Bull snakes are opportunistic. If they can catch it, kill it, and swallow it, they will eat it. That means they will go after any prey that's available, as long as it is not too large for them to overwhelm and swallow. And since bull snakes get quite large, that makes for a pretty long list of potential food. Keep reading to find out what kind of things the bull … [Read more...] about What Do Bull Snakes Eat?
Caring For A Snake
Shedding is stressful. More so for your corn snake, but it can increase your stress levels too. You want to make your snake comfortable during the shedding process, when it is especially vulnerable. You also want to provide the right conditions for a successful shed. So how often do you and your corn snake have to go through this? I might have some bad news for … [Read more...] about How Often Do Corn Snakes Shed?
I can't tell you how many male corn snakes end up with female names, and vice versa. That's because most snake owners don't know the sex of their pet. It's not usually a big deal. But it can be, if you plan on breeding your corn snake. Whether you simply want to know the sex so you can pick out an appropriate snake name, or you need to know the sex for breeding, its … [Read more...] about How To Sex A Corn Snake Safely At Home
That's not why you get a snake. If you want a pet that comes running whenever you open the door, and jumps in your lap for cuddling whenever you want, get a dog. If you want some cuddling, but on your pet's terms and not yours, get a cat. A snake will rarely even acknowledge your presence. And while you can hold a pet snake occasionally, that can hardly be described … [Read more...] about Can Snakes Recognize Their Owners?
It's worrying to see your snake without an appetite. You know that snakes can go a long time without food, but that doesn't mean they should. Especially not YOUR snake. You want it to be happy in your home. Plus, not eating can put its health at risk. So let's find out what can cause a snake to lose its appetite and how you can fix it and get it eating … [Read more...] about Why Is My Snake Not Eating? (And How To Fix It)
What is that horrendous smell? If it's stronger and more pungent than anything you've smelled on your snake before, it's probably snake musk. And hopefully you didn't get any on you. It's impossible to get rid of and you'll be smelling bad for a while. But what is snake musk and why did your snake emit it? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know … [Read more...] about Snake Musk — Why Do Snakes Stink?
Pet snakes are not for everyone. They are wonderful animals and make low maintenance pets. Assuming you don't get a venomous snake or a large constrictor, of course. They don't need much care, much attention, much food, or much space. But if you want a pet that will be your best friend, will spend lots of quality time with you and will love you unconditionally, you … [Read more...] about Pet Snakes (Common Questions & 7 Things You Need To Consider)
You're one of the unlucky ones. Most owners will never need to know how to tame an aggressive ball python. They are generally calm and docile snakes that are easy to care for. But each individual snake has it's own personality and temperament. And since you're here, I'm guessing you have a more aggressive ball python on your hands. Luckily, you can change that. … [Read more...] about How To Tame An Aggressive Ball Python (In 9 Simple Steps)
Want to try your hand at breeding? Most snake owners eventually decide they'd like to give it a go, whether they want to keep the young for themselves, or sell them and make some extra money. Learning how to breed snakes is not hard. In fact, many times all it takes is putting a male and female snake of the same species together in an enclosure. But in other cases, you … [Read more...] about How To Breed Snakes (Everything You Need For Successful Mating)
The best way to confirm pregnancy in snakes would be to take them to your local pet store. Most pet stores that specialize in snakes will do a quick scan that will confirm the pregnancy. But how would you know to take your snake to the vet for a pregnancy check in the first place? What do you look for? I'll give you a hint. It's not just a fatter snake. Here is a … [Read more...] about Snake In Gravid – How To Tell If Your Snake Is Pregnant