Is your Beardy bored?

Is your Beardy bored?

by Karen Nilsson
This is a question for all of our pets. When you're kept in an enclosure for the better part of your life you start to crave a bit of a break from the everyday.There are a few ways we can help our pets keep mentally and physically stimulated.Exe…
Wakey Wakey

Wakey Wakey

by Karen Nilsson
It seems like they’ve been asleep for a long time and one day when you check on them, you will find them awake and looking at you. Or you will hear them moving around their enclosure.At this point you can bathe them for a drink and waking stimulation…
Fast Five Facts - Shinglebacks

Fast Five Facts - Shinglebacks

by Karen Nilsson
Shingleback lizardsThese large skinks are a member of the blue-tongue lizard family and can measure up to 40 cm in length.Tiliqua rugosa are not normally aggressive towards one another, but males can become territorial during mating season.Shinglebac…
Fast Five Facts - Reptile First Aid

Fast Five Facts - Reptile First Aid

by Karen Nilsson
If your reptiles sustains a cut or wound you can soak the reptile in warmish chest deep water to which Betadine has been added. Add enough Betadine to the water to make a medium tea color. Leave in the tub for 15-20 minutes, refreshing as necessary.…
Fast Five Facts -Smooth Knob Tail Gecko

Fast Five Facts -Smooth Knob Tail Gecko

by Karen Nilsson
They have a lifespan of about 10 years and grow to about 8-10cm.Females will grow larger at approx 25 grams while the males are smaller at 15-20 grams.Another name for this family of geckos is barking gecko because they bark loudly during threat disp…