How To Get a Pet Raccoon

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It’s almost baby season–which means our inbox is flooded with messages daily from people asking us to sell them a fox/raccoon/bobcat/opossum/etc. As a sanctuary, we do not breed, sell, or rehome our animals to the public. However, we are here to educate you about owning captive-bred wildlife.    What To Consider When Getting a Pet […]

How To Get a Pet Fox

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It’s almost baby season–which means our inbox is flooded with messages daily from people asking us to sell them a fox/raccoon/bobcat/opossum/etc. As a sanctuary, we do not breed, sell, or rehome our animals to the public. However, we are here to educate you about owning captive-bred wildlife.    What To Consider When Getting a Pet […]

All About Pet Mink

It never fails, every time we share a photo of Pandora or one of the others we get comments like “Minks look so cuddly!” or “I’d love to have a pet mink!”. And while a mink’s cuteness may be tempting, they aren’t as cuddly as they seem.

Pet Foxes and the October Crazies

If you’ve conducted research on pet foxes, chances are you’ve come across the term “October Crazies.” If this is your first year as a fox owner, you might be curious and perhaps a bit anxious about what exactly these October Crazies entail

How Much Does a Pet Fox Cost?

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How Much Does a Pet Fox Cost? One question we get quite frequently is “How much does a pet fox cost?” Now, I am sure most people asking that are only wondering how much the actual fox costs. The truth, however, is that buying the fox is the cheap part! After you buy the animal […]

Exotic Pets and Child Safety

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Are exotic pets safe around children? As someone with over fifty animals on my property–raccoons, bobcats, foxes, etc–I frequently get asked how my kids do with the animals. This question is generally followed by “What exotic pets can you recommend for households with children?” These are both complex questions, but I’ll try to break it […]

Canadian Marble Foxes aren’t what you think!

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Canadian Marble Foxes are not what you think! So I’ve got to be honest, when I hear the term Canadian marble fox, I cringe. The term “marble fox” itself already confuses people–marble foxes are just marble patterned red foxes, not a different species. And when the topic of Canadian marble foxes comes up? The confusion […]

Do Pet Foxes Smell?

Do Pet Foxes Smell?   Foxes smell very strong, just ask anyone who comes close to us here at Exotic Pet Wonderland! The smell of the fox can very depending on the species, but the bigger the fox, the more they are likely to smell. Their scent comes from not only their excrement, but also several […]

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