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Pet Care Resources: Reptiles/Amphibians

A Veterinary Medicine Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information on a variety of general pet care topics.

Reptile Care Literature

Bartlett, Richard D. Anoles, Basilisks & Water Dragons: A Complete Pet Care Manual. Barron's Educational Series, 2008. 96 p. ISBN: 0812097890. 

Coborn, John. The Proper Care of Reptiles. TFH Publications, 1993. 

Flank, Lenny. The Turtle: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet. Howell Book House, 1997. 

Rosenthal, Karen. The Iguana: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet. Howell Book House, 1996.

Bartlett, Richard D. and Patricia Pope Bartlett. The Horned Frog Family and African Bullfrogs. Barron's Educational Series, 2000. 48 p. ISBN: 0764111272.

Coborn, John. Frogs and Toads as a New Pet. TFH Publications, 1991. 64 p. ISBN: 0866225358.

Coborn, John. Salamanders and Newts as a New Pet. TFH Publications, 1994. 64 p. ISBN: 0866225382. 

Grenard, Steve and Terry Gamppen. Frogs and Toads. Howell Books, 2007. 128 p. ISBN: 0876054440.

Mattison, Chris. The Care of Reptiles and Amphibians in Captivity. Blandford, 1992. 
Contains detailed information on housing, handling and feeling.

Patterson, Jordan. Newts. Chelsea House Publishers, 1998. 64p. ISBN: 0791051315.

  • Keeping Poison Frogs
  • Wall, Jerry L. Keeping Poison Frogs. Chelsea House House Publishers, 1999. ISBN: 0791050793. 
    Recommended by the publisher for children aged 7 years.

University of Illinois Library Reptile Care Books

University of Illinois Library Amphibian Care Material

University of Illinois Library Reptiles/Amphibian Breeding Materials

Subject Guide

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