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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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7 Reasons Why Your Snake Is Aggressive + How To Stop That

You are probably reading this right now as your once docile snake suddenly is hissing and puffing at you, or even striking at you. Is your snake’s reaction even aggression? Snake breeders have always said there are no aggressive snakes, only defensive ones. What is the principle behind this statement? Snakes become defensive or aggressive …

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