How to Care for Snakes

Get tips on how to care for pet snakes, including information on different breeds and advice on diet and care.
pet snake breeds
What Types of Snakes Make the Most Popular Pets?
Corn Snake from the Lower Florida Keys
Find Out If a Pet Corn Snake Is Right for You
reticulated python
A Guide to Caring for Reticulated Pythons as Pets
Boa Imperator
How Do You Care for a Central American Boa?
how to tell the sex of a snake
Is Your Snake a Boy or a Girl? Learn How to Sex Your Snake
Brazilian Rainbow Boa on driftwood and moss
The 5 Best Bedding Options for Your Pet Snake
Boy with ball python
Find out How to Care for Ball Pythons as Pets
Boa constrictor
A Guide to Caring for Boa Constrictors as Pets
Rough green snake
How Do You Care for a Pet Green Snake?
Old snake skin shed off a python
Watch For These Signs That Your Snake Is About to Shed Its Skin
King Snake by the curb
Everything You Need to Know About Pet Kingsnakes and Milk Snakes
Corn snake up close
Find Out Which Pet Snake Is Right for You
Red tail boa on a branch with leaves in the background
How Do You Care for a Pet Red Tail Boa?
Black rat snake
A Guide to Caring for Black Rat Snakes as Pets
Corn snake eating
How to Get Your Snake to Eat Frozen Mice and Other Prey
Close-up of snake on leaf
Treating Retained Eye Caps on Shedding Snakes
Man holding pet snake
Is it Better to Feed Snakes Pre-Killed Prey or Live Prey?
Close-Up Of Snake On Tree
What Kind of Lights Does Your Pet Snake Need?
A snake ready to devour a mouse
What Size Prey Should You Feed Your Snake?
Burmese Python (Python molurus bivittatus), curled up, close up
Caring for a 200-Pound Burmese Python Isn't for the Faint of Heart
Pet corn snake
Why Your Pet Snake May Not Be Eating
Ball Python Lighting and Heating Needs illustration
What Are Ball Python Lighting and Heating Needs?
A ball python
What Do Ball Pythons Eat and How Can You Get Them to Eat?
Burmese python
Killer Constricting Snakes: How to Keep Them Safely as Pets
Hand holding snake
Can Your Pet Snake Hear You?
Western Hognosed Snake
A Guide to Caring for Hognose Snakes as Pets