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Bearded Dragon

Pet reptiles don’t travel well, so if you need to take your Bearded Dragon on the road, make sure you are prepared. Most reptiles are averse to travel, and if it is at all possible to leave your Bearded Dragon at home while you go on vacation, this is highly recommended. It’s not always possible, … Continued

Handling Your Pet Reptile

Reptiles are much different from other pets, and should be handled differently as well. Since reptiles are more exotic then cats or dogs, many people are hesitant to handle them. Reptiles are thought of as wild and unpredictable, perhaps even dangerous. It is true that reptiles are less domesticated than other, more common, pets. Like … Continued

Keeping Children Safe around Reptiles

Reptiles make great pets but pose unique safety risks to children. As always, good habits are best developed at a young age. Teach your children from the beginning to always treat pets with respect. Once they understand proper reptile etiquette, they will derive years of pleasure from their reptile companions. Disease All types of reptiles … Continued

Is It a Boy or a Girl?

Determining the sex of your reptile is difficult –knowing the species and maturity level is crucial. Knowing the gender of your reptile may help you to house and care for your pet more appropriately. If you want to know the sex because you’re thinking of breeding your reptile, however, please reconsider. Finding a home for … Continued

Reptile Behavior Basics

Do reptiles have personalities or exhibit distinct behavioral patterns? They certainly do. While reptiles do not have the “typical” personality traits of other companion animals such as dogs, cats and birds, they do have their own assortment of fascinating habits and behaviors, and during the course of your relationship with your reptile, you may even … Continued

Geckos as Pets

Geckos are a wonderfully interesting pet and come in all sizes and colors. Geckos are small lizards found in warm climates throughout the world. There are over a thousand different species of gecko lizards, and they boast endless colors and patterns. Geckos have several unique characteristics, including the chirping vocalizations they use for social interaction. … Continued

Reptiles Make Great Pets

Looking for a pet that is easy to care for? A reptile might be the pet for you. For many folks, dogs and cats are the pet of choice. They enjoy being greeted at the door by a happy dog, having their slippers brought to them, and going for long walks. Or they like having … Continued

Understanding Reptile Types

Did you know that there are over 7,000 reptile species in the world? It is hard for us to believe, and we’re pet people! Even though there are so many species, only a small percentage of reptiles make suitable pets. We want to walk you through the process of choosing the reptile that’s right for … Continued

How to Care for Aquatic Turtles

Aquatic turtles are great alternatives to cats and dogs as pets. Learn a few basics before choosing one. Turtles are fascinating pets to own, but they are sensitive animals so it is important to learn how to care for them before getting one. Space, light, moisture and food are all important for survival. Understanding these … Continued

Understanding Reptile Types

Did you know that there are over 7,000 reptile species in in the world? It is hard for us to believe, and we’re pet people! Even though there are so many species, only a small percentage of reptiles make suitable pets. We want to walk you through the process of choosing the reptilethat’s right for … Continued

Understanding Reptile Types

Did you know that there are over 7,000 reptile species in in the world? It is hard for us to believe, and we‰Ûªre pet people! Even though there are so many species, only a small percentage of reptiles make suitable pets. We want to walk you through the process of choosing the reptile that‰Ûªs right … Continued