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Can You Feed a Snake While It Is Shedding?

For new snake owners, the shedding process can be a stressful one, especially when it comes to feeding! As a snake sheds its skin, its behavior can temporarily change, and in many cases, your snake will not want to feed during this process. However, some snakes will feed during shedding, but is it safe to …

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20 Facts That Show How Incredibly Intelligent Snakes Are!

Snakes are fascinating for a wide range of reasons, but they have typically not been believed to be very intelligent. However, ongoing research is changing that assumption. In fact, snakes may be much smarter than you think. These 20 facts showing how incredibly intelligent snakes are made change your opinion about dumb snakes or give …

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Can You Leave A Snake Alone For A Week?

I have a big trip coming up across the country for a week and I’m left with that nagging feeling: Should I leave my snakes alone while I’m away? I love my pets, but my snakes have very specific needs. Leaving them alone requires careful preparation. Luckily, I’ve done it before. Most snakes can be …

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Can Snakes Watch TV? What They Actually See

I’ve seen countless posts on social media showing snakes watching TV. I even know a pet ball python named Harry who shows interest whenever I turn on my current favorite TV show, but can a snake really watch TV like a person does? Snakes can watch television, but they will not understand what they are …

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Do Snakes Get Lonely? Should You Keep Them Alone?

As a reptile enthusiast, I kept my snakes separate for years, assuming that these amazing predators had to be kept apart. It was only when I was concerned about my garter snake, Tammy, getting lonely that I looked into whether snakes can be housed together or not. Most snake species do not get lonely. They …

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