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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-20-09 03:35 PM
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8. Any animal that cannot be physically controlled by the owner should be banned
Whether Chimp or Boa Constrictor
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  -Exotic Pet Ownership Should Be Banned RandySF  Feb-20-09 03:20 PM   #0 
  - Depends on the exotic pet  Taverner   Feb-20-09 03:22 PM   #1 
  - guerrilla? Docile? Who knew?  FSogol   Feb-20-09 03:24 PM   #2 
  - as long as you agree with their pet causes  Retrograde   Feb-20-09 06:12 PM   #47 
  - Agreed.  TexasObserver   Feb-20-09 03:24 PM   #3 
  - I Love my exotic pet, but it's not near as powerful as a chimp.  SIMPLYB1980   Feb-20-09 03:26 PM   #4 
  - He/she is adorable!  wryter2000   Feb-20-09 03:48 PM   #12 
  - Thank you. His name is Draco. He's a bearded dragon.  SIMPLYB1980   Feb-20-09 04:28 PM   #23 
     - If I get a lizard  wryter2000   Feb-20-09 05:25 PM   #35 
  - wow! that is one magnificent lizard!  shireen   Feb-20-09 06:17 PM   #48 
  - It's not uncommon for people to be killed by horses.  InvisibleTouch   Feb-20-09 03:28 PM   #5 
  - Many people should not own horses - or only where they can be supervised  csziggy   Feb-20-09 04:20 PM   #22 
     - I agree there are people who aren't qualified.  InvisibleTouch   Feb-20-09 04:50 PM   #25 
     - Sensible licensing may be the way to go - for all pet ownership  csziggy   Feb-20-09 06:24 PM   #51 
     - Thanks for bringing that up  GoCubsGo   Feb-20-09 06:45 PM   #52 
  - Barking dog at 3am ownership should be banned.  Gold Metal Flake   Feb-20-09 03:29 PM   #6 
  - (gorilla)  kestrel91316   Feb-20-09 03:31 PM   #7 
  - Any animal that cannot be physically controlled by the owner should be banned  DBoon   Feb-20-09 03:35 PM   #8 
  - There have been two vicious dog attacks in my neighborhood in the past year or so. . .  Journeyman   Feb-20-09 03:42 PM   #9 
  - Certain exotic pets should be banned certainly.  alarimer   Feb-20-09 03:44 PM   #10 
  - sustainable aquaria -- it can be done responsibly.  shireen   Feb-20-09 06:48 PM   #53 
  - Taking  blindpig   Feb-21-09 07:18 AM   #56 
  - That's overbroad  wryter2000   Feb-20-09 03:47 PM   #11 
  - I have a corn snake too  SemiCharmedQuark   Feb-20-09 04:03 PM   #18 
     - They're such sweet creatures  wryter2000   Feb-20-09 05:27 PM   #37 
        - And, also not exotic....  GoCubsGo   Feb-20-09 05:57 PM   #42 
           - Welcome to DU  wryter2000   Feb-20-09 06:10 PM   #46 
              - Hey, thanks!  GoCubsGo   Feb-20-09 06:48 PM   #54 
  - I know my wife and daughter wish I'd get  jtbrick   Feb-20-09 03:50 PM   #13 
  - Welcome to DU  wryter2000   Feb-20-09 05:26 PM   #36 
  - for the safety of the animals, i agree  Scout   Feb-20-09 03:51 PM   #14 
  - How about just regulating it?  slackmaster   Feb-20-09 03:52 PM   #15 
  - there are a lot of parrots out there that you have to be a little crazy to own.  mopinko   Feb-20-09 03:58 PM   #16 
  - Some people know what they're doing with exotic animals, make people get licenses...  devilgrrl   Feb-20-09 03:59 PM   #17 
  - More info about people owning exotic pets:  hedgehog   Feb-20-09 04:14 PM   #19 
  - Everything is potentially harmful... let's ban it all!  gmoney   Feb-20-09 04:18 PM   #20 
  - guerilla  NeedleCast   Feb-20-09 04:20 PM   #21 
  - well, my parrot does attack  Mari333   Feb-20-09 04:31 PM   #24 
  - Aren't birds wonderful, Mari?  PlanetBev   Feb-20-09 04:51 PM   #26 
     - awwwww pic please  Mari333   Feb-20-09 04:52 PM   #27 
        - The whole parrot family are more intelligent than people give them credit for  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-20-09 05:03 PM   #30 
           - lol they do beg  Mari333   Feb-20-09 05:14 PM   #32 
  - I think you must mean large exotic wild animals?  Starry Messenger   Feb-20-09 04:56 PM   #28 
  - Does this mean I shold give up my pet saber-toothed tiger?  DFW   Feb-20-09 04:58 PM   #29 
  - Piccies, and we will keep the secret  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-20-09 05:41 PM   #38 
     - Well, OK, but I'm counting on you people to keep this under wraps  DFW   Feb-20-09 05:49 PM   #39 
        - How cute, even the parrots are going AAKKK AKKK, don't know whether they are scared  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-20-09 05:51 PM   #40 
           - As long as he's fed on time, he's a sweetie  DFW   Feb-20-09 06:02 PM   #43 
              - He's worst than the parrots!  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-20-09 06:04 PM   #44 
                 - You should see the fits he throws when I tell him it's time for a dental checkup!  DFW   Feb-21-09 07:11 AM   #55 
  - I looked at pictures of Travis the chimp...  liberalmuse   Feb-20-09 05:08 PM   #31 
  - There certainly should be a strict permitting process.  backscatter712   Feb-20-09 05:15 PM   #33 
  - I say it depends on the animal being owned  sakabatou   Feb-20-09 05:15 PM   #34 
  - We have more privately-kept (not in zoos) tigers in the US than live in the wild in India/Asia...  Hekate   Feb-20-09 05:55 PM   #41 
  - I have tortoise  Raine   Feb-20-09 06:06 PM   #45 
  - Exotic is a really broad brush...I would agree with some, not with others, and special licenses for  ProgressiveProfessor   Feb-20-09 06:17 PM   #49 
  - I've thought about this a lot since that attack.  Critters2   Feb-20-09 06:20 PM   #50 

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