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The Animals at Home Network

Feb 28, 2021

Ashley Dezan is the founder and owner of Northern Lights Reptile Imports. In this episode, Ashley tells us the story of how she started her business and gives us the “day-in-the-life” of a reptile importer. She also explains what CITES is, how it impacts herpetoculture, and what she has to do to ensure she complies...


Feb 25, 2021

I have finally finished creating my Patreon Page. In this short bonus episode of the podcast, I briefly lay out who the Patreon page will work and what that means for the future of the podcast!

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Feb 21, 2021

Dr. Tariq Abou-Zahr MRCVS is an exotic vet and long-time reptile keeper out of the UK. In this episode, we discuss when our reptiles should be taken to the clinic, how often they should have health check-ups and common health issues seen in herpetoculture. We also chat about Tariq's collection, breeding projects, as...


Feb 14, 2021

Tyson is the creator of the popular Instagram account @Doc.Merten and the owner of the custom reptile enclosure business, Habitats at Home. In this episode, we discuss Tyson's history with reptiles and enclosure construction, how to use natural history as a framework for enclosure design, and current issues with the...


Feb 7, 2021

Chain pet stores typically have a bad reputation within the reptile hobby. In this episode, I chat with an employee of a chain pet store to discuss what working there is like from the perspective of a hobbyist. We discuss the many mistakes chain pet stores make that lead to misinformation and my guest provides solutions...