Unique and spiky, hedgehogs can be interactive and relatively low-maintenance.
Energetic and social, ferrets can form strong bonds with their owners.
Small, nocturnal marsupials that are social and have a distinctive gliding ability.
Fascinating little creatures that live in shells and are relatively easy to care for.
For families open to arachnids, some species of tarantulas can make interesting pets.
Unusual but gentle, these millipedes can be fascinating to observe.
Aquatic salamanders that are known for their regenerative abilities and unique appearance.
Social and gentle, guinea pigs are larger rodents that are relatively easy to handle.
Intelligent and social, pet rats can form strong bonds with their owners.
Leopard geckos are docile and relatively easy to care for, making them suitable for kids.