Reptile and Amphibian Books

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Invertebrates and Insect Books

Invertebrates such as scorpions, tarantulas and stick insects are becoming popular in captivity. An excellent book written by Alan Hendersen is Bugs Alive. Another popular book fetaures Tarantulas and Scorpians.

A Guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians
Dr Brendan Carmel and Dr Robert Johnson
174 Pages
ISBN: 9780987244703
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A Guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians

A guide to Health and Disease in Reptiles and Amphibians, written by two specialist Australian veterinarians—Dr Brendan Carmel and Dr Robert  Johnson—is an essential reference in any herpers library. Filled with over 240 colour images to support the information, this easy-to-read  176-page text is laid out in a succinct format.

The basics of reptile and amphibian health and husbandry covered will equip you with the essentials in understanding how to care for your reptile, frog or turtle.

Complimentary to the specific species and titles produced by Reptile Publications, this title, written by exotic veterinarians, Dr Brendan Carmel and Dr Robert Johnson, is a much-needed reference for all herpers and an aid to veterinarians in educating their clientele on better husbandry to support their consults.

Chapters include:

Selection, Quarantine and Preventable Health Care.

Husbandry and Housing—incorporates heating and the importance of thermoregulation, humidity, lighting and the electromagnetic spectrum.

Hygiene—disinfecting procedures.

Handling and Transportation.

Breeding—sex identification, reproductive activity and psychology, sperm and egg development, cooling, parthenogenesis, courtship, fertilisation, pregnancy and incubation.

Anatomy of Snakes, Lizards, Turtles and Frogs.

Sick Reptiles and Amphibians—provides basic first aid and emergency essentials.

Diseases and Conditions—an expansive chapter detailing ailments for snakes, pythons, lizards, frogs and turtles in sections including infectious and non-infectious diseases and treatments.

Glossary of Common Terms.

Be informed on critical husbandry skills and equiped to recognise sickness in your reptile or amphibian—reponsibile pet ownership.


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