how to tell if your snake has mites
Snake Health

How Do Snakes Get Mites?

Snake mites (Ophionyssus natricis) are tiny arthropods that feed on the blood of snakes. These ectoparasites multiply quickly. An examination will reveal small colored dots moving about on your snake’s nostrils, around the eyes (labial pits), and neck (gular fold). Also, snakes infected with mites will bathe more frequently than […]