“Are bearded dragons good pets” is one of the most common questions we get from potential new owners. This is understandable, because the concept of owning a reptile is a little out of the ordinary for most people. And the answer is a resounding yes! Bearded dragons make very good pets for a number of […]
Money Saving Tips for Bearded Dragon Owners
These are just some money saving tips that I have come up with. I just thought I’d pass them on to you. Whether you use them or not is entirely up to you. Buying a bearded dragon, enclosure, and cage fixtures might seem like it is going to cost quite a bit. Not to mention […]
Bearded Dragon Housing
Providing a good home for your bearded dragon is essential in raising a happy and healthy pet. As with all aspects of dragon care, following some simple guidelines can increase your chances of being a succesful dragon owner. There are different options that you can use for housing your bearded dragon in. Each option has […]
Bearded Dragon in the Wild : Types & Behaviours
The bearded dragon is rapidly becoming one of the most popular lizards in the reptile pet trade. At one time they were high priced exotic petsthat only a few people could own. Now they are readily available, and are reasonably priced. Well…..that all depends on your definition of reasonable. The bearded dragon’s popularity is well deserved. This animal is one of the most docile, […]
Is a Bearded Dragon Right Pet for Me?
Is a bearded dragon right for me? This is a very good question to ask yourself before bringing one home. While bearded dragons are great pets and many people enjoy owning them, they aren’t right for everyone. If you are here reading this information, that tells me you are serious about owning a bearded dragon. Personally, […]
What to Look for When Buying a Bearded Dragon?
There are some things you’ll want to look for when purchasing your new bearded dragon. The signs I’m going to talk about should help you out when picking that new pet reptile. In a perfect world every bearded dragon at a pet store would be healthy and ready to take home. We all know this […]
Bearded Dragon Shedding
All reptiles shed their skin as they grow and bearded dragons are no exception! Here’s what you will have to expect when it comes time for your dragon to start shedding. What does ‘shedding’ mean? As reptiles grow, they get rid of the first layer of skin and replace it with a new, fresh layer. […]
Some Considerations When Buying Cheap Beardie Cages
Housing for a reptile will, of course, vary with the type and size of your pet. A tree dwelling or climbing reptile will be happiest in a tall narrow cage with branches for climbing. A terrestrial reptile will be happiest in a wide, low cage. Aquariums with screen covers or glass fronted wooden cages make […]
Beardies’ Early Warning Signs Of Ilness
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: POSSIBLE PROBLEM: Dark circles under the eye, in the area of the lower lid Sign of illness. Darkening of their facial, beard or head color Sign of unhappiness. A general look of peakedness and apathy Sign of illness. Loss of flesh around the tail base Sign of not eating enough. Noticeable […]
My Beardie Won’t Eat His Greens – What should i do?
s your Beardie Buddy a finicky eater when it comes to his so-good-for-him greens? Here are a few tips to try and increase their intake of vegetables, greens, etc… MAKE GREENS OBVIOUS. Make sure they can SEE the greens; for example, don’t put them in an opaque dish that’s taller than your dragon. Instead, put […]
Human Babies and Beardies
Hygiene is the key word when mixing pregnancy or even kids as well as adults with herps. There is nothing to fear from reptile-related salmonellosis if people at risk are careful about hygienic matters where reptiles are concerned. People at risk include pregnant women, babies, children, the elderly and anyone immunocompromised for any reason. Of […]
Testing Your Beardie For Salmonella
“Is there any possibility of a family that wishes for herps of any kind to have the animal tested for Salmonella?” This is an excellent question and one for which there is an excellent multi-part answer. Sure, you can spend upwards of $40 or more to check your herp for salmonella by stool culture. But […]