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Help and advice on shopping for: Protective Gloves

Keep you and your pet safe

Handling reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates can be a lot of fun, it can help to develop relationships and strengthen the bond between you and your pet. To ensure it goes as smoothly as possible we’ve created a range of protective gloves to protect both you and your pet from harm.

What are protective gloves?

Protective gloves ensure the safety of your and your reptile by protecting you from bites and scratches. While few pets will want to injure you, they may think your hands and fingers are prey or just become overstimulated and lash out. These accidents can cause bad injuries that could damage your relationship with your pet, making gloves a reptile keeping essential.

Why should I buy protective gloves?

If you’re a reptile keeper, protective gloves are an essential bit of kit. They are particularly useful for allowing guests to handle your animals and they help to keep both your pet and your guest calm by giving both a feeling of protection. Protective gloves are fairly cheap, making them a great investment in your reptile keeping arsenal.

What are the main types of protective gloves?

Our protective glove range can be split into left-handed gloves and right-handed gloves. Left-handed gloves are designed to be worn on the left hand while right-handed gloves are designed to be worn on the right. We recommend picking up a pair or two of each depending on how many people are likely to be handling your pets.

What should I look for?

While there’s not much more to think about when it comes to buying protective gloves, you may want to consider picking up some other handling equipment like snake hooks and reptile tongs.