Snake Health

snake septicemia treatment
Snake Health

How to Treat Septicemia in Snakes

Snake septicemia is usually, but not always, caused by bacteria in your pet’s living environment. These bacteria will cause considerable damage to your snake’s vital organs, such as the kidneys. Check for signs of petechiae (small hemorrhagic patches, or blood blisters/pin-pricks, on the stomach and lining of the mouth). There […]

signs of ill health in snakes
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17 Very Common Health Problems in Snakes

Snakes, even if you keep them in an enclosure on their own, are prone to getting ill. The usual cause is bad husbandry or direct/indirect contact with other snakes. Left untreated, many of these snake health problems can be fatal. So, prevention of illness and disease in snakes is crucial. […]

How to treat scale rot in snakes
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How to Get Rid of Scale Rot on a Snake

Scale rot is a bacterial infection that is very common among captive reptiles, including snakes. It occurs due to overly moist living conditions and the improper cleaning of a snake’s enclosure. Overly moist environments, combined with the presence of fecal matter and food waste, lead to fungal and bacterial growth, […]

How long can snake mites live?
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How Do Snakes Get Mites?

Parasitic snake mites can badly affect your pet’s health. Mites on snakes are easily visible after they’ve fed, but they can be tough to get rid of without a scientifically-approved treatment. Fortunately, there are ways to remove snake mites safely. You can use  to buy Provent-a-Mite on Amazon. This is […]