Reptiles

Reptiles are often feared or misunderstood due to a great deal of myths that surround these fascinating creatures. Did you know that there are more than 8,000 species of reptiles in the world and that they live on every continent except for Antarctica? Reptiles also have incredible life spans – anywhere from 70 years for an alligator to 150 years for certain types of tortoise. It’s no wonder than each reptile has its own special care requirements that need to be followed if you want to ensure that they stay healthy. Explore our reptile coverage and learn what it takes to provide the food and shelter that they need to survive.

Snakes

Snakes

Contrary to popular belief, snakes aren’t slimy and only one-third are considered venomous. Find out more about becoming a snake owner here.

Amphibians

Amphibians

Did you know that there are more than 4,000 different species of amphibians including frogs, toads, salamanders and newts? Learn more here.

Turtles

Turtles

Turtles are one of the oldest groups of reptiles alive today. They predate both snakes and lizards and happen to make great pets. Learn the ins and outs of turtle ownership and find a new friend that will see you through many years.

Turtles
Lizards

Lizards

While lizards have been around for millions of years, they’ve only recently grown popular as pets. Owning a lizard requires knowing the specific needs of the breed as well as any legislation constraints in your area. Get the facts on lizards here.

Lizards

If cute and furry pets just aren’t your style, reptiles and amphibians could be right for you. Find great tips inside to keep your reptile happily slithering or crawling for years to come.