Caring for Reptiles & Amphibians

Learn to care for reptiles and amphibians. We'll be your guide to pet frogs, snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises and more.
Pet frog
What You Need to Know About Pet Frogs
Corn Snake from the Lower Florida Keys
Corn Snake Species Profile
Bright green and orange gecko laying on bamboo pole
A Guide to Pet Geckos
A red-eared slider turtle
What Should I Feed My Red-Eared Slider Turtle?
pet snake breeds
Snake Species Commonly Kept as Pets
Giant cave gecko
Tail Loss in Geckos
Brazilian Rainbow Boa on driftwood and moss
The 4 Best Bedding Options for Your Pet Snake
Red-eared slider swimming
Red-Eared Slider: Species Profile
Crested gecko with gray eyes and light brown brown skin climbing twig closeup
Crested Gecko: Species Profile
An adult tortoise on grass
An Introduction to Pet Tortoises
bearded dragon
Bearded Dragon Behaviors
Savannah Monitor lizard, studio shot
Savannah Monitor: Species Profile
Green chameleon climbing on vine with leaves and pink flower closeup
Caring for Pet Chameleons
Boy with ball python
Do Ball Pythons Make Good Pets?
Boa constrictor
Boa Constrictor: Species Profile
Green anole lizard
Green Anole: Species Profile
Yellow bellied slider close-up
Yellow-Bellied Slider: Species Profile
A red-eared slider turtle swimming in its tank
All About Keeping Pet Aquatic Turtles
Black throat monitor sleeping. From East Bay Vivarium in Berkeley, California, USA.
Black Throated Monitor Species Profile
Painted turtles on a log in a pond
Painted Turtles as Pets
Rough green snake
Green Snake Species Profile
illustration of what to feed red eared slider turtles
What Do Red-Eared Slider Turtles Eat?
illustration of how to keep turtle water and tanks clean
Keeping the Water in Your Turtle Tank Clean
Close-up of leopard gecko eye
What to Do if Your Leopard Gecko Has Eye Issues
Box turtle held by a hand
Common Box Turtle: Species Profile
Jackson's chameleon sitting on a tree branch.
How to Care for Jackson's Chameleons
Three-toed Box Turtle, Terrapene carolina triunguis, central USA
Three-Toed Box Turtle Species Profile
Bearded Dragon standing against the grass
How to Stop Glass Surfing in Bearded Dragons
Leopard Gecko on a substrate
Choosing a Leopard Gecko Substrate
Veiled chameleon resting on a branch
How to Care for Pet Veiled Chameleons
Bearded Dragon
Brumation Dormant Period in Reptiles
illustration of what you need for a turtle pond
Pet Aquatic Turtles and Outdoor Ponds
Names for Pet Turtles and Tortoises
100 Names for Pet Turtles and Tortoises
European Fire Salamander
50+ Good Names for Pet Salamanders and Newts
Small axolotl pet walking on bottom of tank in profile
Axolotl (Mexican Walking Fish): Species Profile
Child with small tortoise
Turtle and Tortoise Lighting
Giant African land snail: achatina achatina mkuze zululand
Should You Keep a Giant African Land Snail as a Pet?
Chamaeleo senegalensis – Senegal chameleon
Senegal Chameleons
How to set up a red eared slider turtle tank
How to Set Up a Tank for a Red-Eared Slider Turtle
Red eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) standing on wood, Texas, USA
Red-Eared Slider Turtle: Species Profile
Close-up of bearded dragon feeding on leaf vegetable
Leafy Green Vegetables to Feed Your Bearded Dragon
African bullfrog
African Bullfrog: Species Profile
Florida Softshell Turtle
Softshell Turtle: Species Profile
Old snake skin shed off a python
Shedding in Snakes
Portrait of a greek tortoise (testudo graeca).
Greek Tortoise: Species Profile
Yellow leopard gecko on white paper towel being fed a grub
What to Do if Your Leopard Gecko Stops Eating
Three bearded dragons sitting on top of each other
Can Bearded Dragons Live Together?
King Snake by the curb
Kingsnakes and Milk Snakes: Species Profile
Corn snake up close
How to Choose the Best Pet Snake for You
Pacman frogs or Ornate horned frogs (Ceratophys ornata) on leaf, close-up
Pacman Frogs: Species Profile
Female red-eared slider backside and tail
How to Tell the Gender of a Turtle
White-Lined Gecko
White-Lined Gecko: Species Profile
African clawed frog in water with gravel underneath
African Clawed Frogs: Species Profile
Red tail boa on a branch with leaves in the background
Red Tail Boas
Eastern Box Turtle
What to Feed Your Box Turtle
Boy holding pet tortoise
Housing Tortoises Indoors and Building Custom Enclosures
Two Leopard Frogs Outside in Dirt
Leopard Frogs (Meadow Frogs): Species Profile
Green Tree Frog
American Green Tree Frogs: Species Profile
Eastern Tiger Salamander
Tiger Salamander: Species Profile
White's Tree Frog
White's Tree Frog Species Profile