Snake Health

do vets treat snakes?
Snake Health

Do All Vets Deal with Snakes?

If your snake has a health problem, you should take them to the veterinarian. But if you were to ring your family vet and ask if they could treat your snake, they might say no. Ideally, you should find a vet that you can build a long-term professional relationship with. […]

snake died suddenly
Snake Health

Why Did My Snake Die Suddenly?

It can be a huge shock to find out that your snake has died overnight. If your snake has passed away recently, you no doubt want to know why it happened. If you have other snakes or plan to get another baby snake shortly, finding out more about snake health […]

how to feed a snake that won't eat
Snake Health

5 Snake Feeding Problems with Safe Solutions

If you’ve just bought a snake and they’re refusing to eat, no doubt that’s a major worry—especially if you’ve never experienced this problem or owned a snake before. What’s worse is that snake anorexia has many different causes, and potential solutions. Of course, your snake could also not be hungry. […]

does defanging a snake kill it?
Snake Health

What Happens When You Defang a Snake?

Owning a venomous or ‘hot’ snake is, of course, dangerous. That’s why most people’s first instinct is to think about removing their fangs, so that they can’t bite you. But if you were to ask any experienced snake breeder or owner, practically none would say that they remove a snake’s […]

snake venom gland removal
Snake Health

Can You Remove Venom Glands from a Snake?

Owning a venomous snake can be dangerous for obvious reasons. Most snake owners rely on ultra-safe handling and feeding methods. However, others want to know if it’s possible to have their snakes rendered harmless through removing their venom glands. It’s difficult to find vets that will do the procedure, so […]