Our goal is to preserve the lives of spiders. If you are interested in keeping black widow spiders as pets, here are our recommendations on best care practices. We have a companion website, Arachnipets, detailing further care of Latrodectus and Steatoda spiders.
- It is illegal to house rare or endangered species. If you happen to find any, call an entomology research center for further instruction on what to do.
- In some states, it is illegal to house venomous spiders such as the black widow. Do proper research first.
- It is considered animal cruelty to experiment on, provide poor treatment, or torture spiders.