If you were to ask people can you have a pet kangaroo, they would more than likely tell you no. However, they cannot be more wrong. Many people all over the world attend to their kangaroo daily. In this article, I will give you key tips on what to look for when obtaining a pet roo and how to care for it.
When you are looking to purchase a pet kangaroo you need to know where to look for one and where not to look for one. The first place you want to stay clear of is a livestock auction. This is where you can buy livestock and pets. Auctions tend to put stress on any animal especially a pet roo.
It is highly recommended by many who have had a pet kangaroo to know the breeder of where your pet has come from. You want to know everything about the breeder. Learn were the breeder is from, what the grounds look like that the pet kangaroo is kept on, and how well the roo has been taken care of. You need to know that the kangaroo was born in a stress-free environment. This will determine how well the kangaroo acts around people and other pets.
Next, you must have the pet kangaroo neutered. That is if it is a male. A male kangaroo will be a lot cheaper than a male so having them neutered will not cost you more than opting for a female.
Now the most important thing you need to know when caring for a pet kangaroo, what do they eat? A pet kangaroo has to be bottled fed when they are young. Then as they get older they will eat grass, fruits and vegetables, and specially formulated kangaroo food that will give him all of his required vitamins to keep him healthy.
Another important thing you must know when having a pet roo is you have to have a lot of lands for it to run free on! Normally the average backyard is suitable for your kangaroo. However remember these are wild animals, so the more space you have the happier the little guy will be. Also, make sure you have the pet roo trained at a young age or train the little guy yourself. It’s like having a new puppy, if you don’t teach them the right of way you can expect to find them chewing stuff they should not be chewing. All animals, including pet roos, need to be properly trained to have a great pet. Training a kangaroo takes time and patience but is well worth the reward once you have them trained! You’ll find having a pet kangaroo exotic and fun for the whole family. So if you have a lot of space and time on your hands you can be a proud owner of a pet kangaroo too!