroken!