I’d be lying if I said becoming a Monitor Lizard owner was exactly how I had expected it to be. Fahrenheit has been anything but what I anticipated. But being able to watch him grow and learn, knowing all the research and time spent learning has paid off, has been a privilege. There are someContinue reading “4 things I wish I knew before getting a Black Throat Monitor”
All animals, regardless of species, deserve to be treated with respect, kindness and understanding. Force free training isn’t just not using force, it’s teaching an animal without pain, intimidation, threats, or coercion as well. It’s allowing animals the choice to work with us, as opposed to for us.
It was never the intention to get such a large reptile as a pet, but when we were given the opportunity to have this guy it was too good to turn down. We have the space, the time and the experience, so why not?