herpetoculture


Amphibians | What They Aren’t

Authored by Christina Miller RVT, BSc, of Companion Animal Hospital, Canada. They aren’t reptiles: The awesomely unique world of amphibians Amphibians are actually a unique group of animals, quite different from the reptiles they’re commonly categorized with. Amphibians seem to get the shaft when we’re casually talking about herpetology. Often “lumped into” this group, with […]


Preventative Health in Herpetoculture: Part 2 | Reptile Record Keeping

Authored by Christina Miller RVT, BSc, of Companion Animal Hospital, Canada. Preventative Health Habits of Effective Herpetoculturists Part Two: Record Keeping The basics of good reptile record keeping: What’s important to keep track of? Feeding, eating, and supplement usage: Noting what the animal’s normal appetite is like (which can vary seasonally, depending on the species […]


Do snakes need UV lighting?

Do snakes really need UVB lighting? Authored by Georgina Rayner, of Swell Reptiles In fact, many species of snake are not particularly nocturnal, or diurnal Browse pretty much any reptile or snake forum, and you are likely to find at least one thread attempting to answer the question; “Do snakes need UV lighting?” A wide […]