Reptiles | Health.

Monitoring Your Turtle’s Health

Knowing how to tell if your turtle is healthy is a very important skill you should learn. As with any other pet, it’s important to keep a watch on your turtle and his health. Turtles are less conventional pets though and this may not be as simple as, say, telling if your dog is sick. […]

Celebrating the Holidays with Your Reptile

Thoughtful gifts, a special holiday feast, and close friends and family. Just how do you celebrate the holidays with your reptile friends? The same way you do with humans: gifts, food and time together. Gifts for your reptile: You can give the gift of privacy with a new hide-away, or update his habitat to a […]

Keeping Your Reptile Clean

Use your nose as well as your eyes to determine whether your reptile is clean. Most reptiles are messy. They do a lot of digging, disruption of their substrate, shedding, water splashing and defecating. In nature, these factors present no particular problem to the reptile on the run. In the confines of your reptile’s vivarium, […]

Oral Care for Your Reptile

It may surprise you to know that reptiles need dental and oral care. Your pet is vulnerable to a host of health problems stemming from his own mouth. The most common dental condition is mouth rot. Mouth rot, or Ulcerative Stomatitis, is an infection of your lizard’s gums and mouth caused by small cuts and […]