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Bearded dragons are native to Australia, but most kept as pets in the United States today are bred from captive stock. These cute, friendly lizards make excellent first pets for many families wanting reptiles. If you are thinking about getting a bearded dragon, here are some “beardie” basics you should know.

Even-tempered and social, bearded dragons make excellent pets. With a little preparation, welcoming one into your home is easy and rewarding.
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If this is an article about pet bearded dragons, and there is a separate article for the genus as well as for the various species (including the per the hatnote), would it not be less confusing and more accurate to title this page "Pet Bearded Dragon", "Bearded Dragon husbandry" or "Bearded Dragons as Pets", or something along those lines? () 21:24, 21 February 2009 (UTC) Bearded Dragons as Pets
Photo provided by FlickrBearded Dragons are sold in many chain pet stores such as Petsmart and Petco, and this is where many people purchase their first bearded dragon.
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As far as reptiles go, bearded dragons are incredibly friendly. They don't mind being held, and they will even sit on your lap long enough to watch a movie with you. Their relatively docile natures make them great pets for first-time reptile owners and children. Still, it is important to keep in mind that newly purchased bearded dragons, as well as bearded dragons that have been "rescued" from abusive owners, can be skittish and agitated. If this is the case, it is easy enough to tame them by offering them food out of your hand, and petting them while they remain safe inside their tanks. With a bit of patience, they will come around!Out of all the reptiles available for hobbyist today, the bearded dragon is arguably the most popular and sought after. One of the reason for this is because they do make excellent pets.The first thing many people ask when thinking about getting a bearded dragon is, “Are bearded dragons good pets?”. This is a very understandable question, since no one wants to get a pet then regret having it later on. Often I’m asked what reptiles are popular as pets, and, without a doubt, the answer is bearded dragons. I think I treat more bearded dragons each week than I do all other reptile species combined.
Our expert Mark Amey's shows VideoJug users a step by step guide to looking after Bearded Dragons. These lizards make good pets as they are friendly, outgoing and easy to handle, so learn to care for them properly.

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Watch This and Other Related films here: They are highly social, friendly, animated, curious, docile and gentle animals that are easy to tame and are very responsive to their owners. Bearded dragons are hardy, robust, eat well and have a varied diet. Bearded dragons can make great pets if cared for properly. Please do your homework and research as much as possible about this type of pet before bringing it into your life. They are suitable as pets for older children, if they are properly supervised.