One of the first signs that something is amiss with your reptile is when they’re not eating. The problem for the layperson is that there are many reasons why your bearded dragon isn’t eating. Fortunately, there are a few go-to reasons, so keep an eye out for the following problems and their solution.
A bearded dragon makes an excellent pet for all reptile lovers. They are sweet-natured, gentle, and react well to being picked up and handled. Caring for a bearded dragon is relatively easy, as long you feed them regularly, give them enough attention, and keep them clean and healthy.
If you have a bearded dragon at home, you probably wonder what exactly you can feed them. Are you thinking of feeding them scraps of meat, like chicken, perhaps?
The Veiled chameleon are not pets that new reptile owners should consider taking on as their first reptile pet, as they require a lot of care and maintenance. You will need to do a lot of research before you decide to get one.
There are things that you will need to consider with regard to their care and upkeep. So we’ve compiled a veiled chameleon care sheet that will hopefully address all your questions about how to properly care for your reptile.
Here’s a list of what you will find in this article:
Bearded Dragons (sometimes called Beardies by owners of the little guys) are adorable, curious, and cheerful choices for a reptilian pet! Whenever you’re thinking about getting a new, more exotic pet, it’s always important to make sure you have the best information on how to care for it.
Reptiles are extremely rewarding pets, but they require some very particular care – much like a dog or cat – and you need to make sure you satisfy your pet’s basic needs. So, in this article, we are going to walk you through a thorough Bearded Dragon care sheet: all of the essential information you need to know about taking the best possible care of your new pet.
We will look at necessary tank size, decorations and furnishings, dietary needs, and what kinds of play and exercise is best for your Bearded Dragon. To find out all this information and more, read on below!
Contributed by Allison Banks
The Chameleon Information Network
This is ONLY a fact sheet! Its purpose is to explain the bare minimum of what a pet chameleon will need to survive. Chameleons are interesting and specialized animals, so you must do some reading before taking one home as a new pet. Wild populations are threatened by over-collecting, so any animals we take for pets deserve respect and good care. Ask your pet store to hold one you think you want, read this free leaflet, and decide if a chameleon is right for you and your family. Please see the back cover of this leaflet for more information sources.
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Reprinted from the Bulletin of TARAS, The Alberta Reptile and Amphibian Society, Vol. 3, No. 5, Spring, 1995.
Reprinted in The Cold Blooded News (Vol 23, No 5, May, 1996).
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by Kirsty Macnicol and NZPA
Reprinted from Notes from NOAH, the newsletter of the Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists, Vol.29, No2, December 2001.
Originally published in the Southland Times.
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by Eli B. Greenbaum
Department of Biology
Northeast Louisiana University
Monroe, LA 71209
Reprinted from The Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society, Vol. 34, No. 4 April 1999.
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