What Pet Iguana Keepers Want You to Know

1. Pet iguanas are not for beginners! It’s a classic story: Person goes to the pet store or reptile expo. They see a big-eyed, bright green baby iguana for just $15.  Swayed by a cute face and a good bargain, they… Continue Reading


Help! My Bearded Dragon Won’t Eat Greens

bearded dragon won't eat greens - bearded dragon eating cilantro

One of the most common questions I get on Instagram is, “My bearded dragon won’t eat greens. What am I doing wrong??!” Beardies refuse greens for different reasons, but as long as they’re still eating bugs, it’s easy to fix. Reason… Continue Reading


How to Clip or Trim Lizard Claws

How to clip lizard nails - bearded dragon

When you handle your lizards, do you end up with claw marks all over your arms? If so, it’s probably time to get out the nail clippers. Whether you have a bearded dragon, blue tongue skink, or tegu, keeping those sharp… Continue Reading


Herping Fun at Lake Powell

Lake Powell lizard - side-blotched

Whoo! Just got back from a week-long vacation at Lake Powell. It was perfect—soft sand beach, sleeping under the stars, lots of laughs shared with good friends, and lots of writing time. But let’s talk about REPTILES! That’s right friends: Hubby and I… Continue Reading


Legless Lizards vs. Snakes

legless lizards vs snakes

What’s the Difference? At first glance, they look exactly the same. Scaley, legless, long, and a bit scary. But if you take a closer look, you see that’s where the resemblance ends. So let’s compare, shall we? It’s time for… Continue Reading