Should The United States Be Allowed To Own Exotic Pets

Improved Essays
Some people believe they should be allowed to own exotic pets because they are able to adequately care for them. These people feel it is there right to keep such pets. Should people in the United States be allowed to own exotic pets such as burmese pythons, tigers, and monkeys?

Be able to have exotic animals in the U.S.A My reason is that not all people like the basic animals that we can have today,so I think some people would like to have more animals to choose from something different instead of like a dog or a cat.Not all people like those animals and they might want a companion other then a dog or a cat to give the person comfort.Like a Wolf is my favorite animal I would love to have a baby Wolf so it grows up with me and knows me well
…show more content…
Exotic animals can live up to more than 40 years,they don’t cause allergies, they are cheaper in the the long run,you don’t have to take them for walks either.The president Calvin Coolidge,owned lots of exotic pets and he allowed them in the U.S.A,and the famous painter Dali had lots of exotic pets to and he said that they show lots of creativity just like him.As small exotic animals grow in popularity as companion pets, there is an increased urgency to improve the standard of veterinary care, including with the provision of safe, evidence-based protocols for anesthesia and sedation. Nonetheless, to date much of the current practice of exotic animal anesthesia relies on anecdotal drug dosing recommendations and extrapolation from unrelated species. Anesthesia and sedation of pet non-domestic species is often necessary for both invasive and noninvasive procedures. Even

Related Documents

  • Great Essays

    Numerous people believe owning an exotic pet, such as a tiger or a lion would be fine, since some people view these exotic animals as normal average pets. However, not many Americans take into consideration the effects these exotic animals can cause to humans and to the animals themselves. In National Geographic, the author of the article,“Exotic Pets”, Lauren Slater, presents a graph to show that 66% of exotic animals are owned privately, 28% of the animals are owned by the zoo, and 6%…

    • 1804 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Exotic Animals, Should They be Privately Owned? The USA Today column (2011) “Today’s Debate” featured two articles “Wild Animals Aren’t Pets” by the editor and “Opposing View: Let People Own Exotic Animals” written by Zazan Kukol to discuss if exotic and wild animals should be kept as (Wyrick 29-32). After objectively analyzing the strengths and weakness of each article, one must consider if exotic animals should be privately owned or banned from private ownership. The argument can be made that exotic…

    • 723 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Pre-Benchmark Essay Rough Draft Imagine if you were a slave and if you were not acting as your owner wanted they pulled out teeth and fingernails.That's the reality for exotic pets in our present day. There is somewhere over a million exotic animals in the U.S. only a few thousands are in zoos. When I say exotic I mean animals from other countries, mostly wild. Such animals would be tigers, lions and other big cats. Or other animals from other countries like a platypus from Australia, or a lemur…

    • 1419 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Superior Essays