14-01-2015

Reptile and Amphibian Care

Reptiles and amphibians together make up a group of animals known as herptiles (meaning “bumpy skin”). This group includes, but is not limited to: lizards, snakes, frogs, and toads, turtles, newts

14-01-2015

Choosing The Right Reptile

Owning an exotic is always a big responsibility. Reptiles, in particular, are very diverse and each species has it own special requirements in order to survive in captivity. It is important that you s

14-01-2015

Reptile and Amphibian Care – Food

Different herptiles have different food requirements. Some are carnivores, some herbivores, and some omnivores. Carnivores Carnivores eat only meat. They get virtually all their nutrients from eating

14-01-2015

Reptile and Amphibian Care – Healthcare

Like humans, pets require periodic “well checks” to establish normal healthy conditions. Yearly exams on the herptile by a qualified veterinarian are the only way to accomplish this. It is a good

14-01-2015

Reptile and Amphibian Care – Heat

All reptiles require external source of heat. Providing a heat source can be done in several ways. In nature the sun is the main source of this heat, though it is not the only source. In captivity, th