Bearded Dragon: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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Wiley, Jan 7, 2008 - Pets - 128 pages
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The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly!

Bearded dragons are increasingly popular; they may soon overtake the green iguana as the most popular reptile in the U.S. With their unique appearance, docile nature, and minimal care requirements, beardies make a great introduction to reptile keeping. With colorful photos, charts, and tables, this guide covers the basics, including:

  • The beardie's background and the various breeds of bearded dragons
  • Choosing your bearded dragon
  • Setting up and maintaining your beardie's home, complete with a basking area and lighting
  • Feeding and caring for your bearded dragon

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One of the best books out there on Bearded dragon care and I have read quite a few. My favorite feature of the book was the shopping checklist on things you need if your buying a bearded dragon which is something I have yet to see in other pet care books.

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About the author (2008)

Steve Grenard is an avid herpetologist with more than forty years of experience with amphibians and reptiles; he published a paper on the reproduction of the Marsupial Frog in 1958. In the summer of 2000, he published a controversial and widely debated review in Natural History Magazine on the possibility of American rattlesnake venoms evolving new properties. He is the author of several Howell Book House titles, including: Your Happy Healthy Pet: Frogs and Toads, An Owner’s Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet: Lizard and Amphibians: Their Care and Keeping. He is also the author of a number of scholarly medical and herpetological books, including Medical Herpetology and Handbook of Alligators and Crocodiles, and is the author of Introduction to Respiratory Care, a best-selling text review of respiratory therapy. Steve is a board-certified respiratory therapist and polysomnographer and is the clinical coordinator of the Institute of Sleep Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in Staten Island, New York.

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