If you want a snake, first ask your parents 😃. Some of the easiest snakes to take of are, a king snake, corn snake and a rat snake. My brother has a pet Boa that is also easy to take care of. Pet king snakes are very easy to take care of. We had two king snakes in AZ. Here are a few things you need for a pet snake: Snakes are cold blooded animals so you may know that they need a heat lamp, they need a hiding spot and they need a terrarium as long as their body, from head to tail.