Most people without experience of keeping snakes expect these creatures to spend most of their time curled up in a ball in their enclosure without moving much at all. But when a snake becomes much more active, it can appear to inexperienced eyes as though it is acting strange and perhaps giving the impression that… Continue reading Why is My Snake So Active?
Just as us humans can become sick with respiratory infections, so too can other animals, including snakes. Reptiles that develop respiratory infections such as pneumonia typically do so as a result of bacteria, although this is not to say other cause, such as fungal or viral infections, is out of the question. If your snake… Continue reading Does My Snake Have a Respiratory Infection?
Most people are aware of the fact that snakes shed their skin, but most do not know why. Nor do they realize that while other animals (even humans) shed skin, snakes are unique in the fact that they shed their entire skin in one go! But why is this? Snakes grow separately from their skins… Continue reading Why is My Snake Shedding?
If you are new to looking after snakes, you may have some questions that you would like answered, particularly if you think there might be something wrong with yours. It is common to be concerned about the wellbeing of your snake if it is not doing something you are expecting it to do, or vice… Continue reading What is Wrong with My Snake?