Before contacting or visiting the seller please make sure you have printed and read this checklist fully. Do NOT buy a pet from the seller unless you are happy that they follow all the advice on the list.
Do your research firstGetting a new Invertebrate is a massive commitment, so make sure you have researched the breed fully and have the time and commitment necessary to care for the invertebrate.
Confirm that the seller is genuineYou should verify this by arranging to visit the pet at the seller's home, if they make excuses or try to ask for money or a deposit without seeing the pet, or if the seller attempts to deliver the pet or meet you at any other location than their own home, then please do not agree to this. NEVER send money online for any pet. Please read our article on avoiding potential scams. If you are unsure that the seller is genuine, please report them to us.