The Most Underrated Pets


*Disclaimer: Do your research before getting a pet*

Most people, when they think of desired pets, might think of: dogs, cats, or even fish, but that doesn’t even scratch the surface of the options you have when searching for a pet. Unfortunately, that small list of animals isn’t the only choice of pet. Because of the lack of possibilities people end up getting the pet that doesn’t work out with their schedule and their pets aren’t getting the attention, space, and proper care.

Types of Pets

Mice wouldn’t quite strike you as the pet type but they are. Mice are friendly, intelligent, and very amusing little creatures to have in a home. Because they are relatively undemanding, it’s easier for kids to get these pets. Also, rats are very similar. Rats are affectionate creatures that can learn tricks. Rats are also nocturnal.

Hedgehogs are quiet, active, entertaining, and low maintenance. They are nocturnal, making them the right pet for someone who has a 9 to 5 job.Image result for hedgehog

Girbiles are relatively cheap to have and maintain. They are affectionate and high energy sometimes.

Birds are very undeImage result for gerbilrrated animals. They don’t require as much time commitment as other types of animals. They love attention and affection from their human owners. The fact that they are easy to train is another reason that birds make good pets.

Snakes offer company and stress relief for their owners. Snakes do not require daily walks in the park, and they are quiet during the day and at night.


Bearded dragons are not aggressive, and they don’t have as many needs as many other animals making them magnificent starter animals.



So next time you are considering a new addition to the family find one of the not so familiar animals on this list. They might better fit your needs. Here is an article about why pets are beneficial for people. Here is a quiz to see what type of pet is best for you and your family.