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    Re: What are the pros and cons of rehoming and rescue herps

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    but it's so hard to say no if I'm in a position to help them.
    This right here is a tough mentality to get out of too. It took me a long time to stop seeing a sick or unwanted animal and just saying "I do alright I can afford it." The wife saying no was a huge help lol, but it's hard especially when you're in a good place and can provide for these animals. I try to remind myself every time it gets brought up that there's no way for me to save them all, and focus more on education for newer keepers now, trying to get in front of the problem vs waiting for the animal to be unwanted before stepping in.

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    My rescue had already been rescued and made healthy before they would let it go and by a competent service. So it was more of a rehome. I checked out there set ups and practices first. I also questioned them on their practices and knowledge. They passed.
    I guess I was lucky with mine.
    I don't think I would do a rescue from a random person based on the feedback in this thread so far. Also I would be risking the rest of my animals.
    I agree with Hugsplox that education is time better spent.
    The most competent service in the UK is the Royal Society for protection Of animals (RSPCA) But I wont use Them, They have a blanket policy for all reptiles, regardless of the individual needs of different species. They want UV light for reptiles including snakes and ball pythons and massive enclosures or they wont let you rehome.
    Seems the most famous charity rehoming service in the UK has little knowledge. I have debated with individuals there and they agree with me, but just say 'but its the trusts policy so we have to do it'
    Last edited by Ascended; 06-08-2021 at 04:16 PM.

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