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Pocket Pets

Pocket pets include crabs, amphibians, reptiles etc.

Care and Breeding YellowFoot Tortoises – Geochelone

In the Fall of 1997 I decided to start a breeding project to propagate Geochelone denticulata, the Yellowfoot Tortoise from South America. I start with a male specimen I got in Atlanta, a tortoise...

Wood Turtles Clemmys insculpta

Name: Wood Turtles Scientific Name: Clemmys insculpta Country of Origin: The wood turtle ranges from Nova Scotia south to northern Virginia and west through southern Ontario and New York to northeastern Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin,...

White’s Tree Frog

Scientists and long-time hobbyists the world over are messaging that this system is inaccurate to the White’s natural biology. They are correct. However, it is immensely successful and has been used by many people...

Spotted Turtles – Scientific Name: Clemmys guttata

Country of Origin: In the Northeastern United States, spotted turtles might be found in larger vernal pools, particularly those close to other wetland systems. Spotted turtles move about in search of feeding resources and...

Hatching Geochelone Denticulata Breeding Yellow Foot Tortoises

Hatching Geochelone Denticulata (S.A. Yellowfoot Tortoise) This is a pan-shot of the 15 gallon aquarium I modified into an incubator. A thermometer over the water bath shows 82-87 degrees. The eggs are on fluorrescent...

Care and Feeding – Crawdads (Crayfish) as pets

Crayfish should be cared for exactly as you would tropical fish, however, you do not need an aquarium heater. In fact, cooler water is preferable for their survival. They prefer their tank to have...

Care and Housing Bunnies As Pets 

Found one? You can save baby rabbits if they are provided with a HUMID warm box. (See this article, too) When you find a baby bunny, especially one that’s been apprehended by a predator...

How To Trap Turtles

Turtle Trapping For Dummies or How To Trap Turtles This thorough document describes how to trap turtles, including the equipment needed, time of day, where and how to set a trap and what kind...

What to Do With A Domestic Bunny In Your Yard?

Found Bunnies, Domestic or Wild Babies or Adults “This guy showed up this morning in our yard off Twin Branch…. Anyone missing a white pet bunny?” “I saw a news report the other day...

Common Parasites in Reptiles (Illustrated)

I am not the author of the following resource however the document is freely available on the internet and the authors are exhaustively identified throughout the publication. Here’s the “book” which details the majority...

Common Parasites of Reptiles With Deworming Details

Dr Johnson did not write nor does he own the following information which is here PRIMARILY for his library and personal use. Dr Navarre provided this document to a Veterinary conference and it was...