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The Animals at Home Network

Jun 22, 2022

Why isn't there a professional registry for reptiles? Have you ever thought about insuring your group of animals but been denied by insurance companies? Why is indiscriminate inbreeding so popular in herpetoculture and how does this relate to the downfall of many popular dog breeds? All of this and more are discussed in...


Jun 10, 2022

Ben Owens is a reptile keeper and Ph.D. student out of the UK. and is also the founder and director of Captive and Field Herpetology, an initiative focused on bridging the knowledge gap between herpetofauna in captivity and the wild. In this episode, we discuss how C&FH began as well as how the peer-reviewed...


May 30, 2022

Dr. Frans de Waal is a world-renowned primatologist, most known for his work on the behavior and social intelligence of primates.  Dr. de Waal's first book, "Chimpanzee Politics" is considered one of the most influential works on the topic, and has since authored many other equally important books. He is really one of...


May 23, 2022

Rex Colubra is a long-time reptile keeper and the creator of the YouTube Channel, Rex Colurba’s All-Animal Channel. In this episode, Rex walks us through how to bond and connect with your reptiles, including how to tame an aggressive snake. Rex treats each animal as an individual, sentient being, which is the key to...


May 12, 2022

Brandon Millichamp is the currently President of The Alberta Reptile and Amphibian Society (TARAS). In this episode, Brandon tells us about his collection including an interesting breeding project he is working on with the 3 species in the Leioheterodon genus (Madagascar hognose). The majority of this conversation...