Owning reptiles as pets requires a great deal of care and insight to keep them happy and healthy. While most people tend to get cages and tanks for their pets that are designed to be kept indoors, it can be difficult for you to replicate the outdoor atmosphere and natural sunlight for your pets so the reptiles can thrive properly. This is particularly true when you consider the housing for larger reptiles like bearded dragons, iguanas, and large tortoises. If you live in an area like Southern California and have a desert climate throughout the year, it is worth it to you to find secure outdoor reptile cages that can help your pets to truly enjoy life.
Safety First is Important
Any outdoor cage that you consider needs to have safety as its priority. Your pets rely on you to provide them with a safe and secure environment, and the last thing you want is to set up a cage outside that could potentially put them in harm’s way. Take a close look at any outdoor cages you see to make sure they provide proper safety features and mechanisms so that your pets will not be able to escape easily. Likewise, you also want to make sure the cage is safe from any outdoor predators that could be in your area so that they cannot gain access.
An important feature to consider in outdoor reptile cages is temperature regulations. While it is important for your reptiles to get the proper sun exposure they need to be happy and healthy, you also do not want to risk overheating and overexposure that could be lethal to your pet. Look at pens and cages that offer some type of regulation of temperature so that you can monitor it closely. You also want to make sure to place the cage in a location that provides adequate sunlight and ventilation and flooring that is secure if you are concerned about digging.
See Our Cage Selections
If you are interested in finding outdoor reptile cages that are suitable for your pets, please look at the cage selections we have available at Painted Reptile. We are a specialty store that offers all the reptile accessories and products you need, including a unique line of cages. You can see our product selection at our website and contact us and place a secure order online with us or give us a call at (818) 654-9441 if you have any questions about what cage may be best for your pet.