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)
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Sunbeam snakes are stunning, but you won't get to see their beauty often. They only shimmer their rainbow colors in direct sunlight or under the right artificial lighting. But because they like to spend much of their time underground, they rarely show off their natural beauty. They also like to be left alone and they need very specific environmental conditions. All of … [Read more...] about Sunbeam Snake Care (Ultimate Guide For Beginners And General Info)
Most people should not own a Burmese python as a pet. They get very large (up to 20 feet long) and require a lot of time, space, money and patience to care for. Plus they live for over 20 years. Many owners end up abandoning their in the wild, because they can't handle the responsibility. For that reason, we encourage you to think long and hard about getting one. And … [Read more...] about Burmese Python: Pet Snake Or Bad Idea?
Yellow snakes are so cool. And the Banana Ball Python is one of the coolest Not only do these Banana Snakes look amazing, but they are actually one of the easiest snakes to care for. The only real issue is their lifespan, which we'll get into below. Apart from that, they're non-venomous, docile and small. That means they pose no danger to humans and they don't take up … [Read more...] about Banana Ball Python (Snake Care Guide With Pictures)
I know it doesn't have the most appealing name. But the black rat snake is actually very appealing. It makes a great pet, especially for people in North America and Europe. That's because its natural habitat is North America, so you won't have to alter the environment much in the enclosure to keep it comfortable. It is also a docile snake with a mild temperament. And … [Read more...] about Black Rat Snake Facts (Plus Care Guide For New Pet Owners)
Grass snake care is not overly involved. Creating the right environment in the enclosure is easier than with many other snakes. They may be a bit pickier with their food, but most will happily eat thawed mice. If your snake was caught in the wild, you may have to train it first, which could mean you have to feed it live prey for a while. Apart from that, grass snakes … [Read more...] about Grass Snake Care (Ultimate Guide To Caring For Grass Snakes)
Are you a new snake owner? Then the ball python is an excellent choice. It is a small, docile snake that makes for a great pet. It does not take up much space and is not as sensitive to changes in its environment as some other species. It is also not aggressive and is harmless to humans, as a constrictor. That said, it will get aggressive if you threaten them or … [Read more...] about Do Ball Pythons Make Good Pets?
The Ringneck snake looks like the perfect pet, right? I mean, that distinctive neck ring actually makes it look like it is already wearing a collar! If the snake did have a collar with an up-to-date identification tag, it would tell you that the ring-necked snake (Diadophis punctatus) is mildly venomous. It would also tell you that it is a relatively small snake, … [Read more...] about Are Ringneck Snakes Poisonous?
Why is the carpet python such a popular pet? There are a few reasons, actually. For one, it is a python. But it's not as large as most pythons. And it's not tiny like the ball python. Basically, it means you can own a python, without actually having to care for a gigantic snake. In other words: it is big, but not so big that requires a gigantic amount of space and tons … [Read more...] about Carpet Python Facts (9 Fascinating Facts You Need To Know)
Corn snakes have a reputation as great beginner snakes. They are docile, easy to care for, not too picky, and beautiful to boot. But do corn snakes bite at all? Or is that not something you have to worry about with these gentle creatures. They're non-venomous and one look at the tiny teeth will tell you that, even if they do bit, it's not something you have to be … [Read more...] about Do Corn Snakes Bite?