Although the headline appears to hint at a predetermined perspective, our participation allowed us to address the topic of exotic, or specialty, pet sales and ownership. Regrettably, we were not provided with the full context of the article when asked to comment. However, we reaffirm our commitment to the principles outlined in our 2022 whitepaper, “Canada Loves Specialty Pets,” particularly our Exotic Animal Policy. We remain dedicated to advocating for appropriate care of these animals and promoting the responsible sale of domestically bred pets, as outlined in our policy, both to governmental bodies and through media channels. Stay tuned for further updates on our advocacy efforts.

Keeping these exotic pets is ‘cruel’ and ‘dangerous,’ Canadian animal advocates say