Rabbits Listed below are some nutritious foods for you to incorporate into your family member’s diet.  Nutrition plays a major role in the health and longevity of any animal.  Keep in mind that moderation and variety are the keys to offering a complete, well-balanced diet. Vegetable/Fruit Calcium Vitamin [...]




Lizards There are many different kinds of lizards. Their needs are very specific. Erica Mede, CVT Natural History Also known at the Carolina anole, the American anole, the Red Throated anole, and the American Chameleon, this lizard has become popular pet in the United States .  Native to the [...]


Guinea Pigs and Rodents


Guinea Pigs and Rodents by Jessi O’Connell, CVT Photos and edited by Susan Horton, DVM General Characteristics Chinchillas are rodents, characterized by their large hind feet, chubby round bodies, soft dense fur, large eyes and ears, long whiskers, and squirrel-like tails. Chinchilla lanigera, with a longer tail, is [...]

Guinea Pigs and Rodents2020-07-22T12:16:36-05:00

Turtles and Tortoises


Turtles and Tortoises Erica Mede, CVT Natural History Alligator snapping turtles inhabit deep water ways such as large rivers, canals, lakes, bayous, and swamps.  Alligator snapping turtles are found only in a select number of states in the southern portion of the United States.  Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West [...]

Turtles and Tortoises2020-07-22T12:16:29-05:00

Sugar Gliders and Marsupials


Sugar Gliders and Marsupials by ​Deanne Strat-Zenoni, DVM Pictures by Susan Horton, DVM Sugar gliders are marsupials (warm-blooded animals with a pouch like the kangaroo and wallaby). Gliders originate from New Guinea and Southern Australia where they spend most of their time living in the trees. They possess a [...]

Sugar Gliders and Marsupials2020-07-22T12:16:22-05:00



Source: https://crestwoodvethospital.com If your snake looks like the ones pictured below, you need to call us! Pictured below are two beautiful Retics we saw recently.




Kinkajou Care (Potos flavus) by ​Erica Mede, CVT Natural History Kinkajous, often called honey bears and night walkers, are found throughout much of South America ’s rainforests.  There are several subspecies of kinkajou which vary in size from 2 lbs all the way to 12 lbs in the pet trade. [...]


Frogs and Other Amphibians


Frogs and other Amphibians (Ornate Horned Frog, Wide Mouth Frog, Pacman Frog, Bell Horned Frog) Erica Mede, CVT Enclosure Style Semi-Aquatic Natural Habitat Grasslands near shallow fresh water in Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil Diet Style Insectivores and opportunistic carnivores Life Span 7-10 years Size 4-6 inches Temperature Range [...]

Frogs and Other Amphibians2020-07-22T12:14:58-05:00
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