Guide to Pet Lizards

Pet lizards can make for an intriguing and unique addition to any home.

Lizards, being cold-blooded reptiles, have been a popular choice for pet enthusiasts for centuries.

There are various types of pet lizards, each with different characteristics. Here are a few popular types of pet lizards.

Types of Pet Lizard

- Bearded  - Dragons - Geckos - Chameleons - Iguanas - Skinks

Giant lizards require more space and a specialized diet, while smaller lizards can be kept in smaller enclosures.


Some species of lizards are more docile and friendly than others. It’s  essential to research each species and determine the best fit for your  household.


It’s essential to research each species and understand their housing needs

Housing Requirements

Lizards are cold-blooded animals, meaning they are ectothermic and  depend on their surroundings to manage their body temperature.

Lighting and Heating

The enclosure’s flooring is covered with a material known as substrate. Popular substrates include sand, coconut fiber, reptile carpets, and paper towels.


Decorations such as branches, rocks, and hides give your lizard a place to climb, hide, and explore.


Some lizards are strictly herbivores, while others are carnivores or omnivores.


There is still so much more to discover about these intriguing animals!

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