Exotic Pets Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26
Brumation in Bearded Dragons (Pogona Vitticeps)
Bearded dragons sometimes go into brumation. Explore this interesting behavior of bearded dragons and learn more about brumation of Pogona Vitticeps. Page 2.
Top Ten Creepy Pets
Ten pets that are a bit unusual and would be considered by many people to be creepy, despite the fact that all of them make pretty good pets for the right household.
Gerbil Cage Setup
Learn how to setup a cage for your pet gerbils.
Top Nine Recommended Cages for Your Pet Rats
A selection of cages found at online retailers that are appropriate for housing pet rats.
Fabrics for Homemade Hammocks and Toys for Exotic Pets
Tips on choosing and finding fabrics for inexpensive homemade hammocks, beds, and toys.
Pet Amazon Parrots
Find out about pet amazon parrots.
How to Trim Iguana Nails
Find out how to trim your iguana's nails.
Congo and Timneh African Grey Parrots Species Profile
What you need to know about choosing an African grey parrot as a pet including their characteristics and a basic care guide.
Pet Mice Handling and Taming Advice
Advice on taming and handling pet mice. Page 4.
Choosing And Caring For A Pet Mouse
Introduction to keeping fancy mice as pets, incluinding tips on choosing a pet mouse.
Setting Up a Cage for Your Pet Mouse
Advice on setting up a cage for your pet mice, providing enough space and toys to provide exercise and entertainment. Page 2.
Mice as Pets - Feeding Your Pet Mouse
Advice on providing a balanced and interesting diet for your pet mice. Page 3.
Spaying and Neutering Rabbits
Find out why spaying or neutering your pet rabbit will make them easier to live with and help prevent health problems.
Stick Insects as Pets - What You Need to Know
An introduction to keeping stick insects, also called walking sticks, in captivity, particularly the Indian stick insect.
Care of Indian Stick Insects (carausius morosus)
Care Sheet for the common Indian stick insect, sometimes also called the laboratory stick insect. Page 2.
Choosing a King Snake or Milk Snake as a Pet
An introduction tot he closely related king and milk snakes, and how to choose a healthy snake.
King Snakes and Milk Snakes - Care and Feeding
Care of king and milk snakes, including housing these snakes, feeding and handling. Page 2.
Captive Bred Reptiles Vs. Wild Caught Reptiles
Should you purchase a wild caught reptile or captive bred reptile?
A glossary of terms related to turtles and tortoises including some anatomical terms.
Madagascar Ground Geckos
Basic care of a Madagascar ground gecko as a pet.
Learn the basics for caring for pet Roborovski dwarf hamsters.
Plants for Terrariums With Reptiles and Amphibians
What sorts of plants can you include in a terrarium with reptiles or amphibians.
How to Stop Feather Plucking in Pet Birds
Are you frustrated with your feather plucking bird? Make sure you are doing these things before giving up hope of normal plumage.
Care of African Grey Parrots
Quick care guide for African grey parrots. Page 3.
Behavior of African Grey Parrots
A discussion of potential behavior problems in African grey parrots, including feather picking and biting, with emphasis on cause and prevention. Page 2.
Rabbit Enrichment Ideas
Find out how to keep your rabbit from being bored by offering enrichment opportunities.
Bedding and Substrate Options for Pet Reptiles
Find out the difference between various reptile bedding options.
Find a Veterinarian to Treat Your Exotic Pet in Connecticut
Check out this Connecticut exotics vet list to find the right vet for your exotic pet.
Northern Flying Squirrels
Find out how to care for a pet Northern Flying Squirrel.
Names for Exotic Pets
Naming pets can be difficult. Thankfully there are hundreds of exotic pet name ideas here for you to choose from!
Find a Veterinarian to Treat Your Exotic Pet in Georgia
Find a veterinarian in Georgia to treat your reptile, bird, pocket pet, or other exotic pet.
Jungle Bob Cats
Jungle Bobs are a unique breed of cats that can resemble either of their parents.
Rabbit Names That Start With P
Having a hard time picking an exotic or different name for your rabbit? Check out this alphabetical list of bunny names starting with the letter P.
Rabbit Names That Start With Q
An alphabetical list of user-submitted rabbit names starting with the letter Q. Page 2.
Rabbit Names That Start With R
An alphabetical list of user-submitted rabbit names starting with the letter R. Page 3.
Rabbit Names That Start With S
An alphabetical list of user-submitted rabbit names starting with the letter S. Page 4.
Rabbit Names That Start With T
An alphabetical list of user-submitted rabbit names starting with the letter T. Page 5.
Hamster Travel Carriers and Considerations
Transporting a hamster can be a tricky task. Learn how to properly get your hamster from point A to point B and what kind of travel carrier to use.
Leopard Geckos - Supplies for Leopard Geckos
A look at the supplies needed to keep leopard geckos.
Feeding Pet Squirrels
Learn what squirrels eat to keep your pet squirrel healthy!
Hermit Crab Facts
These 10 facts contain the majority of what you need to know about hermit crabs. Therefore, read on to find out about all the awesome hermit crab facts!
What Is 'Wet Tail' in Hamsters?
Wet tail is a common illness in pet hamsters. Find out what you should know about it.
Are you looking for the perfect rat toy for your pet rat? Are you having a hard time knowing what he or she may or may not enjoy? Check out this list for some ideas of a rat toy your rat might like.
Keeping Green Anoles as Pets
Green Anoles, also called American chameleons, can be kept as pets. A brief introduction on caring for the reptiles, e.g., setting up tank & feeding.
Savannah Monitor Pet Care
Care requirements for a pet savannah monitor.
There are so many choices available to the hamster owner when it comes to choosing a cage. Narrow down your choices with this guide to hamster cages.
Dust Baths - Chinchilla Baths
Chinchillas baths are important to the health of your pet, but not baths with water. Find out how dust baths keep your chinchilla clean.
Keeping Your Hermit Crab Tank Clean
If you can't keep your hermit crab tank clean then this Quick Tip is for you! Find out how easy hermit crab cleaning can be.
Hedgehog Mites - External Parasites
Learn what you can do if you suspect your hedgehog has mites and how to prevent them in the future.
Bourbon's Modified Leadbeater's (BML) Sugar Glider Diet
Find out how to make the best sugar glider diet out there - the BML diet!
Toys for Pet Mice
A selection of toys suitable for pet mice
Wood Turtle Lighting
Find out what kinds of lighting your pet wood turtle needs.
Find out how to care for a wood turtle.
Find out how to care for a pet raccoon.
Solomon Islands Skink Heat Lights
Find out what kind of lighting your pet Solomon Islands skink needs.
Solomon Islands Skink UVB Light Options
Learn about the importance of UVB light for your pet Solomon Islands skink and what kinds of bulbs emit this light.
The Fox as a Pet (Types of Pet Foxes)
Are you interested in getting a pet fox? Can a fox be kept as a pet? Find out here!
Find out about the annual festival of skunks - SkunkFest 2015!
Top 5 Worst Pet Reptiles
Find out what reptiles to avoid as pets.
Safe and Toxic Woods For Degus
Find out what woods are safe (and not safe) for your degu to chew on.
Using Bleach to Clean Reptile Enclosures
Is using bleach to clean reptile cages safe?
Rankin Dragon Habitat Lighting
Rankin dragons have specific lighting requirements that enable them to be healthy and live a long life. Find out what a rankin dragon's lighting set-up should include and what your options are.
Rankin Dragon Lighting
Page 2 of lighting options for rankin dragons.
Rankin Dragon Lighting
Page 3 of rankin dragon lighting options.
Spaying and Neutering Hamsters
Find out about spaying and neutering pet hamsters.
Using Bleach to Clean Bird Cages
Is using bleach to clean bird cages safe?
Spaying and Neutering Rats
Find out about spaying and neutering pet rats.
Bearded Dragon Hemipenes
Learn about bearded dragon hemipenes.
Learn all about degu teeth here - especially if your degu is drooling or not eating!
Hedgehog Lumps and Growths
Learn about different kinds of lumps and growths on your pet hedgehog.
Using Bleach to Clean Rabbit Cages
Is using bleach to clean your pet rabbit's cage safe?
Using Bleach to Clean Hedgehog Cages
Is using bleach to clean your pet hedgehog's cage safe?
Rabbit Fur Colors
Learn about some of the more common colors of pet rabbits.
Names for Pet Turtles and Tortoises
Browse through a list of reader-submitted pet names for turtles and tortoises.
Pet Schneider's Skinks
Learn about the pet Schneider's skink.
Pet Blue Tongued Skinks
Keeping blue tongued skinks as pets.
Caring for Pet Canaries
An introduction to pet canaries and basic information on their care.
About Turtles and Tortoises as Pets
What to consider before deciding on a turtle or tortoises, and a collection of other resources from About.
Why Did My Red Tail Boa Stop Eating?
Find out some common reasons why your pet red tail boa may have stopped eating.
Pet Sloth Diet
Find out what sloths eat. Exotic Pets.
Why Won't My Corn Snake Eat?
So your corn snake suddenly stopped eating? Find out what to do and some reasons this may have happened.
Dippity Pig Syndrome
Find out if your pig with red and sensitive skin could have dippity pig syndrome.
Ball Python Lighting
What type of heat or UVB lighting does a pet ball python need?
Bearded Dragon Prolapse
Learn about cloacal prolapses in pet bearded dragons and what causes them.
Learn about cloacal prolapses in pet cockatiels and what causes them.
Heartworm Disease in Ferrets
Heartworm disease is a real threat to our pet ferrets. Find out more about this deadly disease.
Why Won't My Ball Python Eat?
So your ball python suddenly stopped eating? Find out what to do and some reasons this may have happened.
Taking Care of Crested Geckos
Information about the care of crested geckos.
Bird Beak Health
Learn about the health of pet bird beaks and what signs to watch for to detect illnesses.
Grooming Pet Pot Bellied Pigs
Learn about bathing, trimming your pot bellied pig's hooves and teeth, and cleaning his ears.
Hedgehog Heart Disease
Find out about heart disease in hedgehogs - it's more common than you think!
Quilling is a normal part of a young hedgehog's life but if an adult hedgehog is losing a large number of spines it could indicate a problem.
Wisconsin Exotics Vet
Check out this list of exotics vets in Wisconsin.
Water for Salamanders
Find out what kinds of water are safe for pet salamanders.
Water for Newts
Find out what kinds of water are safe for pet newts.
Keeping Ferrets Cool In Hot Weather
Tips for ways to keep ferrets cool during hot weather.
Keeping Exotic Pets Cool - Signs of Heat Stroke
Tips on helping exotic pets keep cool outdoors, and signs of heat stroke. Page 2.
Keeping exotic pets cool in the summer heat
Tips for keeping pets cool in the summer heat.
Find an Exotics Vet Near You
Not all vets see exotics. Finding an exotics vet can be quite the task but aside from calling every vet in the state your best bet may be this reference of exotics vets. Take a look here if you are looking for a reptile vet, avian vet, pocket pet vet, or a vet for some other kind of exotic pet.
Breeding Syrian Hamsters
Basic breeding information for Syrian hamsters.
Delaware Exotics Vets
Not all vets in Delaware treat all exotic pets. Check out this list if you are looking for a Delaware exotics vet for your special exotic.
Texas Exotics Vets
A list of vets who treat exotic pets in Texas.
How to Make a Cozy Tunnel for Your Pet Rat
If you have old sweatshirts lying around, the cut off sleeves make great sleep sacks and tunnels. If you have a bit of sewing knowledge, you can even use a circle cut from a pop bottle to make one end stay open for easier access.
Adding a Plastic Support to One End of the Play Tunnel
Making a homemade play tunnel for pet rats by adding a plastic cupport ring to one end of a cut off sleeve.
Homemade Play Tunnel for Rats - Adding Plastic Support
Enclosing the plastic support ring inside the fleece by folding the sleeve back on itself over the plastic ring.
Homemade Play Tunnel for Rats - Sewing the Plactic Support into the End of the Play Tunnel
A line of stitching is used to secure the plastic support ring into the folded end of the sweatshirt sleeve.
Your Homemade Play Tunnel is Complete
The completed homemade play tunnel with a wide opening at one end.
My Pet Rats Love Their Homemade Play Tunnels
My pet rats enjoying one of these homemade play tunnels
Loki Also Uses the Narrow End of His Sweatshirt Play Tunnel
Rats also enjoy squeezing thorugh the cuff end of a homemade play tunnel made from a sweatshirt.
Using Cotton Nesting in Your Hamster's Cage
Cotton material may not be the best option for hamster nesting material. Find out why and what options you have.
Water for Toads
Find out what kinds of water are safe for pet toads.
Black-Throated Monitor (Black Throat Monitor) Lizards
The Black-Throated Monitor, also referred to as a Black Throat Monitor, is a large lizard with a typically mild temperament when kept as a pet.
Water for Frogs
Find out what kinds of water are safe for pet frogs.
All about pet ferrets! Exotic Pets.
Self-Mutilation and Feather Picking
Learn some common reasons for feather picking and self-mutilation in pet birds.
Deslorelin Implants for Ferrets
Learn about deslorelin acetate implants for managing ferret adrenal disease.
Articles about Savannah monitors.
Broken Sugar Glider Legs
Learn about broken legs and sugar gliders and how to prevent them from happening.
Learn about Black-throated monitors.
Black-Throated Monitor Bedding Options
A look at the many reptile bedding options available to black-throated monitor owners.
How to Paint a Cage
Find out exactly how to repaint a pet cage.
Eye Problems With Your Pet African Fat Tailed Gecko
Learn all about African fat tailed gecko eyes and the issues they can have.
Monitor Lizards - Care of Pet Monitors
Keeping monitor lizards as pets, including care of pet monitors including species such as savannah monitors, ridge tailed monitors, and others.
Learn about caring for Dumeril's monitors.
Caring for Nile monitors. Exotic Pets.
Information on keeping opossums as pets, especially short tailed opossums, including what to expect from a short tailed opossum, care of pet opossums, and photos.
North American Opossum
Learn about pet opossum. Exotic Pets.
Learn about pet short-tailed opossum.
Boyd's Forest Dragon Habitat Lighting
Boyd's forest dragons have specific lighting requirements that enable them to be healthy and live a long life. Find out what a forest dragon's lighting set-up should include and what your options are.
Boyd's Forest Dragon Lighting Requirements
Page 2 of lighting options for Boyd's forest dragons.
Boyd's Forest Dragon Lighting
Page 3 of Boyd's forest dragon lighting options.
Boyd's Forest Dragons
Learn the basics for caring for the uncommon Boyd's forest dragon.
Learn how to care for a Rankin dragon.
Emerald Tree Monitors
Learn about the delicate Emerald Tree monitor.
Flat Headed Rock Agamas
Learn the basic care requirements of flat-headed rock agamas.
Rabbits as Pets - Is a Rabbit the Right Pet for You?
Rabbits can make lovely pets, but as always, having the right expectations is paramount to developing a strong bond with your pet. Find out characteristics and quirks of pet rabbits to help you decide if a pet rabbit is right for you.
Learn the basic care requirements of red-headed agamas.
Agamas come in many shapes and colors but they're all from Africa and have similar basic care requirements. Learn more about keeping agama lizards as pets.
Learn about leopard frogs. Exotic Pets.
Poison Dart Frogs
Learn about poison dart frogs. Exotic Pets.
Atadenovirus (Adenovirus) in Bearded Dragons
Learn about atadenovirus (ADV) in pet bearded dragons.
Pot Bellied Pigs Rescues and Shelters
Links to shelters and rescues for potbellied pigs
Raccoons and Coati
Information about keeping raccoons and South American racoons (coati or coatimundi) as pets.
Llamas and Alpacas
Information on the keeping of llamas and alpacas as companion animals, including links to organizations and ranches and breeders, and health information.
Information on duprasi. Exotic Pets.
Alternatives to Crickets
Crickets are a popular form of food for reptiles and amphibians but did you know you have other insect options to feed your pets?
Transporting Your Amphibian to the Vet
Find out how to make pet amphibian transport safe and how to keep him warm during travel in cold weather.
Ohio Exotics Vet
Find a vet in Ohio to treat your exotic pet.
Taking Care of Poison Dart Frogs as Pets
Perhaps some of the most colorful amphibians on the planet, poison dart frogs are known for their beautiful and brightly colored skin.
Reptile Show and Expo Calendar
If you are looking for a listing of a reptile show or reptile expo in your area you've come to the right place.
Reptile Show and Expo Calendar
Find a reptile show near you! Exotic Pets. Page 2.
Reptile Show and Expo Calendar
Find a reptile show near you! Exotic Pets. Page 3.
Taking Your Sugar Glider to the Vet
Do sugar gliders need to visit the vet? When and why?
Taking Your Ferret to the Vet
Do ferrets need to visit the vet? When and why?
Feeding Poison Dart Frogs
Find out what, when, and how to feed poison dart frogs.
Palawan Forest Turtles
Learn about Palawan forest turtle care.
Exotic Pet Trade Driving Reptile Species to Extinction
The illegal exotic pet trade smuggles reptiles from the wild and is detrimental to the future of many species.
Taking Your Guinea Pig to the Vet
Do guinea pigs need to visit the vet? When and why?
Taking Your Rabbit to the Vet
Do rabbits need to visit the vet? When and why?
Asian Leaf Turtles
Find out what it takes to care for an Asian Leaf turtle.
What Should I Know About Having an Owl as a Pet?
Learn about pet owls. Exotic Pets.
Rabbit Rescues and Shelters
Links to rabbit rescues and shelters, many with rabbits for adoption.
Learn the basics for caring for Spotted turtles.
Spaying and Neutering Pet Foxes
Should you get your pet fox spayed or neutered?
Chinese Stripe Necked Turtles
Learn the basics for caring for Chinese stripe necked turtles.
Help! My Leopard Gecko Won't Eat!
See why your leopard gecko may not be eating.
Using Bleach to Clean Cages - Exotic Pets
Is using bleach to clean cages safe?
Why Would My Hamster Be Itching?
Does your hamster itch? Find out what the problem might be and what can be done about it.
Cleaning Tips for Keeping Rabbit Cages Clean
Cleaning cages is not a fun chore for any pet, but making cleaning as easy as possible and sticking to a schedule will make cage cleaning less of a chore and simply part of your routine.
Grooming Ferrets - Brushing, Ear Cleaning, Brushing Teeth
The importance brushing the coat, cleaning the ears, and brushing the teeth of your pet ferret. Page 3.
Ferret Training Tips- Litter Training Ferrets
Tips on training ferrets to use a litter box.
Veiled Chameleons as Pets - Care, Housing, Feeding
Information about veiled chameleons and their care in captivity.
Chinchillas Pet Profile and Facts
Profile of chinchillas as pets, basic information about chinchillas and basic care information
Names for Pet Goats
Browse through a list of reader-submitted pet names for goats.
Feeding Your Pet Rabbit - Current Guidelines
A guide to properly feeding pet rabbits, who need ample roughage and fresh vegetables in their diets.
How to Handle and Tame Pet Hamsters
Information and advice on taming and handling your pet hamster.
Keeping Guinea Pigs as Pets: Feeding Tips
Guidelines for Feeding your guinea pig incluing meeting their vitamin c requirments.
Box Turtles as Pets
An introduction to keeping box turtles as pets.
Pet Grass Snakes - Care of Smooth & Rough Green Snakes
A look at the characteristics of smooth and rough green snakes of the genus Opheodrys (also called grass snakes), and how to care for them as pets.
Exotic Pet Names - Alphabetical - Z
Browse pet names submitted to the site starting with the letter Z.
Can More Than One Bearded Dragon Live Together?
Keeping bearded dragons together is commonly mentioned but does not always work out.
Training Rabbits to Stop Chewing
Chewing is a very natural behavior to rabbits, and to protect your rabbit and your belongings, you need to train your rabbit what it is allowed to chew.
Outdoor Housing for Box Turtles - Building a Box Turtle Pen
Box turtles unquestionably do best if kept in a large outdoor pen rather than an indoor terrarium. Here are some tips on setting up an outdoor pet for pet box turtles.
Exotic Pet Names - Alphabetical - G
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter G.
Cages for Pet Guinea Pigs
Information on what to look for in a guinea pig cage and how to set up the cage for your guinea pig. Includes links to top cages to buy online and ideas for homemade cages
Exotic Pet Names - Alphabetical - D
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter D.
Eastern Box Turtle - Care of Pet Eastern Box Turtles
Description and brief care guide to eastern box turtles
Rabbits - Common Eye Problems and Issues
Rabbits have large eyes that tend to get hurt or have issues. Learn about the common eye problems in rabbits and how to keep those eyes safe.
Pet Pot Bellied Pig
Basic information on pet pot bellied pigs.
More Exotic Pet Names Beginning with S
More Exotic Pet Names Beginning with S. Page 2.
An Alphabetical Listing of Pet Games - S
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter S.
General Care and Raising Tadpoles - Tadpole Metamorphosis
A general guide to the rearing of tadpoles, both wild harvested eggs and captive bred.
The Metamorphosis of Tadpoles Into Frogs
The process of metamorphosis from tadpole to frog. Page 2.
Bearded Dragon Behavior
Bearded dragons exhibit some interesting behaviors. Check out this list of some of the more commonly observed ones.
How Much Does a Pet Rabbit Cost to Care For?
Find out how much it will cost you to care for a pet rabbit.
Giant African Land Snails (Achatina spp.) as Pets
Giant African Land Snails as Pets (Achatina species) - care and feeding
Pet Names - Alphabetical - P
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter P.
Cockatoo - Pet Bird Personality Profile
A look at the personality of cockatoos and what it takes to keep a cockatoo as a pet.
Snake Species Commonly Kept as Pets
There are many different snake species people keep as pets. Take a look at a list of some of the more common ones.
Russian (Horsfield's) Tortoise
Introduction to the Russian (Horsfield's) Tortoise and its care in captivity.
Japanese and Chinese Fire Bellied Newts as Pets
Information about keeping fire bellied newts as pets, including a look at Japanese and Chinese or Oriental fire bellied newts
Care of Fire Bellied Newts as Pets
Information on setting up a tank for fire bellied newts, and how to feed fire bellied newts. Page 2.
Cages for Syrian Hamsters - Things to Consider
Factors to consider when choosing a cage for your pet Syrian Hamster.
Building a Frog-Friendly Pond
Keeping frogs captive outdoors is not really an option, but if you build a frog-friendly pond, the frogs will likely come. However, never introduce non-native frogs or release captive frogs into you pond or any pond.
Greek Tortoises and Spur-Thighed Tortoises
Learn how to care for a pet Greek tortoise.
Taming and Handling Pet Mice
Tips about handling pet mice and some steps you can take to tame mice and get them used to being held.
Seven Hybrid Cat Breeds and Profiles
The hybrid cat is gaining in popularity for many reasons. Read who these cats are and why they are loved by many.
Dwarf Hamster Species - An Introduction
Dwarf Hamster Species kept as pets.
Serval Cat (Exotic Pets)
The serval is a wild cat that has been gaining in popularity among exotic pet and cat owners alike.
Oriental Fire Bellied Toads as Pets - Care
Introduction to oriental fire bellied toads and their care as pets.
Introduction and Care of Pet White's Tree Frogs
Introduction to White's tree frogs, and what you need to know about caring for pet White's tree frogs.
White's Tree Frogs Housing Setup Guide
Information on setting up a tank appropraite for White's tree frogs, including maintenance of the proper temperature and humidity. Page 2.
Tanks for Pet Salamanders and Newts
Setting up a terrestrial, semi-aquatic, or aquatic tank for pet salamanders and newts.
Tanks for Salamanders and Newts - Water Quality and Ammonia
All about mainitaing good water quality pet salamanders and newts, which is vital to their health in captivity. Page 2.
Tanks for Salamanders and Newts
Considerations for providing proper temperatures and lighting for salamanders and newts, as well as precautions when cleaning tanks and supplies. Page 3.
Wild Animals as Pets - Legal and Ethical Issues
Keeping wild animals as pets is appealing to many people, but it is important to keep in mind that there are many problems with keeping wild animals as pets.
Toys for Pet Rabbits - Inexpensive and Creative Ideas
Some ideas for inexpensive and creative toys for your pet rabbit.
Signs a Snake is About to Shed its Skin
Snakes generally shed their skin several times a year, and young growing snakes shed even more frequently. You will likely be able to see some tell tale signs that your snake is about to shed.
Bonding With a Young Pot Bellied Pig
The steps involved in taming young pot bellied pigs including information on bonding with piglets and training a piglet to be picked up
Picking up Your Pot Bellied Piglet
Steps involved in training your pot bellied piglet to allow you to pick it up. Page 2.
What to Do If Your Mouse Has Babies
What you should do if your mouse unexpectedly has a litter of babies (pups).
Bearded Dragons as Pets - Diet and Feeding
Information on providing an appropriate diet for pet vearded dragons. Page 3.
Bearded Dragons as Pets - Introduction
An introduction to keeping bearded dragons as pets.
Bearded Dragon As Pets: Housing, Heat and Lighting
Taking care of this moderately sized lizard native to Australia requires a tank of at least 40 gallons, cage furnishings, and a special light. Page 2.
Chinchillas Characteristics and Care Guide
Chinchillas are impossibly soft and cute creatures from South America that make wonderful pets. Learn about the characteristics of chinchillas to decide if a chinchilla might be the right pet for you, then find out about their care in our chinchilla care guide.
Chinchillas and Dust Baths - Techniques and Tips
The importance of dust baths for chinchillas, and how to provide the dust bath.
Pet Names - Alphabetical - K
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter K.
Three Toed Box Turtle Pet Care Guide
Description and brief care guide to three toed box turtles
Red-Tailed Boa Constrictor Snakes as Pets
An introduction to boa constrictors as pets, choosing a snake, and a care sheet for red tailed boas
Red Tailed Boa Constrictors - Pet Care Sheet
Care sheet describing the proper housing for boa constrictors as well as feeding advice. Page 2.
Do Hedgehogs Get Along with Other Pets?
Answering the question of how hedgehogs get along with other pets in the household.
Lops, Dwarfs, and Other Rabbit Breeds
Learn about the many different breeds of pet rabbits.
Three Great Gecko Species for Beginners
Three species of geckos that are a good choice for people looking for their first gecko or their first pet lizard, with links to further information.
Choosing an Exotic Pet - What to Consider when Looking at Exotic Pets
Choosing an exotic pet: what to consider when looking at possible exotic pets and the factors that should influence your decision.
Keeping Northern Leopard Frogs as Pets
Introduction to keeping leopard frogs as pets, including housing and feeding information
Pet Names - Alphabetical - L
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter L.
Green Anoles as Pets - Introduction
An introduction to keeping green anoles as pets. Anoles are commonly found in pet stores and sometimes also called American chameleons.
Tame a Chinchilla
a simple how to on taming a chinchilla
Basic Care of African Side-Neck Turtles
Learn about basic care of African Side-Neck turtles.
Litter Training Pet Rabbits - The Box and Steps
Advice on litter training pet rabbits, from choosing a litter to the steps to take to encourage rabbits to use the litter box both inside and outside their cage.
Litter Training Rabbits - Territory Marking
Dealing with territorial marking behavior in pet rabbits. Page 2.
Jackson's Chameleons as Pets - Care, Housing, Feeding
Information about Jackson's chameleons and their care in captivity.
Rabbit Housing - Picking a Rabbit Cage
What to consider when choosing a home for a house rabbit, including provided the right size of cage.
Dangers to Pet Birds and Parrots
Common household dangers and hazards ffor pet birds and parrots.
Keeping African Dwarf Clawed Frogs as Pets
About the characteristics and basic care of African dwarf clawed frogs.
All About Red Eared Sliders - Pet Turtles
Considering a pet red eared slider? There are a few things you should know about aquatic turtles before deciding if a red eared slider is the right pet for you.
How to Choose the Right Chinchilla Food
Chinchillas have sensitive digestive systems and must be fed a high quality food designed for the specific needs of chinchillas. In addition, they should have fresh hay for roughage, and there are a few treats that you can also give on a limited basis.
Pet Names - Alphabetical - A
Browse pet names submitted to the site starting with the letter A.
My Hamster Bites - What Can I Do?
How to deal with a biting hamster.
Help! My Ferret Bites!
Learn about biting behavior in ferrets and what you can do about it.
Learn all about chinchilla teeth here - especially if your chinchilla is drooling or not eating!
Pet Ferret Care
Information about keeping ferrets as pets, the general care of pet ferrets (including cages, feeding, toys, training, good ferret care books, and more).
Find out what your pet ferret should be eating.
Find out about the many wonderful kinds of ferret supplies.
Ferret Shelters and Rescue Groups
Links to ferret rescues, shelters and organizations. If you are considering adding a ferret to your family, why not consider adoption from a rescue or shelter?
Pet Ferret Laws and Legal Issues
About laws, legislation, and legal issues about keeping ferrets as pets.
Eye Problems With Your Pet Leopard Gecko
Learn all about leopard gecko eyes and the issues they can have.
Housing and Care Guide for Pet Mud Turtles
Learn the basics for caring for pet mud turtles.
Choosing a Good Exotic Pet for Kids
My picks for the best pets for kids with pros and cons.
Pet Hamsters Types, Lifespans, and Sizes
What you need to know about pet hamsters before choosing one as a pet.
Nile Monitors - Basic Care and Feeding
Nile monitors are popular with the large lizard lovers because of their swimming and tree climbing abilities and sheer beauty.
Gerbils as Pets - Care Guide and Suggested Reading
What you need to know about keeping mongolian gerbils as pets including basic care (housing, feeding) information.
Pet Names - Alphabetical - H
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter H.
Handling and Taming Iguanas - Pet Iguana Advice
What to expect when you begin to handle and tame your pet iguana.
Step by Step Guide to Handling a New Iguana
A guide to the steps to take when handling and taming a pet iguana. Page 2.
Pet Names - Alphabetical - E
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter E.
Basic Care Guide to Pet Panther Geckos
Learn how to care for a pet Panther gecko.
Wild Animals As Pets
A look at the ethics and potential pitfalls of keeping wild animals as pets.
Pet Names - Alphabetical - F
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter F.
Pet Names - Alphabetical - J
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter J.
Training a Ferret Not to Nip - Tips
Tips for training your pet ferret not to nip while it is playing. Page 2.
Breeding Data for Fancy Mice
Basic breeding data for fancy mice, including age of maturity and length of pregnancy.
Bathing and Grooming Pet Ferrets
Information about basic grooming of pet ferrets including bathing and nail trims.
Grooming your Pet Ferret - Nail Trims
Information on grooming time for ferrets, especially nail trims. Page 2.
Can I Train a Pet Bird to Like Being Petted?
Many birds do not necessarily like being petting, but by understanding their behavior you can train them to get used to being petted.
Gerbils as Pets - Taming and Handling Gerbils
Tips about handling gerbils and some steps you can take to tame gerbils and get them used to being held.
Mississippi Map Turtles - Exotic Pets
Learn how to care for pet Mississippi Map Turtles.
Dwarf Campbell's Russian Hamsters - Exotic Pets
A profile of the Dwarf Campbell's Russian hamster.
Choosing a Pet Chameleon - General Tips
Tips about choosing a pet chameleon.
Should I get a Friend for My Hegdehog?
Answering the question whether hedgehogs are best housed singly or with a companion hedgehog.
Kenyan Sand Boa Care and Set-Up
Care sheet for the Kenyan sand boa.
Chilean Rose Tarantulas as Pets - Care Sheet
Chilean Rose Tarantulas (Grammostola rosea) as Pets - Care sheet
Exotic Pets Names
Browse through a list of reader-submitted pet names for dormice, dingoes, Raccoons, squirrels, and llamas.
Mexican Redknee Tarantulas as Pets - Care Sheet
Mexican Redknee tarantulas (Brachypelma smithi) as pets - Care Sheet
Molting Hermit Crabs: Advice on Care
What to do with molting hermit crabs.
How to Paint a Bird Cage - Preparation & Painting Guide
Find out exactly how to paint a bird cage.
At What Age Can I Have My Rabbit Spayed or Neutered?
Answers the question of what age is best for the surgery to spay or neuter your rabbit.
2012 Ohio Exotic Pet Law Changes
Following the exotic pet massacre in Ohio in 2011, lawmakers finally changed the exotic pet laws in 2012.
Help! My Snake's Not Eating! - Reasons & Solutions
So your snake suddenly stopped eating? Find out what to do and some reasons this may have happened.
Pet Names - Alphabetical - W
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter W.
Nail Trim Illustration - Where to Cut the Nail
Tips about doing nail trims on pets, including a diagram of where the nail should be cut.
Mexican Redleg Tarantulas Pet Care Profile
Mexican Redleg Tarantulas (Brachypelma emilia) as pets - Care Sheet
Do You Need Special Lighting for Your Snake's Tank?
For years snake owners used the same lighting set-ups for snakes as we did other reptiles but now we know that some lighting elements are unnecessary for most kinds of snakes.
Curly Hair Tarantula Pet Care Sheet
Curly hair Tarantulas (Brachypelma albopilosum) as Pets - Care Sheet
Determining the Sex of an Emperor Scorpion
Information on sexing emperor scorpions, the main difference being in the pectines.
Find an Escaped Pet in the House
a simple how to on finding escaped small pets in the house
Desert Blonde Tarantulas (Aphonopelma Chalcodes)
Desert Blonde Tarantulas (Aphonopelma chalcodes) as pets - Care Sheet
Caring for Pinktoe Tarantulas (Avicularia Avicularia)
Pinktoe Tarantulas (Avicularia avicularia) as Pets - Care Sheet
Gut Loading Crickets and Other Prey to Feed to Pets
An expanation fo what it meand to gut load crickets, mealworms and other insect prey that will be fed to pets suchs lizards and frogs.
How Smart Are Rats?
Rats are extremely intelligent, in case you haven't had the pleasure of experiencing their smarts for yourself. Scientists have performed studies with sounds
Guinea Pig Breed Guide
Did you know there are several breeds of guinea pigs? Actually, the array of breeds, varieties and colors of guinea pigs is quite vast and confusing. Of
Learn about pet coati (coatimundi).
Impacted Leopard Gecko Hemipenes
Learn about hemipene impactions in pet leopard geckos.
Safe and Toxic Woods For Rats
Find out what woods are safe (and not safe) for your rat to chew on.
Degu Tail Injuries
Degu tail injuries happen but you should know what to do if and when they do!
Links to resources on the many uses of llamas, including carting, packing, guarding, fiber and showing.
Check out the options you have for your hamster's bedding.
List of Supplies Needed for a Pet Hamster
A list of supplies and equipment needed for pet hamsters.
Learn about possible reasons why your hamster is sneezing and what to do about it.
What Is Reptile Gout and How to Prevent It
Gout symptoms and information relating to reptile gout.
What Are Pocket Pets?
Find out what pocket pets are and if one is the right pet for you.
Sephiroth "Booger" Holland - Ferret
Sephiroth "Booger" Holland - Ferret
Eye Problems in Hamsters
Learn all about your hamster's sensitive eyes and the diseases that can be associated with them.
Sugar Glider Diet - Sugar Glider Food
Take a look at all the options you have for a sugar glider diet.
Determining Emperor Scorpion Pregnancy
A reader asks how to tell if an emperor scorpion is pregnant.
Care of Pet Gulf Coast Box Turtles
Description and brief care guide to Gulf Coast box turtles
The Basics of Caring for Pet Skunks
Information on pet skunks. Exotic Pets.
Do Ferrets Make Good Family Pets?
A discussion of negative publicity about ferrets and whether ferrets can be good family pets
Fire Salamander Care
A basic guide to caring for the Fire Salamander.
Chinchilla Safety Proofing Home Checklist and Tips
Chinchillas are active and curious, and need regular play and exploration time out of their cages. However, their curious and agile nature can get them into trouble if you have not thoroughly chinchilla-proofed the areas to which your chinchillas has access. This checklist can help you keep your chinchilla safe at play time.
Ferret Proofing a Home and Safety Guide
Steps you should take to make your home safer for pet ferrets
Ferret Proofing Checklist
A checklist of items to consider when ferret-proofing your home. Page 2.
Pet Fish - The Basics of Keeping Them
Learn all about pet fish! Exotic Pets.
Calcium Phosphorous Ratios in Exotic Pet Diets
Finding fruits and vegetables with the appropriate calcium phosphorous ratios can be confusing. Use this simple list to keep your ratios where they should be for your exotic pet's needs.
Aspen Wood Shavings as Pet Bedding - Review
A look at the pros and cons of aspen shavings as pet bedding.
How Toxic Are Fire Bellied Newts?
A discussion of the dangers of the skin toxins of fire bellies newts and other newts, with some tips on handling them.
Kunekune Pig Breeds as Exotic Pets
A kunekune is a breed of pig that, like pot bellied pigs, are kept as pets.
Ginny Pig - Common Guinea Pig Misspellings
Is it a ginny pig or guinea pig?
Tips on Choosing Toys for Your Gerbils
Picking a good selection of toys, hides, and chews will help keep your gerbil healthy and happy.
Rat Teeth Problems, Trimming and Care Tips
Pet rats lack canines and premolars but have several small molars and incisors. These incisors can cause problems in some rats.
Male and Female Fiddler Crabs Differences
How to tell the difference between male and female fiddler crabs.
Pet Bird Finding and Picking Sources
Issues to consider when picking your pet parrot or other pet bird, incluing the advantages of finding a hand-raised, but weaned, young bird.
Choosing a Pet Bird - !0 Signs to Look for in a healthy Bird
10 signs to look for when choosing a pet parrot or other pet bird to help assess the overall condition and health of the bird. Page 2.
Ferrets and Influenza (They Can Catch Flu, Too)
Pet ferrets are susceptible to influenza too; here's a look at the susceptibility of ferrets to the human influenza virus.
Pet Mice Litter Training Tips and Advice
Advice on litter training pet mice.
Can I Mix Species When Setting Up a Terrarium?
When setting up a terrarium, some people would like to set up a mini ecosystem. Is this a good idea?
Exotic Animals as Pets - an Overview
Find out what animals are considered to be exotic pets and why.
Pet Degu Food, Water, and Feeding Guide
Find out what degu food is appropriate for your pet degu!
How to Calibrate a Hygrometer - Tutorial
Exotic Pets. This series of diagrams will show you how to calibrate a hygrometer.
How to Calibrate a Hygrometer - Supplies Needed
A list of supplies needed to calibrate a hygromter.
How to Calibrate a Hygrometer - Mix Salt and Water
Mix salt and water to get the right humidity to calibrate your hygrometer.
How to Calibrate a Hygrometer - Put Hygrometer and Salt Mix in a Bag
To calibrate a hygrometer, place a saturated salt/water mix in the resealable plastic bag with the hygrometer.
How to Calibrate a Hygrometer - Let the Sealed Bag Sit
To calibrate the hygrometer, let the sealed bag sit at room temperature for 8-12 hours.
How to Calibrate a Hygrometer - Check the Reading
Check the reading on the hygrometer after sealed with a salt water mix for 8 to 12 hours.
How to Calibrate a Hygrometer - Adjusting After Calibration
How to make the adjustment after calibrating
Summary of Steps to Calibrate - for Printing
Quick sumamry of the steps used to calibrate a hygrometer.
Information on Shedding in Reptiles
Information on normal and abnormal shedding in reptiles.
What is the Lifespan of a Pet Skunk?
How long does a pet skunk live? Exotic Pets.
Are Snakes Bothered by Loud Noises? - Question & Answer
A discussion about whether snakes are bothered by loud noises.
What Fruits Do Hermit Crabs Eat?
Hermit crabs should have a diet of formulated and fresh foods. Find out what fruits are safe for your hermit crabs.
Problems With Hamster's Teeth - Exotic Pets
Learn all about your pet hamster's teeth.
Star Tortoises Basic Care, Housing and Diet
Learn the basics of caring for a pet Indian Star tortoise.
Preventing Incomplete Shedding Problems in Reptiles
Occasionally, a reptile may have problems shedding, where the shed skin does not come off as easily as it should. Most often, this means the humidity level is too low. Fortunately, treating and preventing shedding problems is usually easy.
High Protein Wombaroo Sugar Glider Diet Recipe
The HPW sugar glider diet is becoming more popular as sugar glider owners realize the nutritional requirements of their pets. Find out how easy this formula is to make and store for your sugar glider.
Ornate Box Turtles Pet Info and Care Guide
Description and quick care guide to ornate box turtles
Before You Choose a Guinea Pig Cage
What you need to consider before you buy a guinea pig cage.
Natural Ferret Diets - Whole Prey and Raw Foods
An examination of the issues involved in feeding ferrets an appropriate and healthy diet, and whether more natural diets such as whole prey or formulated or homemade raw bones and food can better meet the needs of pet ferrets.
Natural Ferret Diets - Whole Prey and Raw Foods
An examination of the issues involved in feeding ferrets an appropriate and healthy diet, and whether more natural diets such as whole prey or formulated or homemade raw bones and food can better meet the needs of pet ferrets. Page 2.
Uromastyx (Spiny-Tailed Lizard): Care Profile
Uromastyx aren't the most commonly seen reptile but they make very docile pets. Make sure the care you provide your uromastyx is the appropriate kind.
Choosing a Name for Your New Pet Snail
Browse through a list of reader-submitted pet names for pet snails.
Ideas for Toys Your Pet Ferret Might Enjoy
Some ideas for toys your pet ferret might enjoy
House Train a Pot Bellied Pig - Step-By-Step Guide
A simple how to on house training pot bellied pigs.
Yellow-Bellied Turtle Lighting
Find out what kinds of lighting your pet yellow-bellied slider needs.
Sexing Hamsters - How to Tell if Male or Female
How to tell the difference between male and female hamsters.
Alphabetical List of All Exotic Pet Names
Alphabetical list of all the exotic pet names submitted by our readers.
Insects, Spiders, Scorpions and Millipedes as Pets
A look at keeping a insects, spiders, scorpions, and millipedes as pets.
Grooming Pet Rabbits - Brushing, Baths and more
Information on routine grooming of pet rabbits, and whether rabbits need baths.
Vitamin A Deficiency in Reptiles
A description of vitamin A deficiency in reptiles.
Relative Humidity - Exotic Pets Glossary Definition
Definition of humidity. Exotic Pets.
Guinea Pig Eye Diseases and Problems
Learn about some of the diseases that affect guinea pig eyes.
Can I Train My Pet Rat to Use a Litter Box?
Advice on litter training pet rats.
Exotic Pet Names - Wolfdogs and Wolves
Browse through a list of reader-submitted pet names for wolfdogs.
Snake Cold - Sneezing Snakes and Respiratory Infections
Is your pet snake sneezing? Do you think he has a snake cold or possible respiratory infection? Read on to find out what this could be from and what to do.
Exotic Pet Name Ideas for Tarantulas
Browse through a list of reader-submitted names for pet tarantulas.
Pet Rat Breathing Problems - Diagnosis and Treatment
Learn all about pet rat respiratory diseases and reasons for breathing problems.
Problems With Guinea Pig and Cavy Teeth
Learn all about the problems guinea pig teeth can cause.
How to Prevent and Treat Rabbit Ileus / GI Stasis
Learn how to prevent and treat ileus in your pet rabbit.
Hamster Cheek Pouches
Learn about your hamster's big cheeks!
Choose a Rabbit
a simple how to on choosing a healthy rabbit
Pet Names - Alphabetical - Y
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter Y.
Names for Pet Fish
Browse through a list of reader-submitted pet names for fish.
Popular Pet Spiders
Learn a bit about pet spiders. Exotic Pets.
Bunny Hutch - Rabbit House Options- Rabbit Hutches
A look at rabbit house options, including rabbit hutches, indoor rabbit cages, outdoor rabbit hutches, rabbit runs, rabbit habitats, and information on how to choose which home is right for your pet rabbit.
Lice On Pets
If your pet rodent is itching and scratching, it may have a common ecto-parasite. Find out what to do if you find pet lice on your exotic pet.
Rabbit Handling Videos
A series of videos from Bunnycentral on handling rabbits, including how to pick up a rabbit and how to properly set a rabbit down.
Guinea Pig Scurvy
Guinea pigs require adequate vitamin C but what happens if they don't get it? Learn about scurvy in cavies here.
Learn the basics to keeping pet chickens.
Care guide for pet Dumeril's monitors.
Alabama Exotics Vet
Find an Alabama exotics vet for your pet here!
Learn how to care for pet Hinge-Back tortoises.
European hedgehogs are found as pets around the world and while they are declining in population in the wild, captive bred European hedgehogs can make unique pets.
If you're looking for a truly low maintenance exotic pet then a pet rock may be just the pet you're looking for.
Virginia Exotics Vet
Find a vet in Virginia to treat your exotic pet.
Blue Tongue Skink Lighting
Find out about pet Blue tongue skink lighting.
Book Review: "Living with Wolfdogs: An Everyday Guide to a Lifetime Companionship" by Nicole Wilde
A review of Living with Wolfdogs: An Everyday Guide to a Lifetime Companionship, by Nicole Wilde.
Oxbow Critical Care Review
A full review of Oxbow Critical Care food.
Film Review of "The Elephant in the Living Room"
A review of the film
A Discussion with Mike Webber, Tim Harrison, and Steve Taylor
A look at the post-viewing film forum with filmmaker Mike Webber, film character Tim Harrison, and Cleveland Zoo Director Steve Taylor. Page 2.
Ball Python Morphs
Ball pythons come in a variety of morphs. Learn about some of the more popular colors and patterns.
Learn about reticulated pythons when kept as pets.
Caring for Rabbits While on Vacation
Don't forget about your pet rabbit while you are on vacation!
Leopard Gecko Armpits
Does your leopard gecko have small bubbles in their armpits? Find out what they are.
Hedgehogs and Salmonella
Pet hedgehogs can contract Salmonella and even infect their humans with it.
Water Dragon Water
The most important part of caring for pet Chinese water dragon is the water quality. Learn how to keep your water dragon water clean and your pet happy.
Water Dragon Lighting
Find out what kind of lighting your pet water dragon needs.
Learn the basics of caring for pet radiated tortoises.
Basic care guide for pet African bullfrogs.
Pet Tree Frogs
Learn about pet tree frog care. Exotic Pets.
Spaying and Neutering Hedgehogs
Find out about spaying and neutering pet hedgehogs.
Pet Garter Snakes
Learn about pet Garter snakes. Exotic Pets.
Degus sometimes get foot infections that are commonly referred to as bumblefoot. Learn about this disease and how to prevent it in your degu.
Chimpanzees are highly intelligent and resemble humans in many ways - but do they make good pets?
What to feed pet skunks. Exotic Pets.
Learn the basics for caring for pet diamondback terrapins.
Soft Shelled Turtles
Learn how to care for a pet soft shelled turtle.
Utah Exotics Vet
Find an exotics vet in Utah. Exotic Pets.
West Virginia Exotics Vet
Find an exotics vet in West Virginia.
Feeding Exotic Cats
Learn about the basic dietary requirements of exotic cats.
Find out what makes Savannah cats such unique pet felines.
Common Pet Ferret Diseases
Ferrets can a variety of diseases but these three are probably the most commonly seen ones in pet ferrets.
Learn about lymphoma in pet ferrets.
Turtle and Tortoise Shells
Learn what a healthy turtle shell should look and feel like and diseases that affect them.
Learn about prolapsed hemipenes and what you can do to help them.
Guinea Pig Lice
Learn about guinea pig lice. Exotic Pets.
Chameleon Foreign Bodies
Chameleon tongues often grab things they shouldn't. Learn about foreign bodies and the dangers they pose to your pet.
Learn the basics of caring for a pet Senegal chameleon.
Broken Chinchilla Legs
A common reason people bring their chinchilla in to see the vet is for a possible broken leg.
Rabbit Bladder Stones
Rabbit bladder stones are a serious health problem. Learn more about them here.
If your chinchilla isn't eating or defecating he could have a serious condition called ileus.
Chinchilla Eye Diseases
Learn about the diseases that affect chinchilla eyes.
Alpine Newt - Care Sheet
A care sheet for the pet alpine newt.
Learn what kinds of lights your pet iguana needs.
Guinea Pig Bladder Stones
Guinea pig bladder stones are common in pet cavies. Learn all about these dangerous uroliths here.
The Illegal Exotic Pet Trade
If you think all exotic pets come from breeders and pet stores then you haven't heard about the illegal exotic pet trade.
Exotic Presidential Pets
Not every President of the United States of America had your typical pet dog or cat. See which President had tigers, bears, rats, and rabbits.
Oregon Exotics Vet
Find an exotics vet in Oregon to treat your exotic pet.
Celebrity Exotic Pets
If you think some celebrities are out there you should see some of the pets they own.
Top Ten Scary Diseases Your Exotic Pet Can Give You
Sometimes your pets can give you more than just happiness and companionship - sometimes they give you diseases.
Oklahoma Exotics Vet
Find the perfect exotics vet in Oklahoma for your exotic pet.
Nevada Exotics Vet
Check out this list for a Nevada exotics vet for your exotic pet.
New Jersey Exotics Vet
Find an exotics vet in New Jersey to treat your exotic pet.
New Mexico Exotics Vet
Take a look at this list to find the perfect New Mexico exotics vet.
Reptile Ear Infections
Usually attributed to husbandry issues, reptile ear infections are commonly seen in pet turtles and lizards.
Insects for Kids
If you're not afraid of bugs, consider getting an insect as a pet for your kids. There are many reasons why an insect can make a great pet. Find out the recommended insects for kids are.
Keeping Wild Baby Skunks as Pets
Baby skunks are really cute and it can be tempting to want to keep one that you have found in the wild.
Caring for Your Ferret While on Vacation
Don't forget about your pet ferret when you go on vacation!
Asian Box Turtles
Care guide for Asian box turtles.
Learn about rabbit syphilis. Exotic Pets.
Five Most Popular Exotic Pets
What exotic pets are most popular in homes across the country?
Pick A Pet
Find out which pet is perfect for you.
Yesterday's News - A Look at Yesterday's News as Pet Bedding
A look at the pros and cons of Yesterday's News as pet bedding.
Type of Tank Set Ups for Salamanders and Newts
A quick summary of the type (terrestrial, semi aquatic, or aquatic) of tank set-up required by different types of salamanders and newts.
Scorpion Anatomy - the Basics
A very quick introduction to scorpion anatomy - the parts owners should stay away from!
Pet Loss and Grief
Losing a pet is never easy no matter what kind of pet you have, and online resources and support groups can help you cope with the death of a pet.
American Pet Ownership Statistics and Spending
Pet ownership is on the increase in the US, and the amount of money spent on pets is dramatically increasing too.
General Tortoise Resources
Links to general sites about tortoises, covering care of various species.
Should Giant African Land Snails Be Kept as Pets At All?
Giant african land snails are hardy, long lived snails and are indeed giants among snails. They have tremendous reproductive capabilities and all these characteristics combined make them a potent agricultural pest. Although already illegal in the US, should they be considered pets at all?
Heat and Light for Pet Reptiles - Providing Heat and a Temperature Gradient
Providing appropriate heat for pet reptiles and the proper temperature gradient, along with UV (ultraviolet) light if necessary, is vital to their health.
Reptile Heat and Light - Part Two - Ultraviolet Light - UVA and UVB
Providing the proper lighting conditions for many reptiles means providing special ultraviolet lighting. Page 2.
Monkeypox and Prairie Dogs and Gambian Giant Rats
Information on the monkeypox outbreak in the US attributed to contact with pet prairie dogs, who were exposed to an infected Gambian Giant Rat
Monkeypox Outbreak and Prairie Dogs - what to report
Information on the monkeypox virus, symptoms to watch for and what to report to your vet, doctor and health department. Also how to protect your pets and yourself. Page 2.
Monkeypox Prevention and Control for the Pet Owner
Information for pet owners to help prevent the spread of monkeypox infection. Page 3.
Rabbit Health FAQ - Finding a Vet, Spaying, Hairballs and More
Questions and answers about a variety of rabbit health issues.
Pet Names - Alphabetical - U
Browse pet names submitted to the site beginning with the letter U.
Exotic Pets Pictures - Exotic Pet Pictures Submitted by Visitors
A gallery featuring pictures of exotic pets belonging to visitors to Exotic Pets at About.com