14-01-2015

AVSAB and Puppy Socialization

According to the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB), the first three months of life are the most important time for puppy soicalization. During this time, puppies should be expose

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