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Slip into Petco’s den of live pet snakes for sale and find the right serpent to slither into your heart. Live snakes are some of the most exotic and exciting reptile pets you can find for sale, and they make great cold-blooded companions for first-time and experienced parents alike. Choose from snakes of varying sizes for sale to bring to your home terrarium and start building out your herp habitat today.

Snakes have quite a dubious reputation as both pets and wild animals. Some common misconceptions about this scaly species include slimy skin, aggressive temperaments and sharp venomous fangs. While they might look a little intimidating at first, you won’t have to worry about sifting through a nest of vipers when looking for the right snake for sale to bring home. In fact, only about 20% of wild snakes in the U.S. are venomous; none of which are domesticated. Their bodies are covered in scales both thick and thin and are smooth and dry to the touch. Among the pet snakes you’ll find for sale at Petco are species like the Blood and Ball Pythons, which have gorgeous and unique patterns wrapping around their bodies. The intricate designs on these scintillating serpents are so captivating that royalty once wore them as jewelry, a tradition many pet parents like to continue today.

Indeed, unlike other species of reptile pets, the live snakes you can pick up for sale can be picked up themselves for some one-on-one bonding time. Many of the pythons you’ll find in-store, for example, are quite passive and can be easily handled once you’ve worked to gain their trust. Avoid trying to pick them up after they’ve eaten or while they’re shedding their skin to help keep them even tempered.

Find the right scaly sidekick to bring home with you from the pet snakes for sale at Petco.