Top Ten Worst Pets to Have


July 7, 2015 - All the worst pets you can have. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

I believe they are cool animals, but if you really liked them you'd let them live happily in the wild.
Yuck, must smell bad... What kind of cage would you keep it in?
I should tell my uncle to get rid of his
[Newest]They are cute but stinky if they did smell all the time I would get one

2Komodo Dragons
Dangerous! I wouldn't trust one in my home. They are capable of killing a human. They can't be tamed and are a danger to society. They are carnivorous and can grow to great sizes! I would never reccomend buying one, especially considering they're illegal in many states.
What!? They are...!? What? Noo if this not so little guy got angry and bit you you would be dead within the hour, and not because of venom! Because of bacteria and guess what there isn't a cure for bacterial infection of the body! Jesus no! Don't even conciter it!
I've had a komoso dragon from a hachling. I had it in a enclosure and let it in my home
[Newest]No domesticated, bite can kill...

I went camping once and a raccoon tried to steal our food
A raccoon almost bit my hand off trying to steal my sandwich...
My grandmother had two raccoons. Ya see, you raise them for a while then donate 'em to a zoo
[Newest]They killed over 12 chickens and one rabid one killed my cat.

They'll eat you, like how all those people on Animal Planet's "Fatal Attractions" got eaten. T_T


They will eat your face off, and you can't declaw them.
First of all they are not pets but they sell them... pretty bad

Dog are one of the most popular pet in the hole world you are so wrong!
Idiots it's not a bad pet
No! Dogs are the best!
[Newest]These make the most (bite) victims of any animal in the western world. Great for many things, but not pets.

6Tasmanian Devil
I heard of a woman who had a cat and a Tasmanian Devil. After a day, she had a skeleton and a Tasmanian Devil.
That's not a pet either
"i have a dog, do you have any pets? "
"yea, I have a devil"

I truly disagree with birds being one of the worst pets! Birds are one of the best! Cokatiels are the best birds you will ever! They don't hurt you, they are easy to take care of, and they are great companions. they sing and whistle all day long and it really makes the house seem cheerful. they can live up to 60 years and are so cute, they even jump up on your finger and will sit on your should all day. I really don't know how it is posible for you people who don't like birds to be thinking that way!
What! What are birds even doing here? After reading this list: Alligators, Sharks, Rhinoceroses wolves, and piranhas are way better and safer than birds. Heck no. This feathery friend is AMAZING. I demand this to be removed.
Can anyone hate it my friend likes birds he want to create a eagle called
Sliffer dude


[Newest]What? Birds on this list? I own one and he is a breeze to take care of! Whoever put this here is dead wrong ):

Monkeys are so adorable
Monkeys, partially chimpanzees can be extremely dangerous to humans as they can bite your nose off and transmit HIV.
Monkeys are one of the few animals that kill for fun and shamelessly will eat people.
[Newest]That must of hurt

Who would have an elephant in their home?
Enough people owned a elephant to be number 6?
There are a lot many people in my place (Kerala, India) who keep elephants as pets. They think of it as a prestige to own an elephant.
[Newest]They're so big, massive and extremely rude and ugly.

They can grow up to 6 feet long and they are pretty dangerous!
Dangerous? Ever consider humans? They are they one who are dangerous. They are killing off species that used to be thriving.


Some dudes get killed
You should only keep them when there a baby other wise there still pretty dangerous

The Contenders

Snakes are great pets. How did these wonderful pets get on this list now I have officially lost my faith in homo Sapiens. This is sick that anyone would vote snakes bad without any experience with them because anyone who has a pet snake has a wonderful entertaining pet for life
I have a rosy boa and she wouldn't hurt a fly. She lets you hold her and never ever bit anyone. My brother even locked up a wild garden snake and it did nothing.


I have a ball python nice easy to maintain n beautiful
[Newest]If taken care properly they are great pets

You guys are mean putting cats on here cats rule
Take cats off this list! They are so cool. Cats, mice, and pigs are the best pets to get. Cats are cute and fluffy.


Be quiet. Cats are awesome.
[Newest]Cause they kill for the sheer pleasure of killing they are evil the only other animals that kill for no reason are humans, enough said


Sharks mainly attack people on surfboards because they look like seals. They are bottomless pits. Can you blame them? No you can't. And how would a shark bite you if it was in the proper habitat for a shark! And if you didn't get the dumb idea to go SWIMMING with it. Really people. Swim with dolphins, not sharks. Sheesh. It seems to me that this whole list is a total lie! Well maybe not ALL of it but it is mostly offensive. And anyway if you swam with a Beta fish you might accidentally swallow it. You people must be shark abusers to think that it would swallow you for no reason. DO SOME RESEARCH. Do you even have a shark to be putting all these crazy lies about them. Maybe you should get one and you might see how your brains were missing something. After all you can get harmless small sharks. Oh and forgive me Do YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT A SHARK IS!? And enough with the language dudes. Golly Moses. Kids go on this you know! God made sharks that way for a reason!
Hello Fluttershy, it's me Derpy. I totally agree with you. Your logic makes great sense. And anyway, who would put a shark in a tank?
Sure You wont Swim with it!, you don't swim with Betta Fish or Gold fish right? Why the hell would you swim with it, question is, why is it a "worst animal" if its not a danger to you or anyone, unless you plan to kill someone by trowing him in the water or accidentally falling to the water while feeding it, either way only very Rich people can afford it. It would be an awesome exhibition pet!
Why would you want a shark anyway, I mean what crazy person would want a shark in a aquarium or a pool, I know I wouldn't, no offense to all those shark lovers.

Fish should be on top 10 best pets to have because thy are easy to take care of and also they are cheap and there is a big variety of them and you can get anyone you want to have
They are on the top 10 pets list and I have no idea why they are here as well.
It's cool if you dig a pond and purchase a proper heating system for winter and a nice filter. you can put goldfish or koi in it. They can b hard to spot so me and my little bro have fish finding contests. They have a big place to swim in and they can eat algae when you are out of fish flakes. People who say their boring obviously haven't had a pond
Yes it's true.. fishes have a variety of kinds and habitat..
But the only fish will keep on is the GOLDFISH. this fish is commonly adopted at home. they can only grow moderately it depends with the size of the aquarium..
[Newest]If taken care properly they are great pets but most of them are boring

You know they are in one of the best pets to have I saw

LIZARDS make great pets. They are friendly, very docile, don't eat much and are great for kids
Anoles are easy to care for they eat crickets,and good starter pets they are shy and if they bite you it doesn't hurt (good for kids)
I have a leopard gecko! I named it lightning. she is very cute and lizards should not be on this list! It will make lightning feel terrible! Geckos have feelings too! If you don't take it off the list you will die!
[Newest]If taken care properly they are great pets

Giraffes are my favourite animal I wish I could have one

They have been known to steal stuff from humans, so they are bad pets :-(


Your saying humans are bad because they steal from their own kind.


Wolf dog mixes have become too popular. They are not afraid of people and are known to attack people. Wolves are more scared of us than we are of them.
They cost a lot with the whole enclosures and are very dangerous.


It's cruel to have a pet wolf because they need to have open spaces


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