Bearded Dragons: The Essential Guide To Ownership & Care For Your Pet (Bearded Dragon Care)
- Publish Date: 2015-10-27
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Kate Pellham
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Going against the common misconception that lizards as pets are distant and aloof, bearded dragons are friendly and love being handledin fact, in most respects, bearded dragons arent your typical lizard. Hardy, sociable, and relatively low-maintenance, theyre a fabulous pet for a first-time lizard owner, and can give you up to a decade of loving companionship. Whether youre living alone in an apartment or have a household full of children and other pets, a bearded dragon will quickly become a part of your family once you bring it home. But how can you tell if a bearded dragon is the right animal for you? And once you get onehow do you care for it? This book will answer those questions and more, giving you an in-depth look at bearded dragon care and ownership, from where to find your new pet (and how to pick a healthy individual) to setting up the terrarium and formulating the perfect dietand even giving you an introduction to breeding practices. Once you have it in the right home with a good basking light, regular care of a bearded dragon is surprisingly fun and easy. Provided they get regular care and attention, bearded dragons arent prone to illness or injurybut just in case, this book also introduces you to some of the more common ailments affecting this species and the proper ways to diagnose and treat them. Youll also learn how to prevent these illnesses from occurring with a clean and properly heated enclosure and a proper balance of vegetable and protein food and regular administration of calcium supplements. With their dramatic spiked heads and variety of colorations, bearded dragons have taken the pet world by storm since becoming a world-wide option in the early 1990sand with the information provided in this book, you too can become a proud dragon owner.
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