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At Avery Exotics we specialize in breeding, importing, and selling invertebrates, mainly tarantulas, true spiders, centipedes, and scorpions. We also deal with a few species of reptiles. Our goal is to provide unmatched selection, competitive pricing and in depth expertise that will help drive our hobby forward in Canada!
Avery Exotics was founded by Dave Avery in 2004. Originally from New Brunswick, Dave has always had a passion for invertebrates, reptiles, and amphibians. He moved to Kelowna, British Columbia in the summer of 2003 to complete a work practicum through the Center For Arts and Technology. He decided to stay in British Columbia, and he purchased a few invertebrates and reptiles for his personal collection. Kelowna was also where Dave met and eventually married his wife, Kari. In the meantime, Dave’s collection of animals continued to grow. The couple moved to Prince George, BC for work. After purchasing a home, they constructed an outbuilding designed specifically for the business. In the spring of 2009, Dave and Kari welcomed their first child, Lucas! By this time, Avery Exotics was in full swing and is still running strong today! In addition to running Avery Exotics, Dave works full-time as an IT Professional for Northern Health Authority and also contracts for clinical application support at doctors’ offices.
Please enjoy your “8-legged walk on the wild side” as you browse through the site!
“I have purchased a variety of tarantulas from Dave over time. They are always top notch, good looking tarantulas and well packaged too!”
“I just purchased a few tarantulas from Dave at Avery Exotics. They came with AMAZING packing and were VERY health. Very happy with the service and he was quick to answer emails. I would definitely buy from him again. Anyone from Canada should check him out!”
“Absolutely positive. We ordered a lot of stuff from Dave, everything came in lively and healthy. He was nice enough to reserve some of his Chilean stock for us for a few weeks without payment, and he also cut us some good deals. He is a very friendly guy, and we love doing business with him. Packing was top notch, and communication was great. Can't wait to order from him again.”
“I just completed a trade with David and all I have to say is: Great guy, great communication, great packing and great spiders. I will deal again with him in the future.
“I just finished a transaction with Dave for three tarantulas and a python. The animals are in great shape and Dave went out of his way to ensure a safe delivery. I'd do business with him any time.”