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Reptiles + Zoonosis & Human Health

  • Bearded dragons have several unique problems; understanding these problems will allow you to better care for your pet and minimize future health care problems.

  • Iguanas have several unique disease problems; understanding these problems will allow you to better care for your pet and minimize future health care problems.

  • Snakes have several unique problems and understanding these problems will allow you to better care for your pet and minimize future health care problems.

  • Aquatic turtles such as the red-eared slider have several unique problems. Understanding these problems will allow you to better care for your pet and minimize future health care issues.

  • The Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) is probably the most popular pet aquatic turtle. They are semi-aquatic turtles (they like to leave the water to bask in the sun), native to the warmer southern United States.

  • Turtles have several unique problems. Understanding these problems will allow you to better care for your pet and minimize future health care issues.