found a new home! Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.
Find a pet to adopt
Phoenix is estimated to be 8 - 10 years old. He suffered burns to face leaving some scarring to his snout area. He often exhales loudly with his mouth slightly open, leading people to believe he is hissing. This is due to his scarring. He is somewhat reactive when he is in shed but otherwise quite nice to handle. He won't eat while in shed and has occasionally gone on hunger strikes for 2-3 months at a time. When he eats, he is choosy, he will only eat f/t small dark rats. They must be dark.
Facts about Phoenix
Other Pets at Reptile Rescue, Adoption and Education Society
Why Adoption is a Great Option
Phoenix, a Richmond Snake was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Snake for sale in Richmond, or seeking a Snake from a breeder in Richmond.
Rescues and shelter volunteers in Richmond already know the personality and tendencies
of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it
much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Richmond breeder,
or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for
a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of
You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home.
In fact, there are even Snake breeders who
help with Snake rescue. One puppy or kitten
adopted in Richmond paves the way for another one to be saved.