Reptiles

How do I Prepare my Tortoise for Hibernation?
Exotic Pet
How do I Prepare my Tortoise for Hibernation?
Hibernation can cause health problems for tortoises, particularly when done without due care. Weight loss, unthriftiness and poor appetite are common post-hibernation complaints. A good system put in place to care for yo…
October 6, 2021 • 27 shares
Can reptiles get a fever?
Common Conditions
Can reptiles get a fever?
Reptiles are increasingly popular pets. Animals such as cornsnakes, leopard geckos, tortoises and bearded dragons are commonly kept in the UK. Reptiles, however, have very different care needs to more typical pets such a…
April 18, 2021 • 1 shares
First steps for first-time reptile owners
Reptiles
First steps for first-time reptile owners
Owning a reptile is a big responsibility and is very different from owning a bird or a mammalian pet. Reptiles have highly specific care requirements and it is essential to thoroughly research exactly what your chosen sp…
January 17, 2020 • 11 shares
How Do I Know When My Tortoise is Ready to Hibernate?
News and Comment
How Do I Know When My Tortoise is Ready to Hibernate?
If you’re anything like us on cold autumn mornings, we bet many of you would prefer to stay wrapped up warm in bed, instead of having to get up to a cold house and de-ice the car. In fact, maybe we should just sleep thro…
November 22, 2019 • 497 shares • 21 comments
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