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Can I get salmonella from my pet reptile?

Salmonellosis, the disease caused by the Salmonella bacterium, is possibly the most infamous disease transmissible between animals and people associated with reptiles, (called zoonoses). The most famous epidemic of Salmonella in the 1970’s was caused by small (under 4 inch) red-slider turtles … Continue reading

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Chameleons For Sale in Massachusetts!

For many years reptile lovers in Massachusetts have not been able to own (unless you had a special permit), buy or sell Old World Chameleons.  The reason for this has never been obvious, and finally the rules have been changed!  … Continue reading

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5 Easy Reptile Pets

Thinking of a new pet for your family?  Reptile pets are among the easiest pets to keep, and still offer interaction and fun.  We have had all kinds of reptiles and amphibians at our store; here is the list of … Continue reading

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Helpful Hints for Busy Reptile Owners

Here are a few tips to make things easier for you: 1.  Try our Cricket Card Each card has 20 punches on it, and each punch is worth various amounts of the different live reptile foods we offer in the … Continue reading

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Our Newest Snake – Introducing the Rough Green Snake

Rough Green Snake This beautifully colored bright green snake is a slender inhabitant of open woodlands, and along the edges of rivers, ponds and wetlands.  They range from the mid-Atlantic region through the southeast. Primarily arboreal, these docile animals hunt … Continue reading

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