Bearded Dragons are a fascinating reptile that makes a great pet for inexperienced reptile hobbyists. They are a very gentle breed and an excellent choice for first-time reptile owners. This reptile thrives well in captivity with good care and proper handling. Bearded Dragons as pets are growing in popularity and are easy to find in most pet stores. Owning a Bearded Dragon is fun because its docile nature and willingness to be handled once it knows its owner has great appeal.