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Gourmet Holiday Recipes For Your Reptiles

Here are some simple recipes that will show your reptiles they’re part of the family.

How To Build A Bioactive Enclosure For Your Crested Gecko

A more natural approach to keeping America’s favorite pet gecko.

Asian Water Monitor Breeding And Care Tips

Captive breeding of Varanus salvator has increased the popularity of this beautiful lizard.

Bearded Dragon Not Eating

Why would our beardies suddenly stop eating?

Caring For The Green Iguana

Despite setbacks, the Lizard King’s popularity endures.

How To Raise Your Own Mealworms

The humble mealworm has long been a favorite dietary staple of pet reptiles and amphibians.

Keeping And Breeding The Minor’s Chameleon

The Minor’s chameleon breeds readily in captivity. You just need to find some.

King's Dwarf Monitor Care And Breeding

The King’s dwarf monitor, though rare, is perfect for monitor lizard fans who lack space.

Because Of Their Appetites, Collared Lizards Don't Do Well In Captivity

The high caloric intake of collared lizards is difficult for many herpetoculturists to provide.

Long-tailed And Emerald Grass Lizard Care Tips And Information

The long-tailed and emerald grass lizards are unique and won’t break your bank.

Carpet Chameleon (Furcifer lateralis) Information And Care

Find out why Furcifer lateralis may be the perfect chameleon.

5 Great Pet Lizards

Electric Blue Gecko Care And Breeding Information

In the wild, Lygodactylus williamsi inhabits a very restricted habitat within a limited range. It is critically endangered.

Chinese Water Dragon Care And Information

With this article, I introduce the rigors and techniques that have worked as a successful water dragon keeper and breeder for more than a decade.

Bearded Leaf Chameleon

For such tiny animals, bearded leaf Chameleon are remarkably durable and hardy.

The Best Guide To Bearded Dragon Nutrition

The secrets to bearded dragon health and longevity.

Keeping The Java Hump-Headed Lizard

Proven tips for keeping and successfully breeding the Java hump-headed lizard.

Is The Blue-Tongue Skink An Ideal Lizard For Those New To Reptile Keeping?

While the bearded dragon and leopard gecko are most often recommended as the ideal beginner lizards, the blue-tongued skink can also make a good first lizard pet.

Bearded Dragon With Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (NSHP)

If caught early, NSHP can sometimes be cured by a change in husbandry habits, especially in regard to UVB and diet supplementation.

Crested Gecko Care And Information

Find out why some people consider the crested gecko a living work of art.

Is A Tegu Right For You?

How to provide the best care for the intelligent and engaging Argentine tegu.

Caiman Lizard Care And Information

Care for the caiman lizard, denizen of the Amazon River.

Red-Eyed Crocodile Skink Care And Information

Of the 8 known species, Tribolonotus gracilis and T. novaeguineae are the only two species commonly found in the pet hobby.

Tegu Lizard Housing And Care Information

Give tegus plenty of space and proper care, and prepare to be richly rewarded.

Panther Chameleon Care Information

Thanks to captive-breeding efforts over the years, it’s easier than ever to obtain a healthy pet chameleon.

Herp Queries: When Geckos Lick Their Eyeballs, Are They Cleaning Them?

Many kinds of geckos have perfected the art of cleaning their corneas with their tongues.

Five Popular Lizards And Five Medical Conditions Each May Experience

Being a responsible reptile owner includes finding a reptile veterinarian in your area and getting professional advice on how to care for your reptile

Basilisk Lizard Information And Care

Kept properly, a basilisk lizard may add a new wrinkle to your reptile keeping hobby.

Blue-Tongued Skink Care and Information

Blue-tongued skinks very sturdy, with tough bodies that are stouter than other lizards.

Exotic Insect Feeders for your Herps

Silkworm larvae, tomato hornworms, Phoenix worms, locusts, fruit flies, cock roaches--your lizards and frogs will eat them

The Green Anole is Small on Price and Big on Personality

The green anole has been a mainstay in the reptile hobby for decades.

Check Out This Modular Reptile Enclosure Concept

Tommy Leong has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund the build of this herp enclosure.

San Francisco Bay Area Humane Society Has Tegu Up For Adoption

Tony the tegu is looking for a new keeper in the San Francisco Bay area.

Bearded Dragon Aneurysms

In beardies, aneurysms can occur in many different locations.

Exotic Pet Lizard Types

Here is just a sampling of the exotic lizards in the hobby.

Ornate Uromastyx Care and Breeding Tips

There are approximately 19 to 22 species of Uromastyx belonging to the Old World lizard family Agamidae

Keeping Gargoyle Geckos

The gargoyle gecko has simple care requirements and awesome-looking morphs are available

Care for the Challenging Giant Plated Lizard

The plated lizard is a challenging lizard to keep.

Top 20 Popular Herps

Which one of these reptiles and amphibians is right for you?

Leaf-Tailed Geckos

There are few animals in the world that exhibit such incredible camouflage as the group of geckos in the genus Uroplatus.

Leopard Gecko Genetics Unmasked

A primer on leopard gecko morphs and genetics

Salvator Tegu Care Information

Care tips for Salvator Tegus

The African Fire Skink

Keeping and Breeding Moroccan Uromastyx

Expert tips on keeping and breeding the Moroccan Uromastyx

Expert Care for the Meller’s Chameleon

The Monitor Lizard Foursome For Expert Keepers

Descriptions and keeping tips for four monitor species. For expert reptilekeepers only

How to Entertain your Dragon

African Fat-Tailed Gecko

African fat-tailed geckos are not yet as widely available as the more common leopard geckos, but are now widely available online through breeders who specialize in their captive breeding

Expert Tips On Keeping The Jackson's Chameleon

These fascinating mini dinosaurs are a great choice for the hobbyist willing to put the time and effort into their care.

5 Tips For Keeping The Savannah Monitor

Savannah monitors are robust, hardy lizards that have relatively simple care requirements

Plumed Basilisk Lizard Care

Although the plumed basilisk is usually tame in captivity, exercise caution when handling even tame specimens.

Cuban Rock Iguana Care Tips

Expert care tips for Cyclura nubila nubila.

What Foods To Feed Your Reptiles

There are a variety of food items for your herps ranging from crickets to mice to bananas.

Expert Care For the White-Throated Monitor

Considered very intelligent, monitors are often claimed to recognize their keepers. Recent experiments on Varanus albigularis by John Phillips of the San Diego Zoo suggest that these lizards may even be capable of counting.

13 Tips To Better Reptile Handling

Excellent tips on how to safely handle your reptiles.

How to Care For The Madagascar Ground Gecko

The pictus gecko is the ultimate gecko species for novice reptile enthusiasts.

Diplodactylus Geckos of Australia

Looking for a new gecko? Consider these small, lesser-known Australian species.

Oustalet’s Chameleon Care and Breeding

The Oustalet’s chameleon is one of the world’s largest, and adults can attain a maximum length of about 2 feet.

Build the Perfect Indoor Tegu Enclosure

Your check list for tegu enclosure material and how to put it all together.

Quick-Care video-Asian Water Monitor

Expert care tips for Varanus salvator

Care Tips for the Australian Barking Gecko

Also known as thick-tailed geckos, the barking gecko is a great little lizard from Australia.

ReptileChannel Quick Care Video-The Bearded Dragon

Frilled Lizards with Scott Corning

Scott Corning guests on the Pet Radio Show to talk about frilled lizards.

Western Banded Gecko Information and Care

Information on keeping Coleonyx variegatus.

Choosing a Pet Anole

These anoles can make great pet lizards.

Advanced Chameleon Keepers Only!

There are some chameleon species that are delicate and best kept only by those with a great deal of experience.

Which Gecko Species is Right For You?

Find the best gecko for you and help it thrive.

Caring For Giant Day Geckos

The giant day gecko (Phelsuma grandis) possesses jewel-tone colors and an interesting personality to match.

Keeping Fat-Tailed Geckos

Fat-tailed geckos can live for more than 20 years.

Tokay Gecko Care

The tokay gecko is a well-known but poorly understood, species.

Carpet Chameleon Care Tips

Carpet chameleons are beautiful, easy to tame, hardy and healthy chameleons.

Create a Habitat for your Chameleon

With relatively simple modifications (such as adding some appropriate plants), the right type of room can become a great home for a large chameleon.

Abronia Arboreal Alligator Lizard

Expert Care For The Abronia Lizard

The Frilled Dragon

Expert Care Tips For The Frilled Dragon

Australian Tree Skink Care

Discover a wonderful pet lizard you've never heard about.

Iguana Lifespan And Proper Care

How long will a captive green iguana live?

Chinese Water Dragon Care

The Chinese water dragon is perfect for those who want a beautiful reptile for a tropical vivarium.

Reptile Lighting Information

Information on how natural and artificial lighting affects reptiles.

Chinese Crocodile Lizard Care Tips

Expert care tips for the Chinese crocodile lizard.

Pink-Tongued Skink Care and Breeding

Tips on caring for Hemisphaeriodon gerrardii.

The Insider’s Guide to the Giant Day Gecko

Phelsuma grandis makes a great pet lizard.

An Owner's Guide to the Argus Monitor

There's never a dull moment when keeping Varanus panoptes horni.

Leopard Lizard Care Tips

Gambelia wislizenii are among the underrated reptile species native to the United States.

How to Build Your Own Chameleon Lizard Cage

Building your own chameleon lizard cage is often a satisfying experience.

Bearded Dragon Basking Open Mouth

Why do bearded dragons bask with their mouth open?

Essential Care for the Electric Blue Day Gecko

Lygodactylus williamsi requires specific care due to its dwarf size.

Tegu Lizard Health

Argentine black and white tegu at the Buenos Aires Zoo.

Crested Gecko Morph Madness

A variety of crested gecko morphs are created every year.

Cuban False Chameleon

Care for the cryptic Cuban false chameleon.

Chameleon Health Tips

Tips on keeping your chameleons healthy.

Blue-Spotted Monitor

Care for the rare and challenging blue-spotted monitor (Varanus macraei).

Anole Lizard Care

How do you take care of an anole lizard?

Beginner Lizard Care

Your new lizard requires specific items for good care.

Expert Care Tips for the Lined Leaf-Tailed Geckos

Check out the lined leaf-tailed gecko — if you can spot it.

Bearded Dragon With Swollen, Irritated Beard

Why would my bearded dragon get a swollen, irritated beard?

Bearded Dragon Digging

Any Information you can give me about bearded dragons would be very helpful.

Beta Carotene and Lizards

Will certain vitamins help intensify the coloration of my lizard?

Leopard Gecko Cage Sand

Is calcium sand OK to use for my leopard gecko? Is sand OK to use?

Herp Habitats: Chameleon

Create a roomy habitat for your chameleon.
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