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My friend’s son wants a pet snake, but as my friend put it: “aren’t snakes dangerous?” This is an important question, but it’s equally important to realize that beginner snakes are never dangerously venomous. Most pet snakes are not dangerous, in of themselves. You require special permission to own any seriously dangerous animal, so most …

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Right after a snake sheds is one of the times they look their best. Any little injuries to the old layer of skin will have been shed away and the fresh new skin will be bright, clean, and have your snake looking gorgeous. Naturally, you’ll want to handle your snake when they’re looking so good. …

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Corn snakes are a great option for a first-time snake owner. Being new to this amazing hobby leads to some inevitable questions, however. One of the most common things a beginner wants to know is if their corn snake will get lonely and if they should keep more than one in the same enclosure? Corn …

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Ball pythons are known for their calm and docile nature. This, along with a reasonable size, is one of the reasons that they are so popular in the pet trade. However, some owners find that their ball pythons don’t seem very mellow at all, instead choosing to hiss at them. Ball pythons may hiss at …

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It’s so exciting to bring your new pet snake home. However, you need to know that you have to wait before handling your snake for longer than it takes to transfer them to their new forever home. Leave your new pet snake alone for at least seven days since the transport to its new home …

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