Snake Health

signs of ill health in snakes
Snake Health

17 Very Common Health Problems in Snakes

Even captive (pet) snakes can become ill. The most common causes of sickness are bad husbandry and direct/indirect contact with other snakes. Left untreated, many of these health problems can become fatal. Health problems in snakes include stress, retained sheds, sepsis, anorexia/overweight, head wobble, internal/external parasites, respiratory problems, and inclusion […]

what are the signs of a stressed snake?
Snake Health

How to Tell If a Snake is Stressed Out

Your snake can die from the knock-on effects of stress, so it’s not a health problem that you should allow to continue indefinitely. All pet snakes, including corn snakes and ball pythons, can become stressed due to their living environment and your unwanted actions, such as over-handling. A stressed snake’s […]