Top 5 Things to Consider for Keeping Your Reptile Pet Healthy and Happy

snake reptile cityReptiles are not very commonly seen as pets in every other house, unlike dogs and cats. Therefore, if you plan to bring home one, be prepared to get confused regarding which species to choose, how to take care of it, what are its husbandry needs and so on. Each species of reptiles has some particular husbandry needs of its own and there is normally so much information available out there that you can be easily led astray.

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Top 7 Tips to Make Your Experience with Reptile Pets Enjoyable

Ball PythonIf you are planning to have a reptile as a pet, you should first have plenty of knowledge about them. Bringing home an animal is a great responsibility and once the animal is in your custody, it’s your duty to make and keep them happy in any condition. While some reptiles are pretty tolerant to handling, other should not be handled unless required for health or husbandry. With time, a rhythmic pattern of interaction will be established between you and your pet. But before that you should address some concerns. Here are some tips on how to handle your reptile pets.

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Chickens as Pets – Things You Need to Know

chickens as petsInterest in keeping chickens has grown as part of the organic, sustainable and local movements, but they can be wonderful companions, too. Most animal welfare organizations support measures that reduce animal suffering and every family that gets eggs from their backyard hens is likely eliminating or at least reducing their purchase of eggs laid by hens on factory farms. (more…)

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Planning Food for Your Pet Turtle

what to turtles eatTurtles are tremendously diverse. They have more than 300 species of which each has a diet of its own. Some of them are carnivorous, while some others are strictly herbivorous i.e. vegetarians. But most of them are omnivorous, i.e. they eat both plants and animals. If you are planning to take a turtle as a pet and are wondering about what do turtles eat, understand that it largely depends on their particular species.

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Chameleon – A Tricky but Amazing Pet

chameleon-as a petChameleons with their perfectly spiky body, protruding and revolving eyes, firm grip taken on branches with feet as well as tail and the wonderful color-changing ability make amazing creatures. However, they may not be the best as pets, at least not for beginners. Their requirements are quite specific and they are stressed easily. They don’t like to be held and handled. So, if you wish to be able to handle reptile, let this creature pass by! However, if you really wish to have chameleon as your pet, you need to consider some basic points about chameleon care. Let’s learn them.

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Corn Snakes – Excellent Choice for Beginner Snake Keepers

While some people are frightened by snakes, others simply adore them. With regular handling, these fascinating reptiles can be quite tame. However, it’s important to think twice before adopting a snake, it’s just not the right pet for everyone. If, however, you are really determined to keep one of these amazing animals, here is one of the suggested species for novice snake owners: Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata). (more…)

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