Pet snakes are hugely popular for people to own. However, one of the most common questions for people looking for a pet snake is; are pet snakes good? The easy answer to that is yes if they are in the right hands. Not all snakes are good pets if they are with the wrong owners. They can be dangerous animals if not treated correctly. However, that all adds to the fascination of them.
Snakes can live well over 20 years, so if you are considering owning a snake, you need to understand that they are a long term commitment, and not for people who have plans not involving them. Some breeds of snake are extremely dangerous, such as constricting or venomous species. Furthermore, they are very good at finding places to escape from captivity. So, not only do you need to do a lot of research before owning one, but you also need to have the right equipment and the right amount of time to look after them– especially if you want them to become tame enough to handle.
All in all, they can make very good pets, if you have the understanding that they need.