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10 Signs That Your Snake Is Dying + How To Help

It’s always a sad state of affairs to discuss whether your pet snake is on the verge of dying or not. After all, these reptiles are quite independent and don’t express any major signs of discomfort or pain, unlike other pets. Due to this reason, you have to be extremely knowledgeable on matters related to …

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How To Tell If Your Snake Likes You (Do This If It Doesn’t)

Snakes can be great pets because they are generally quite easy to care for, especially compared to cats, dogs, or birds, and because they are beautiful and have fascinating behavior. However, it can be more difficult to determine whether or not your snake likes you than with a cat or dog. You can know that …

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How Often Should You Handle A Snake? Don’t Overdo It!

One of the great things about having a snake is that you can interact with them and handle them to bond with them and build trust over time. However, you should be well aware of when and for how long you should handle your snake to keep you and them from harm.  Depending on the …

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9 Reptiles That Are Fantastic For A 10-Gallon Tank

In this article, you will find a listing of 9 reptiles that are ideal for a ten-gallon tank setup. We are going to talk about these reptiles in detail, discuss what they need in their habitats, and give you tank setup ideas so you can further plan your journey into owning one of these incredible …

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Should A Snake Be Fed During Brumation?

As the cold season sets in, your pet snake may begin refusing to eat despite being healthy and having the correct living standards in its vivarium. You may be uncertain whether you should be tempting it to eat, or stop offering food altogether.  Snakes should not be fed during brumation. This is because your pet …

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5 Reasons Why Your Snake’s Mouth Is Open

Snakes are renowned for opening their mouths wide to eat – with some species able to open to a 140-degree angle! But have you noticed that your pet snake opens and closes its mouth or seems to be yawning even when not feeding? Are you worried about it?  Your snake’s mouth could be open when …

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24 Reasons Why Your Snake Is Getting Skinny (How To Help)

Most snake owners know that their pets refuse food for some period of their lives, but sometimes the reason is hidden and unknown. You may be surprised to discover that there is a list of at least 25 reasons why your snake is getting skinny and concerned about how to help. Let’s see. Food refusal …

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Can Snakes Get Depressed? What Science Says

Most domesticated snake species are beautiful, docile, and fun to hold, but owners often ask whether their pets feel anything. It is possible to see when these reptiles are unsatisfied with food and environmental conditions, but the question is can snakes feel negative emotions and get depressed? Reptiles, including snakes, do not have the intellectual …

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4 Reasons Why Your Snake Is Scared Of You – Do THIS!

Is it possible that our snakes are more scared of us than we are of them? As we care for snakes, we realize that all their responses are based on stressors or lack thereof in their environment. But there are just those instances where they seem too afraid of us. Why is your snake afraid …

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How Long Can Snakes Hold Their Breath Underwater?

Can snakes hold their breath underwater? Or do snakes breathe underwater? Many people say that snakes are excellent swimmers, is there truth in this? Can you hold a pool party for your pet snakes? The length of time that a snake can hold its breath varies on different factors. Snakes that are used to marine …

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Do Snakes Need A Heat Lamp? Heat Lamps Vs Heat Mats

There are several things to consider if you’re keeping a snake as a pet. Sometimes, knowing all of these requirements might not be possible. Now, if you’re specifically concerned about keeping them warm and providing them with heat, here is what you need to know.  Snakes do require heat lamps or any other heating equipment …

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Why Your Leopard Gecko Is Hiccuping

I’ve received several emails from pet owners asking about why their leopard geckos are hiccuping. It’s very important to identify why your leopard gecko appears to be hiccuping, as it can suggest something serious is going on with your pet reptile. Leopard geckos cannot hiccup. Hiccups are caused by the diaphragm contracting. Leopard geckos do …

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