Snake Health

what temperature is too cold for snakes?
Snake Health

What Happens When a Snake Gets Too Cold?

Snakes are cold-blooded (ectothermic) reptiles. Consequently, all species of snakes have strict temperature requirements. If a snake can’t find somewhere to warm up, or at least stop getting colder, it’ll eventually die. When a snake gets too cold, it will seek out a basking spot. If one isn’t available, it […]

does defanging a snake kill it?
Snake Health

What Happens When You Defang a Snake?

Owning a venomous or ‘hot’ snake is 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 fangs. You […]