Synopses & Reviews
Snakes is a book in Barron's series of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals . This book describes a variety of snakes available to collectors in North America, with advice on maintaining a terrarium, feeding, breeding, and much more. Written especially to introduce inexperienced and prospective pet owners to the pleasures and duties of pet care, Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals also make fine guides to pet care for older children. These heavily illustrated books are filled with helpful information on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care--and where applicable, grooming and training pets. Each book is individually written by an expert--a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. These manuals cover every popular dog and cat breed, as well as bird varieties, hamsters and other small caged animals, fish varieties for aquarium hobbyists, terrarium pets, and even exotics, such as reptiles, amphibians, and scorpions. All books have 70 or more color photos, and most also have instructive line illustrations.
This general information book deals with a variety of snakes commonly available to collectors in North America, with advice on maintaining a proper terrarium, feeding, breeding, protecting against diseases and parasites, and much more. Full-color photos show many varieties.
Information and advice to help you
take good care of your Snake
Typical Snakes for the terrarium: varieties, life cycles, terrarium maintenance, and more
Expert advice: housing, feeding, health care, and breeding
Understanding your Snake: recognizing body language and how it reflects your snake's health
Step-by-step instruction for everyday care Informative and attractive sidebars Filled with handsome full-color photos
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.