Cornsnake Care (Elaphe guttata)

2020-08-14T12:32:47-05:00

Cornsnake Care (Elaphe guttata) Erica Mede, CVT Photos and edited by Susan Horton, DVM Description Cornsnakes are also called the Red Rat snake and were named originally for their wild counterpart’s resemblance to maize.  Generally, these snakes are orange and yellow with large red [...]

Cornsnake Care (Elaphe guttata)2020-08-14T12:32:47-05:00

California Kingsnake Care (Lampropeltis getula californiae)

2020-08-14T12:31:46-05:00

California Kingsnake Care (Lampropeltis getula californiae) Erica Mede, CVT The California kingsnake is a diurnal snakes found throughout the Western United States and down through Mexico.  During the hot summers they become more nocturnal and during the cold winter months they will brumate to conserve [...]

California Kingsnake Care (Lampropeltis getula californiae)2020-08-14T12:31:46-05:00

Burmese Python Care (Python molurus bivittatus)

2020-08-14T12:30:44-05:00

Burmese Python Care (Python molurus bivittatus) Erica Mede, CVT Photos and edited by Susan Horton, DVM Burmese pythons have become one of the most popular large snakes kept in captivity due to their impressive size and excellent temperament.  With daily handling, Burmese python (also called, [...]

Burmese Python Care (Python molurus bivittatus)2020-08-14T12:30:44-05:00

Brazilian Rainbow Boa Care (Epicrates cenchria)

2020-08-14T12:37:58-05:00

Brazilian Rainbow Boa Care (Epicrates cenchria) Erica Mede, CVT Description  Perhaps one of the most stunning snakes in the reptile hobby.  The iridescent sheen given off during the day light hours is breath taking on these nocturnal snakes.  Rainbows typically grow between 3.5 and [...]

Brazilian Rainbow Boa Care (Epicrates cenchria)2020-08-14T12:37:58-05:00

General Care of Boa Constrictors (Boa constrictor spp.)

2020-08-14T12:29:21-05:00

General Care of Boa Constrictors (Boa constrictor spp.) By Robert Nathan DVM Pictures by Susan Horton, DVM Barberton Veterinary Clinic, 4873 Richland Ave. Norton , OH 44203 USA Provided by ARAV.org Enclosure Boas should be housed individually, except during breeding attempts.  Enclosures for juvenile boas should be at least 61 cm (24 in) long [...]

General Care of Boa Constrictors (Boa constrictor spp.)2020-08-14T12:29:21-05:00

Black Rat Snake Care (Pantherophis Obsoletus)

2020-08-14T12:27:56-05:00

Black Rat Snake Care (Pantherophis Obsoletus) Erica Mede, CVT Description  Black Rat snakes are also called the Pilot snake since this species was thought to lead Timber rattlesnakes and Copperhead snakes to their winter dens.  These three species were often found together in winter dens.  [...]

Black Rat Snake Care (Pantherophis Obsoletus)2020-08-14T12:27:56-05:00

Amazon Tree Boa Care (Corallus Hortulanus)

2020-08-11T08:27:05-05:00

Amazon Tree Boa Care (Corallus Hortulanus) Erica Livingston, CVT Edited by Susan Horton, DVM Natural History Amazon tree boas, also known as common tree boas, garden tree boas, and Ammies are found throughout South America in the rainforests.  This species is highly arboreal preferring to drape on [...]

Amazon Tree Boa Care (Corallus Hortulanus)2020-08-11T08:27:05-05:00

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